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Metabolic Syndrome is an under treated condition in corporate wellness programs.

Managing Metabolic Syndrome is a Delicious Boost to ROI

by Alison Acerra R.D. - in Others

When I made my way west after graduate school and arrived as a nutrition consultant at a high profile Silicon Valley tech company, I was stunned to discover that for such an educated, seemingly well-informed workforce, rates of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS)…

ROI in the wellness industry is a contentious topic, so what should employers do?

Should Employers Give Up on Wellness ROI?

by Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Others

Wellness programs have evolved over time—what was once a company softball team has been replaced by an onsite wellness center with physicians and employees in the workplace donning wearable devices that count steps. The growth within the wellness workplace…

Energy management is a crucial part managing human performance.

What GlaxoSmithKline Discovered About Using Energy as a Wellness Tool

by Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Others

Energy. noun en・er・gy \ˈe-nər-jē\ Energy is the physical or mental ability that allows an individual to do something. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), headquartered in Brentford, London and one of the largest health care companies in the world with 100,000 employees…

Jonathan Edelheit, Editor in Chief of Corporate Wellness Magazine shares his thoughts on the wellness industry

Education Picks up When ROI Fails – A Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Others

What offers a steady hand in times of volatility no matter which market or business sector you are in? Education and integrity. Whether you work as a human resources professional, wellness manager, insurance broker or corporate suite executive, it is the…

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Corporate Wellness Programs – What’s Working, What’s Not

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in News & Insights

Employee engagement is crucial to sustaining a strong wellness program. The initial goal of implementing a wellness program within an organization is to reduce healthcare costs. And while that goal has remained constant as the corporate wellness industry has…

Wearable technology and corporate wellness work well together.

The Elephant in the Room – Just How Big Will Wearables Get?

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Others

The forecasts are strong for the growth of the wearable device market but not everyone agrees that volume in the industry equates to value. Technology analysts say some of the companies who offer these devices to the corporate wellness industry need to…

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GE Brings Wellness to Life

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Column, Corporate Wellness Interviews

We asked Jason Morgan, director of Global Health and Wellness at GE Healthcare, about the company’s wellness program and ROI, creating a culture of wellness, and the role of incentives, gamification and much more. Corporate Wellness Magazine: What about…

A woman calculating ROI

The Real ROI for Employee Wellness Programs

Jennifer Schaefer - in Column

 An upbeat, healthy, happy, productive and revenue-generating workforce -- Isn’t that what every employer wants? You can’t connect smiles on faces to sales, or inches lost to revenue gained, but employers can measure the effectiveness of their employee…

A businessman counting his money.

Investing in Employee Wellness – How You Can Achieve a 17:1 ROI

Erin Morrow - in Features, Others

By: Erin Morrow Determining the return on investment (ROI) of a wellness program can be difficult. Looking beyond the immediate healthcare costs and utilization will help any organization understand the broader value of its investment. Although solid projections…

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…

A man with a calculator and a stack of coins.

Is There More Than One Way of Calculating Return on Investment for Corporate Wellness Programs?

Karen L. Andalman - in Economics

Measuring the return on investment (ROI) has been an extremely controversial topic among wellness professionals for quite some time. I am not convinced that there is any real industry standard formula -and that becomes the challenge. Studies support that worksite…

A businessman meditating in whitespace

Revitalize your Wellness Program and Improve Engagement

Veronica Marsden - in Column

Reducing health risks, improving quality of life, enhancing personal effectiveness, and benefits to your organization's bottom line: These are the reasons you implement corporate wellness programs. But are you meeting these objectives? How effective are your…