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.
Millions of people cannot access Facebook from work at this very moment, and just as many wish they had a multi-player game as simple as Words with Friends while at the office, that gave them a good reason to act on their impulse for wanting a more interactive way to
There is evidence that comprehensive communications, the use of incentives and a strong culture of health can all help drive increased participation in employee health management programs.
An excise tax may have the biggest impact on employers of all provisions of the ACA, as any health plan with a premium totaling over $10,200 per individual or $27,5000 for a family will be susceptible to a 40 percent tax.
Hosts Doug Field, CEO of The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism (IHC), and Brent Macy, Managing Director of the IHC, talk with Jeff Marks, CEO/Founder of healthPERX. Jeff discusses the importance of employee health, and new ways to lower costs, increase employee health and decrease absenteeism with new techniques in medicine
Health care analytics company extends data platform to integrate member-based wellness metrics and return-on-investment analysis
A new survey of approximately 1,300 businesses and 10,000 employees conducted by Virgin HealthMiles, Inc., found a strong link between the wellness and vitality of an organization and the health and wellness of its employees – resulting in employees’ increased job morale, satisfaction, commitment and
For the eighth year, Unum has been honored for its continuous efforts to support the health and wellness of U.S. employees and their families.
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
Wellness Coaches USA is excited to release this summary of our “2011 Employer Outcomes Study” which details our employee “engagement” and “health risk factor improvement” results from 2009-2011.
ADP survey reveals wellness programs are part of a human resource strategy for many large and midsized employers to improve employee health and control costs, but majority don’t measure return on investment