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Saint Luke’s Health System – ‘Role Model’ for Personal Health Improvement and Responsible Healthcare Consumption

Elise Meyer - in Features, Others

Companies in the United States first introduced workplace wellness programs to reduce healthcare costs. As those programs matured, companies learned that nurturing employee health and wellness had benefits well beyond financial gains. Today, as a recent Towers…

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A Look at Incentives and How They Impact Motivation

Susan Zbikowski - in Economics

The use of financial incentives to encourage employee participation in health and wellness programs has grown steadily in recent years, and is now the norm. Included in this year’s Towers Watson/National Business Group on Health employer survey was the finding…

Wellness is more than health, it is happiness

Wellness is Not Just about Health!

Rajeev Mudumba - in Worksite Wellness

With President Obama winning his second innings at the White House, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), and its implementations are back in focus.

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Take Your Wellness Program to the Next Level

Michael Kelly - in Column, Worksite Wellness

Employers are looking for more innovative solutions to control costs and interject

Addressing the Health Crisis by Implementing a Workplace Wellness Program

Addressing the Health Crisis by Implementing a Workplace Wellness Program

Fabien Loszach - in Worksite Wellness

Over the last twenty years, we have seen the emergence of a major trend in North America: employee health and wellness are suffering.

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Corporate Yoga ~ Revive your Wellness Program

Anurag Lohia - in Worksite Wellness

We have come a long way from the days when corporate wellness programs were viewed as good-to-have rather than as a need-to-have.

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Prevention: A Key to Cost-Containment

Leah A. Tiller - in Economics

Healthcare costs are spiraling out of control. Consider the following facts presented by Towers Perrin in a 2009 Healthcare Cost Survey: