HCPSS MPIA Request #2023-010

John Okray
Requested Information
This is a request under MPIA for a copy of all records related in any way to Virgin Pulse and any affiliates or associated programs, including but not limited to any internal or external emails with system employees or officials and any attachments thereto; presentations, proposals, bids, letters, memos, notes, resolutions, minutes, agenda, agreements, contracts, LOIs, SOWs, order forms, purchase orders, invoices, notices, waivers, or similar records.
Date Received
Response Notes

Responsive to this request, the following publicly available Board of Education reports include responsive information for Virgin Pulse regarding use by HCPSS and purchasing information:

  • December 17, 2013 Bids and Contracts: https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/9EBJ8G4BEF54/$file/12%2017%202013%20Bids%20and%20Contracts%20BR.pdf (See P-6)
  • September 3, 2015 Bids and Contracts: https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/9ZTR8D6594BE/$file/09%2003%202015%20Bids%20and%20Contracts%20BR.pdf (See P-4)
  • October 9, 2014 Annual Employee Wellness Program Report (2013): https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/9PHLBB54CB64/$file/10%2009%202014%20Commit%20To%20Be%20Fit%20Employee%20Wellness%20Program%20Annual%20Report%20BR.pdf
  • October 8, 2015 Annual Employee Wellness Program Report (2014): https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/A2WTXT5EC8FA/$file/10%208%202015%20Commit%20To%20Be%20Fit%20Employee%20Wellness%20Program%20Annual%20BR.pdf
  • June 23, 2016 Annual Employee Wellness Program Report (2015): https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/AAYH3V469411/$file/06%2023%202016%20Commit%20to%20be%20Fit%20Employee%20Wellness%20Program%202015%20Annual%20BR.pdf

For reference, the following publicly available Board of Education reports include Virgin Health Miles, which is noted in the above as a previous company used for these services:

  • January 13, 2011 Bids and Contracts:
  • https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/8CSPMK61CC02/$file/01%2013%202011%20Bids%20and%20Contracts%20Report%20BR.pdf (See P-1)
  • January 10, 2013 Bids and Contracts: https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/93LJJC4CE29D/$file/1%2010%202013%20Bids%20and%20Contracts%20BR.pdf (See P-3)
  • December 8, 2011 Employee Wellness Program Status Report (2011): https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/8P4UNF78BAD2/$file/12%2008%202011%20Employee%20Wellness%20Program%20Status%20BR.pdf
  • July 12, 2012 Employee Wellness Program Status Report (2012): https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/8VWN8H5EAEC3/$file/07%2012%202012%20BTE%20-%20Employee%20Wellness%20Program%20Update%20BR.pdf

Additionally, please find attached below a supplier invoice report for all payments to Virgin Pulse, Inc. Please note, the current financial/payment system used by the school system to produce this report only extends back to FY2017. No additional clarification received to continue response.

Responsive Documents

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