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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…

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…

What Certification Can do for an Individual

Zach Younce - in Features

I’ve been in the fitness industry all of my life. I started my career in fitness at the age of sixteen due to a traumatic experience I had the year prior. I quickly realized that health and fitness were my deepest passions and I decided to make something…

2017 Healthcare Trends: Employee Access

Ellen Isaacs, RN, BSN, CPHM, CHC – Director of Corporate Health and Wellness, HEALTHWORKS Division, Carolinas HealthCare System. - in Features

One of the keys to lowering employer healthcare costs is addressing chronic healthcare conditions. And the best way to help employees get and stay healthy is by making sure they have access to a variety of care options. We live in an on-demand world. Our schedules…

Helping Employees Understand the Dollar Value of their Voluntary Benefits

Joe Quintana - in Features

As employers struggle to offer a competitive benefits package in an environment of confusing healthcare, education has become the key to benefit appreciation. Employers and employees both agree that great benefits can convince quality professionals to take…

Calculating Healthcare Savings for Employers and Employees

By Daniel J. Birach, President, HEALTHWORKS Division, Carolinas HealthCare System - in Features

With employer healthcare costs steadily on the rise, companies across the country are examining which steps can be taken to reduce expenses. A handful of key choices — including addressing chronic health conditions among employees and providing access to…

The Importance of Brain Optimization for the Executive Type

Zach Younce - in Features

I wanted to write this article based off a few reasons. One of those is because a colleague of mine recently had the world's most credentialed strength and conditioning coach come to speak to all the executives and employees of a very large organization. This…

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Pairing Corporate Wellness with Personal Wellness: Daymon’s Wellness Expert Training Course Attends Expo West 2017

Carl Jorgensen, Director of Thought Leadership-Wellness, Daymon - in Features

At Daymon, there’s a long history of making corporate wellness a priority across our global teams. However, in 2016, the company took it one step further by creating an educational wellness class custom built for our employees. The goal of Daymon’s Wellness…

Live in Your Productivity Zone

Jenny Dodson - in Features

Join Jenny Dodson, as she helps you get into the productivity zone and inform you how becoming a Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist® can get you there!  

January is National Blood Donor Month

January is National Blood Donor Month

Amy Bair - in Features

Were you aware January is National Blood Donor Month? Why January you ask? Because the winter months are typically the leanest in donations due to inclement weather and seasonal illnesses. This recognition, inspired by the American Red Cross, was first begun…

Insurance working abroad

How Can I Insure my Health While Working Abroad?

Pacific Prime - in Features

There really are few things more valuable than the opportunity to travel the world. If you’ve been chosen by your employer to work abroad, then you get to have the best of both - see amazing foreign lands, and still have a solid income. Whether your destination…

Always Plugged In: America’s Problem with Vacations

by Jeff Romeo - in Features

This just in: Americans are workaholics. Old news, huh? According to a recent Alamo Family Vacation Survey, 41 percent of Americans are leaving their vacation days unused. Why is it that our country has such a hard time taking vacation? There are a number…