DRIVE Wellness Program

Wellness is a top priority at Western Digital. DRIVE Wellness is at the core of our community of wellness, promoting, encouraging, and rewarding you for engaging in healthier lifestyle habits. Living a healthy life has many positive effects on your life — immediately and in the long-term:

  • Lower health care costs
  • Reduced stress levels
  • Weight loss
  • Increased energy
  • Lower blood pressure and other health risks
  • Better sleep

Our DRIVE Wellness Program is easy to use, convenient, and provides rewards if you choose to participate. We appreciate your participation! Don’t forget that if your spouse or domestic partner is enrolled in your Western Digital medical plan they are eligible to participate as well. This program is designed to help you focus on what matters most, your health.

Your DRIVE Wellness Program

Your wellness program includes:

  • DRIVE Wellness Centers
  • Virgin Pulse
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Biometric screenings
  • DRIVE Wellness campaigns
  • Flu shots
  • DRIVE Fitness Centers
  • Care Management Programs
  • Maternity Management Program
  • Omada Diabetes Prevention Program
  • Anthem and Kaiser Permanente on-site concierges
  • Incentives and rewards via Virgin Pulse
  • Health Coaching
  • No cost preventive care services including lab work and medications
  • No cost access to behavioral health services
 

DRIVE Wellness Centers

The DRIVE Wellness Center provides you with immediate and less costly medical services while eliminating the inconvenience of a drive and a long wait at a doctor’s office. Using the DRIVE Wellness Centers puts you in control of your healthcare — according to your schedule and at your convenience!

How to Use the DRIVE Wellness Centers

If you or your medically enrolled spouse/domestic partner and dependents age 18 or older are visiting a Western Digital campus with an On-site Wellness Center, you are welcome to make an appointment. Please visit one of our Wellness Centers:

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Great Oaks

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Milpitas

Services

The DRIVE Wellness Centers offer services such as health coaching, preventive care visits, and biometric screenings.

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Medical and Preventive Care

Our providers are available for annual physicals which include a comprehensive assessment of your body composition, preventive care, vaccinations, and blood draw services. Our providers can evaluate your needs, address illness and minor injuries, and even dispense medications before you walk out the door.

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Medication Dispensing

Generic preventive medicine is dispensed in a 90-day supply at no charge, with all other medicines dispensed at $10. Employees must establish care at the DRIVE Wellness Center to participate in the medication dispensing program.

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a Traditional Chinese Medicine technique involving the insertion of needles into specific points of the body. It is used in physical medicine to balance energy, enhance recovery, and to reduce pain and inflammation. Additional methods include acupressure, guisha, cupping, and essential oils for relieving pain and improving circulation and healing.

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Behavioral Health

Receive individual and group counseling through a variety of offerings including private sessions, yoga and mindfulness classes, and workshops for small or large teams/groups on-site or off-site. Focus areas include stress management, workplace dynamics, anxiety, major life events, grief counseling, adult ADD, enhanced group functioning, and behavioral change.

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Complex Care Management

A highly personalized and collaborative approach for eligible individuals with complex, chronic, or catastrophic illnesses. Receive a comprehensive plan to assess, implement, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate options and services to achieve optimal physical and emotional well-being.

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Chiropractic Care

A custom blend of non-invasive therapies and hands-on techniques used to treat musculoskeletal complaints, alleviate pain and tension, and restore movement and function.

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Disease Care Management

A hands-on approach in helping eligible enrollees take charge of their chronic conditions like diabetes, COPD, asthma, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and certain musculoskeletal conditions.

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Health Coaching

Custom programs tailored to your health and wellness goals. Individual counseling sessions to create practical meal plans, exercise recommendation (type, duration and intensity), stress management, sleep improvement and lifestyle measurement tools to track success.

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Physical Therapy

A holistic approach to assess and treat acute and chronic mobility issues, post-operative orthopedic recovery, soft tissue injuries and more. Physical Therapy incorporates a broad range of interventions, such as ultrasound, electrical muscle stimulation and treatment Dedicate techniques to reduce pain, restore function, improve body mechanics, and prevent injuries.

