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.
2013 has been a divisive year in wellness. Unfortunately, mainstream interest in the industry peaked with employee protests of a poorly designed, invasive program at Penn State University, but the year was also filled with many successes and much innovation. Early generation claims of almost impossible to achieve ROI has
As 2014 approaches, employers and employees find themselves in a period of uncomfortable and exciting change. The implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)—and particularly the rollout of public and private health insurance exchanges—has greatly expanded an employer’s choices for providing health benefits to their employees. This
Wellness is not working. Let’s be honest -- despite more than 30 years of effort at improving population health and thousands of wellness companies offering all sorts of solutions, an honest look at the health of the average U.S. citizen reveals that it is tragically poor compared with what it
Kaiser Health News: When Michelle Kuecker was looking to shed some weight two years ago, she turned to a website her friend had suggested: MyFitnessPal.
Data analytics software introduces reporting feature to measure plan participation relative to ACA guidelines
Wellness veteran to lead planning, strategy, and execution for health coaching programs and oversee key management teams
Platform powers BioVia, a new health management product suite
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