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The Population Health Management community showcases the latest news and innovative trends on wellness programs employers are executing to help maintain or improve the overall health of each individual employee as well as the entire population, cutting health care costs. This could range from sponsored fun-run, smoke cessation, biometric testing, health and performance, etc.

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Five-Year Study Reveals Impact of Worksite Wellness Programs

On-site wellness programs have become a staple of the American workplace. A 2012 study by the Rand Corporation showed that 92 percent of all employers with 200 or more employees reported they offered such programs in 2009. A 2014 National Study of Employers indicated that the number of all employers

To Improve Workplace Wellness, Help Your Employees Become Better Shoppers

The reasons for ensuring a healthy workforce seem clear enough: Not only is it the right thing to do, it’s also good for the bottom line. Employees who engage actively in effective wellness plans are more productive, recover faster and miss less work. Moreover, a focus on wellness helps drive

Why Employers Are Being Fooled by Engagement

Engagement has been thrown around as the metric of choice for measuring employee health.

The Seven Key Principles of Health Behavior Change (and How Technology Empowers Them)

I first cut my teeth as a wellness program coordinator during my internship at the Mattel toy company. It was truly the dark ages. No Web. No smartphones. No social media. We scanned HRA questionnaires through optical readers and gave out printed reports. We delivered classroom educational programs and one-one-one

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This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: The Private Exchange Effect

07/22/2014 - Private exchanges are coming, but how will the transition affect the various stakeholders in employee...

 

Get to Know the Types of Private Exchange Models

07/22/2014 - When it comes to making an important decision, a significant investment or even beginning a...

 

This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: Health Advocacy, Onsite Clinics and Wellness

07/16/2014 - On this week's program, your hosts Brent Macy and Doug Field will be exploring issues...

 

This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: Choosing the Right Health Plan, Health Account Administration and Private Exchanges

07/09/2014 - We hope all of our listeners and supporters had a fun and safe July 4...

 

Press Releases

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Retrofit Corporate Weight Loss Accelerates Growth, Taps Wellness Veteran Mary Pigatti as CEO

Retrofit, the outcomes-driven weight loss program with real-time data reporting, announced that it has named corporate wellness veteran Mary Pigatti as its chief executive officer.

Rite Aid Announces Key Appointments at Health Dialog

RediClinic CEO Web Golinkin Named CEO of Health Dialog and Rite Aid's Karen Staniforth Promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Health Dialog

Teri Rae Olson Joins HealthFitness as Vice President of Business Development

Industry veteran to partner with large employer groups to develop and implement health management programs in the Midwest and Northeast regions

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Challenging the Corporate Wellness ROI Myth

In the past decade, corporations have implemented several different cost‐cutting measures and wellness initiatives: premium differentials, higher deductibles, wellness coaching, disease management, onsite clinics, HRAs and education. Still it has been an uphill and largely losing battle to measure the results of these programs. Many

Population Health 2.0: The Age of the Consumer (White Paper)

Population health management programs are now solidifying into successful hospital initiatives with real results. Along with this trend, health systems are recognizing that viewing patients as consumemers is vital to creating a point of differencein their marketplace -- as health care becomes a "buy" decision.

Guidance for a Employer-sponsored Wellness Program Using Outcomes-based Incentives

This Consensus Statement was prepared by a Joint Committee of the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO), American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), American Cancer Society (ACS) and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN), American Diabetes Association, and American Heart Association (AHA). This

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