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A sign for a Chipotle resturant

Chipotle Mexican Grill – A Study in Sustainable Wellness

Colleen Reilly - in Features, Others

In 2010, Chipotle, a restaurant provider of “food with integrity,” wanted to develop a wellness program to change company culture. The wellness program chosen through the company’s healthcare provider garnered dismal employee participation and engagement.…

Fish swimming in an arrow, with one standing out pointing the other way.

Challenging the Mainstream

Thomas Sondergeld - in Features, Others

I have been fortunate to observe and learn from someone who fished with a net. This very interesting and intricate process to capture as many fish as possible is not as simple as it seems. The net is not merely thrown into the water. There is planning and…

People working to achieve better health.

Positive Organizational Health

The Problem America, as well as many other countries in the world, is at an important crossroad. While many large companies are reporting near record profits, employees are experiencing near epidemic levels of stress, anxiety and depression often created…

Using a medicine ball as a chair to engage the core, part of a culture of health.

4 Tips to Improve Company Health Culture

Sean Gallivan - in Worksite Wellness

Healthcare is a $2.8 trillion a year industry in the United States, which is the highest spend per country in the world, but the U.S. is by no means the healthiest. In order to create a healthier nation and put those dollars to making a difference in society,…

A image showing the steps from good to better to best

Five Strategies to Move your Wellness Program from Good to Great

Jen Piliero - in Worksite Wellness

Healthcare costs are on the rise. In the first quarter of 2014, healthcare spending rose 9.9 percent – the largest quarterly increase in more than 30 years, according to the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis. With these continually…

An engaged employee biking to work.

Three Styles of Communication that Will Keep Your Employees Engaged in your Wellness Program

Jill Shah - in Worksite Wellness

With the rise of the chronic diseases like obesity and heart disease, and the increasing cost of employer health insurance claims

A stressed out couple surrounded by moving boxes

Establishing and Sustaining a Culture of Corporate Wellness by Alleviating the Stress of Moving

Kevin Guz - in Others

Corporate wellness is a noble and necessary undertaking, which involves recognizing - and alleviating - the key sources of stress

Make wellness work for your company, and give your ROI a check up

Wellness: How to Make it Work for your Company

Since way back in the 1980’s articles have been published about the future of health care in America, including several by the above authors covering the direction of health and wellness programs