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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…

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Corporate Wellness: Push the Envelope Toward Lower Healthcare Costs

Wellness, as we know it, is at a crossroads. For those of us who have been in the industry a while – a long while – we are seeing opportunity and change. We are seeing employers from all industries looking for the silver bullet that will bend the steep…

A life insurance form asking important health questions.

5 Questions about Corporate Wellness and Life Insurance

Brad Cummins - in Worksite Wellness

As a longtime proponent of corporate wellness, I believe we need the perspective and analysis of many experts concerning this issue. 

In my role as a life insurance professional, and based on my answers to the enclosed questions, I believe

A doctor coming out of a laptop screen to show the concept of telemedicine

What is Next-generation Telemedicine?

Lena Cheng, MD - in Column

Blockbuster vs Netflix. Flip phones vs smartphones. Paper maps vs GPS. Traditional banking vs online banking. We are surrounded by products and services that help us get the things we need and want -- faster, easier, and, in some cases, cheaper than just a…

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Corporate Wellness Is Personal Wellness: A Primer for Life and Healthy Living

Brad Cummins - in Worksite Wellness

Corporate Wellness Is Personal Wellness Corporate wellness and personal wellness are inseparable just as health insurance and life insurance are the same: Each complements the other, furthering the will to be the master of one's destiny, both physically and…

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Employees who Smoke can Cost You: So How about Doing Something?

Kytle Frye - in Economics

In today’s business environment, with increasing government regulation and marked uncertainty, wise employers want to do whatever they can to be in a position to manage their costs and to increase employee productivity. With the passage of the Affordable…

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

Managed IT Services can help you unlock the code to better health and wellness

The (Computer) Code for Health: Making Managed IT Services the Foundation of Corporate Wellness

Michael Hosey - in Others

The (Computer) Code for Health: Making Managed IT Services the Foundation of Corporate Wellness

Wellness programs do more than improve health, they foster an active, productive lifestyle.

Employee Wellness Programs for a More Productive Workforce

Donna Haybarger - in Worksite Wellness

Healthcare in the United States has reached a crisis point. The cost of medical treatment is 274 times greater today than in 1950, even though the average cost of all other goods

The silhouette of a man with a liquor bottle.

Addiction and the Workplace: Improving Employees’ Access to Treatment

Phillip Greer - in Others

Substance abuse has a profoundly negative effect on the workplace in terms of decreased productivity

A stack of dollar bills in blood pressure cuff.

How Governments and Unions Can Protect Their Healthcare Coverage While Reducing Taxpayer Costs

Peter Burchard - in Economics

The severity of the healthcare cost and wellness crisis faced by state and local governments is beyond the pale. Combined with unfunded pension...

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