Workplace Health Achievement Index Resources

AHA Index User Guide (PDF)

The American Heart Association Index User Guide guides organizations enrolled in the Workplace Health Achievement Index on how to access their secure, password protected admin portal and how to view and print benchmark reports.

Usage Guidelines

Please refer to the Usage Guidelines for allowed use of recognition materials.

AHA Index Questions (PDF)

The Workplace Health Achievement Index Questions can be downloaded as a pdf to see the specific measures and to use to prepare for taking the Index assessment online.

Processes For Submitting Employee Data (PDF)

For the Performance Measures section of the Workplace Health Achievement Index, organizations submit employee level data for the seven LS7 metrics, which are stored in CloudMine, a secure HIPAA-compliant database. Organizations can submit performance metrics via four processes. This document provides an overview of each option.

Instructions For Submitting Performance Data The Aggregate Report Process (PDF)

These instructions provide guidance for submitting employee data via the aggregate report template process.

Instructions For Submitting Performance The Batch Upload Process (PDF)

These instructions provide guidance for submitting employee data via the Batch Upload process.

2016 vs. 2017 Enhancements (PDF)

The American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement Index is a voluntary, online continuous quality improvement platform that allows organizations to assess the comprehensiveness of their workplace health programs and the overall heart health of their workforce. To improve the quality of the tool, we gathered feedback from 2016 Index users, the CEO Roundtable, the Workplace Health Steering Committee and American Heart Association Staff responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating the Index. Changes to the Index for 2017 are summarized in this document.

Opt-In / Opt-Out Step-by-Step Instructions (PDF)

This document provides detailed instructions for opting in or out of public recognition.