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Virgin Pulse

We’re excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with Virgin Pulse to offer a new wellness program for U.S. employees and spouses/domestic partners who are enrolled in a Western Digital medical plan. It is a powerful tool to help us make healthy choices, be well together, and inspire all of us to live better every day!

With the Virgin Pulse wellness program, participants get fun and engaging challenges, helpful content, and tools to encourage making wellbeing a priority. There are opportunities to earn points for a variety of health and wellness activities that can then be redeemed for gift cards and other items on the Virgin Pulse platform. Employees are eligible for up to $100 per quarter or $400 annually in Pulse Cash if you choose to participate!

Learn more about how to sign up for Virgin Pulse on Connect.
 

DRIVE Fitness

DRIVE Fitness is an all-inclusive, scalable strength and conditioning program geared toward preparing people for life’s everyday activities. All-inclusive means anyone can do DRIVE Fitness classes! We welcome all ages and fitness levels. The program includes yoga, running, jumping, lifting and much, much more. This type of training has led people to healthier, happier and more fit lives.

We've partnered with NC Fit, and their coaches are committed to helping you! They'll scale workouts up or down depending on each participant's skill and fitness level, and ensure the workout is appropriate for each employee.

This program and all related classes are 100% paid by Western Digital at these U.S. sites with on-site DRIVE Fitness gyms:

  • Milpitas, CA
  • Rochester, MN
  • San Jose, CA at the Great Oaks Campus

Classes are scheduled throughout the day, and you can find schedules at DRIVE Fitness. In order to participate, you must complete a Fitness Center Waiver.

In addition to our on-site classes, all employees have access to on-demand and live streaming classes, nutrition and mindfulness content from the comfort of your home. For more information visit http://www.wdfitness.com/.

Active & Fit Direct

The Active & Fit Direct program allows you to choose from 11,000+ participating fitness centers nationwide for $25 a month (plus a $25 enrollment fee and applicable taxes). See Connect to learn more.

 

Care Management

DRIVE Wellness offers employees access to experts who know how to get you back to feeling your best. We identify the barriers that prevent you from reaching your health and wellness goals, and partner with you to find the treatment plans and protocols to reach the best outcomes. Depending on your specific health requirements, you may qualify to enroll in one of two programs: Complex Care Management or Care Management.

Complex Care Management

A highly personalized and collaborative process to dramatically improve the quality of life for Western Digital employees, spouses/domestic partners and eligible dependents older than 18 with complex, chronic or catastrophic illnesses. Available completely free of charge, your dedicated registered nurse care manager will create a comprehensive plan that assesses, implements, coordinates, monitors and evaluates the options and services you require for optimal physical and emotional well-being. Those who qualify for enrollment receive up to 5,000 points per quarter in Virgin Pulse for participating and completing the program.

Care Management

Western Digital employees, spouses/domestic partners and eligible dependents age 18+ who meet program criteria are eligible to earn up to 2,500 points per quarter in Virgin Pulse for participating and completing this no-cost program. The DRIVE Wellness registered nurse care manager takes a hands-on approach in helping enrollees take charge of their chronic conditions like diabetes, COPD, asthma, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and certain musculoskeletal conditions. You can expect a team approach to your medical care and personalized support to help you reach your health and wellness goals.

Do You Qualify?

Contact your dedicated care manager today to see if you qualify for enrollment in the Complex Care Management or Care Management program: Tiffany Helman, RN, BSN, DRIVE Wellness Care Manager

Lark

Lark is a health benefit available at no cost to you that provides personal support to help you lose weight, keep it off, and help reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes. If you or your adult family members are enrolled in the Anthem Blue Cross health plan and are at risk for Type 2 diabetes, Western Digital will cover the entire cost of the program — a $650 value.

Lark includes:

  • Wireless smart scale to monitor your progress
  • Professional health coach to keep you on track
  • Interactive program that adapts to you
  • Weekly online lessons to educate and inspire
  • Small group of participants for real-time support

Visit Lark to access the company sponsored link and see if you’re eligible by taking a 1-minute risk screener.