Corporate Wellness and Building Safety: Building A Union of Trust

Lewis Fein - in Focused

Workplace safety is a crucial part of personal wellness in general and corporate wellness in particular. The way someone manages a building has a direct effect on the health of hundreds or thousands of employees, because protecting these individuals from contaminated…

Employee Health Literacy Heats Up!

Al Lewis - in Economics, Others

One of the enduring mysteries of "empowering" employees to spend their own money on purchasing healthcare is how employees can do that without understanding how to purchase healthcare. It turns out they can't. A study in JAMA Internal Medicine showed almost…

The Energy of Wellness: A New Era of Healthy Energy Drinks?

Lewis Fein - in Others

As I never cease to say, and as I have no intention to cease saying, corporate wellness is inseparable from personal wellness. For workers to have the health and energy to thrive, for them to have the means to maintain the energy to be productive and succeed,…

Woman working while pregnant

Pregnancy Matters: Whose Business Is It?

By Lawrence Raymond, MD, Medical Director, Carolinas HealthCare System HEALTHWORKS - in Focused

What is the Company's Role? News of a pregnancy in the office can be a time of anxious excitement. Team members may organize a baby shower for their colleague, staff excitedly share advice to help prepare their coworker for the adventure that is parenthood,…

The Top 5 Resume Red Flags You Need to Avoid

Kim Bassett - in Focused

As a hospital CEO, I’ve seen many resumes come across my desk -- from physicians to clerical staff – and the red flags remain the same regardless of the position. Don’t give your prospective employer an excuse to eliminate your resume before you get…

Overcoming Mental Health Stigma in the Workplace with New Digital Technologies

Anna Mittag - in Mental Health

For HR professionals who care about employees’ mental well-being in the workplace, the proliferation of mobile devices, digital distractions, and social media channels are truly the proverbial double-edged sword. Consider that the same technologies that…

woman wearing pajamas sleep in her bedroom

Sleep and Weight, It’s a Symbiotic Relationship

Danielle Keenan, Health Management Specialist, Keenan - in Others

When we’re preoccupied with juggling work, family and personal lives, sleep is often one of the first things that’s neglected. As those commitments increase and our free time seems to wane all too quickly, few of us remember to prioritize getting more…

working nurse with the patient in icu ward peripheral artery disease

A Seasonal Reminder about Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD): The QuantaFlo Solution

Lewis Fein - in Others

Consider this piece a sequel to my column about Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) and the QuantaFlo™ System from Semler Scientific. Consider this piece a seasonal reminder about an issue too important to ignore, too urgent to dismiss and too critical to deny.…

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3 Reasons for Hands-on Giving

Kerry Alison Wekelo & Madeline Yaskowski - in Worksite Wellness

Giving back is something many companies like to claim, but what kind of giving do they do and is it heartfelt? Although monetary donations can do amazing things for worthy causes, it’s often hard to tell whether companies are donating for the benefit of…

happy couple running outdoors

The Triumph of the Meritocracy: A Guide for Health and Wellness

Lewis Fein - in Worksite Wellness

How can we promote corporate wellness without a guide – an accurate and impartial one – that enables us to distinguish between alleged experts and actual ones? How can employers encourage employees to make good health a priority, when there is little or…

Employee stress can effect productivity and absenteeism, making the stress even worse.

5 Strategies to Address Employee Stress in the Workplace

By Yesa Yu - in Mental Health

“The next economic era demands new ways of working that harness human potential. Competitiveness and success in the future economy will require the harnessing of human talent and energy, by supporting all of us to be healthy, resilient, motivated, and engaged…

running man,network connection turned into, illustration.

Looking Good and Feeling Well: The Goshly Approach to Corporate Wellness

Lewis Fein - in Worksite Wellness

Corporate wellness is an improbable ideal –– unless there is an obvious commitment to style. That is, it is hard to encourage people to buy health insurance, or to enroll in an online course about nutrition and fitness; it is hard to improve a worker's…