Integrating Genomics into Employee Benefits & Corporate Wellness Programs

Dr. Phil Smalley MD, FRCPC - in Features

The genetic revolution is upon us. By making genetic tests more available and affordable, employers and insurers can capitalize on this movement and improve employee wellbeing and lower morbidity and mortality. Professor Dame Sally C. Davies, the Chief Medical…

The American Lung Association and CVS: A Partnership in Lung Health

American Lung Association - in Smoking Cessation

Every two and a half minutes someone in the U.S. is told that they have lung cancer, and the five-year survival rate is only 17.7 percent – making lung cancer the #1 cancer killer of women and men. While air pollution, radon, asbestos and exposure to secondhand…

A Growing Population Means a Growing Number of Caregivers

Christin Kuretich, Director, Product & Innovation, Trustmark Voluntary Benefit Solutions - in Others

It’s an impossible spot to be in at times – balancing the care needed for a loved one with the regular responsibilities of work and family. Regardless, the world of caregiving has expanded. This growing, aging population that’s living longer and developing…

Offering Genetic Testing to Your Employees: The Pros and Cons

By Dr. Phil Smalley MD FRCPC - in Genomics

Introduction This month’s column is an important five minute read if you are starting to consider adding genetic testing products into your employee benefits or insurance products. You need to be able to explain the benefits of genetic testing and show how…

To Bundle or Not to Bundle: That is the Benefits Question

By Dan Gechter - in Others

We have all become accustomed to bundling in our everyday lives. It's usually presented as a cost-savings vehicle but even jaded consumers have come to suspect there is more to a bundled service offer than just altruism. When you're crafting an effective Voluntary…

Innovative Sleep Programs – How Sleep Is Revolutionizing The Workplace

Interview with Dr. Christopher Winter, President & Owner, CNSM Consultant - in News & Insights

At the WMTC & EHBC last year in Washington, D.C., Corporate Wellness Magazine caught up with Dr. Christopher Winters just before his presentation at the much-anticipated Sleep Summit. An emerging trend is more and more corporate offices initiating programs…

Population Health Management Strategies Challenges and Advice From Aetna International

Daniel Pyne - in Worksite Wellness

For Aetna International, their focus on population health management involves helping large governments and large payers improve the infrastructure of their healthcare system to produce better outcomes for patients. While Aetna International has projects…

Innovation in Benefits (Yes, Benefits)

By Alan Cohen - in News & Insights

The Following is an excerpt from the book, “Employee Benefits and the New Health Care Landscape: How Private Exchanges are Bringing Choice and Consumerism to America’s Workforce”, by Alan Cohen. Alan will be leading a panel discussion at EHBC, “Rise Up!…

Credit (Reality) Check: Employee Wellness Extends To Financial Health

By Elizabeth Halkos - in Economics

Unexpected expenses are a fact of life. Whether it’s the washing machine suddenly breaking down or the car needing new tires, surprise bills hit us all. For those who are financially fragile - living from paycheck to paycheck and with little or no…

Future Trends in HR: The Challenge of Supporting Virtual Teams

Tara Powers - in News & Insights

You don’t need a crystal ball to predict the top HR issues in the coming years. Some are staring us right in the face… or the screen, as it happens A recent report by the World Economic Forum found that telework (also called telecommuting, working remotely…

The Role of the Broker in the New Benefits Landscape

Willis Towers Watson - in Features

Following is an excerpt from the book, “Employee Benefits and the New Health Care Landscape: How Private Exchanges are Bringing Choice and Consumerism to America’s Workforce”, by Alan Cohen, in which Alan shares insights from Rob Harkins on the…

Q & A: An Interview with Lorna Borenstein, CEO of Grokker

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Worksite Wellness

Grokker is a subscription-based website and app that publishes short health and well-being videos featuring activities like yoga, meditation, nutrition and more. At last year’s Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress, Corporate Wellness Magazine had the…

Q & A: An Interview With Ted White

Rob Shestack - in Genomics

We are here today speaking with Ted White, Jr., the Chairman of BH Genetic Solutions, an industry leader specializing in PGx and healthcare technology solutions. BH Genetic Solutions, in partnership with Aeon Global Health, are Diamond sponsors of our…