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Corporate Wellness interview with Mayo Clinic CEO John Noseworthy

Mayo’s Growth in Wellness to Expand as it Keeps its Focus ‘People-Centric’

Les C. Meyer - in Worksite Wellness

Rather than pursue mergers and acquisitions as the recipe for growth, the famed Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. is relying on its reputable standard of meaningful face-to-face interaction and building its own growth strategy by scaling its knowledge and…

Mindfulness techniques are shown to help employee productivity.

Mindfulness in the Workplace: Where Peacefulness and Productivity Intersect

Erica Rayner-Horn - in Case Study, Others

Stress in today’s workplace is endemic and ever increasing. Why is this? We live in a culture where multi-tasking, distraction and overwhelm are the norm. We are bombarded with soundbites, Facebook posts, email and text messages. The workplace has become…

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…

A doctor taking a patients blood pressure.

Low in Risk for CVD in the Coming Ten Years? That Might Not Be True.

Morgan C. Wang - in Column

For those who care about your employees’ health, there are two known major risk calculators the ACC/AHA risk calculator and the Framingham risk calculator, unfortunately they may not perform as well as previously thought. Recently an article [1] pointed…

A woman journaling, or a mental dump, for mental health

Mentally Dump for Mental Health

June Saruwatari - in Focused

The nagging thoughts of all the tasks that have to be done like the emails screaming for attention, the speech points you must prepare for the next company meeting, the lunch with that all-important client, the missing button on your new shirt, the mee

A treadmill desk

Sit Up and Take Notice: Office Exercise Equipment Should Not Be Taken Lightly

Jonathan Edelheit, JD - in Features, Others

Sitting Ducks for Poor Health Is finding time to keep in shape a job in itself? Then, you might be a sitting duck for poor health. After all, experts advise at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity most days of the week to maintain good health, and…

Hands exchanging an idea for money.

Want to Improve Wellness ROI? Think about Where and How to Invest

Hangsheng Liu - in Features

Employers – particularly large corporations – have widely adopted wellness programs to reduce healthcare costs and improve employee productivity, morale and retention. However, studies have cast doubt on the ability of wellness programs to generate positive…

A computer ship with a lock

How to Protect Your Business and Employees from Identity Theft Risks

Page Elliott - in Column

Data breach and identity theft risks continue to plague businesses and consumers alike. Large-scale exposures—hitting organizations from nationwide retail and restaurant chains to multi-state hospital systems—are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes…

Business people giving a thumbs up

Start with Good People

Lisa Ryan - in Focused

“Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can't miss.”  Lee Iacocca Let’s say you’ve done everything right and you have assembled the ultimate…

A picture of the Apple Watch

Apple Smart Watch – A Corporate Wellness Game Changer

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Editorial

  For those who closely follow the Corporate Health & Wellness space, wearable technology that monitors weight, blood pressure, heart rate, calories burned, quality of sleep and so forth, is nothing new to you. As discussed just last week in Corporate…

Natural medicine

Smart Prevention — Spend a Little, Save a Lot

Steve Mister - in Economics

Note to reader: This article is based on information from a Frost & Sullivan economic analysis, “Smart Prevention—Healthcare Cost Savings Resulting from the Targeted Use of Dietary Supplements.” The report was funded through a grant from the CRN…

Happiness at work can make the office feel like this.

Happiness At Work

Betty Finney - in Worksite Wellness

April Fools!   We had you going there for a second didn’t we? The Employer Healthcare & Benefits Congress, and Corporate Wellness Magazine are committed to bringing you HR and benefits solutions that actually work. Now that we’ve all had a good…