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Case studies looking into the corporate wellness programs of Lam Research, Royal Caribbean Cruises and Western Reserve Hospital

Employer Case Studies – Lam Research, Royal Caribbean Cruses, LTD., and Western Reserve Hospital

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Case Study

Case Study 1 - Lam Research Lam Research is an American multinational corporation operating in Austria, South Korea, Taiwan and the United States and designs, manufactures and services semiconductor equipment to create integrated circuits. Located in Fremont, California,…

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Holistic Approaches for Employees Coping with Cancer

Larissa Brass - in Cancer, Column

When Sandy Tracy was diagnosed with kidney cancer last year, the last people she felt like talking to about it were her co-workers. “I don’t like people feeling sorry for me,” she said. “I just wanted to go back to everything being OK. I just wanted…

Depression in the Workplace: The Unexpected Threat to your Company

A significant and consistent focus for any organization is reducing costs to improve its financial bottom line. This emphasis on spending can often result in limitations on travel, policies on employee spending, or staff layoffs. Yet, the effect of an employee’s…

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Health Promotion: IBM ‘Commits’ to Corporate Wellness

Megan Turner - in Features

IBM, a multinational technology and innovation company, relies on a steadfast commitment for senior leadership and a strategic, integrated approach to address more than 400,000 employees from some 100 countries. A Commit to Health approach encourages employees…

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Global Challenges in Corporate Wellness – How to Turn Game Around

Wolf Kirsten - in Features

The 2014 ‘‘Global Survey on Health Promotion, Workplace Wellness and Productivity Strategies’’ by Buck Consultants underlines the daunting challenges to implementing a global corporate wellness program and raises doubts about whether or not an effective…

You wouldn't wear a suit without personalization, why a wellness program?

Personalization is ‘Secret Sauce’ for any Wellness Program

Sandi Eskew - in Features

Personalization drives success across nearly every industry - from smart phone apps to luxury travel. The more products and services can be customized to personal habits, goals or desires, the more success that product or service often has. Wellness programs…

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Take a Whole-Health Approach to an Employee Wellness Program

Amy Haft - in News & Insights

Employers who seek to add a wellness program to their overall Employee Assistance Program (EAP) package will want to research programs with a focus on not only a healthy body, but also a healthy mind. This can be accomplished by including a behavioral health…

A stressed employee sailing a sea of paper work.

Combating the Cost of Stress

Michael Susi - in Economics

The cost of stress hits both individuals and organizations in so many silent ways that neither knows they are under attack until the damage is done.

Measuring outcomes is essential to a successful employee assistance program.

A Measure of Success: A Checkup for Your EAP and Wellness Programs

David A. Sharar, Ph.D. - in Others

Businesses are increasingly using analytics to mine “big data” to get refined insight into everything from product design to marketing, customer service to manufacturing processes and, more recently,

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Mental Health As Part of Corporate Wellness Programs

Judi Hennebry Wise - in Focused

Today’s corporate wellness programs tend to focus on helping employees improve their health by creating clinical improvement initiatives around certain measures such as blood pressure,

A group therapy session, seen from the back of on participants head.

How EAP Saved my Life, and How Others can be Helped

Michael Prager - in Focused

When people ask me how I’ve kept 155 pounds off my body for 20 years and counting, I can tell

Three employees having a productive meeting at work.

Disability Management and Wellness for a Healthier, More Productive Workforce

Michael Klachefsky - in Worksite Wellness

Employee absences, such as short- and long-term disability absences, leaves of absence (LOAs) and incidental absences,