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.
Today, the on-site health clinic model has evolved into a primary care center that can offer a variety of services, including adult medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, geriatrics, specialty services, pharmacy services, physical and other therapies, lab services, wellness programs, health coaching, chiropractic, acupuncture and massage services. By 2015, experts
Today’s workforce is rapidly changing, and organizations are realizing that a one-size-fits-all approach to benefits and workplace wellness is simply no longer feasible. Companies can now see as many as four generations within their ranks.
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
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
RedBrick Health, a fast-growing leader in consumer health engagement and behavior change solutions, announced today it has earned Wellness & Health Promotion certifications from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
Survey of 806 consumers with sponsored wellness plans shows only 36 percent engaged in their wellness plan weekly. Survey revealed that less than half (44 percent) stay engaged in their wellness plan the entire year.
Trotter Wellness® recently announced a corporate name change to Well Nation® the name given to its newly launched integrated wellness platform.
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 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.
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