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Next Up: Customer Experience

Next Up: Customer Experience

Lindsay Resnick, Chief Marketing Officer, KBM Group: Health Services

There’s a lot of moving parts ahead in 2014’s healthcare ecosystem: Obamacare 2.0, Paying for Quality, mHealth, Big Healthcare Data and Socialnomics Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Millennials and Healthcare Reform

Millennials and Healthcare Reform

Dave Keller

Whether you call it Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act (ACA), one fact holds true: young Americans are slow to warm to the idea of purchasing individual major  Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Planning for ERISA Health and Welfare Benefit Plan Operations in 2014

Planning for ERISA Health and Welfare Benefit Plan Operations in 2014

Leslye Laderman, JD, LLM and Kimberley Mitchell, JD

Now is the time for employers and plan sponsors to ask themselves questions about compliance issues to address in 2014 Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Breaking the Doctor-Patient Relationship Impasse-An Institutional Economics Approach To Reforming Medical Practice

Breaking the Doctor-Patient Relationship Impasse-An Institutional Economics Approach To Reforming Medical Practice

Prof. Karen Malone and Dr. Salinder Supri

A patient’s right to considerate and respectful care was enshrined in the American Hospital Association’s, “A Patient's Bill of Rights” in 1973 Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
My Take

My Take

Bobby Banyan

Recently, while attending a conference in Austin Texas I had opportunity to meet and listen to several guest speakers. One caught my attentionthe most Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
ThreeStyles of Communication that Will Keep Your Employees Engaged in your Wellness Program

ThreeStyles of Communication that Will Keep Your Employees Engaged in your Wellness Program

Jill Shah

With the rise of the chronic diseases like obesity and heart disease, and the increasing cost of employer health insurance claims Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Establishing and Sustaining a Culture of Corporate Wellness by Alleviating the Stress of Moving

Establishing and Sustaining a Culture of Corporate Wellness by Alleviating the Stress of Moving

Kevin Guz

Corporate wellness is a noble and necessary undertaking, which involves recognizing - and alleviating - the key sources of stress Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
The (Computer) Code for Health: Making Managed IT Services the Foundation of Corporate Wellness-

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

Michael Hosey

Companies have varying definitions of corporate wellness, from lofty slogans and rhetorical proclamations to practical goals  Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Why Some Wellness Programs Work and Others Don’t: Commonalities of Successes and Failures in Worksite Wellness Programs

Why Some Wellness Programs Work and Others Don’t: Commonalities of Successes and Failures in Worksite Wellness Programs

Jenny Heafey

In the spirit of saving the best for last, let us start our conversation by painting a picture. Imagine this: you walk into your company’s lunchroom  Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Corporate Wellness and Employee Morale: Supporting the Surgeons Who Transform the Lives of Patients

Corporate Wellness and Employee Morale: Supporting the Surgeons Who Transform the Lives of Patients

Lewis Fein

Corporate wellness and employee morale are inseparable. The two are responsible for everything from enhanced productivity  Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Wellness 101 – Back to the Basics

Wellness 101 – Back to the Basics

Paul Elsass

Throughout the 23 years that I have worked in the wellness industry, I havetaken an interesting journey and have enjoyed learning about how to motivate people Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
What is Stress?

What is Stress?

Jeff Gero, Ph.D.

Stress is any strain or force on the body or mind; a power that deforms the shape of the body subjected to it. It is a dis-harmony or instability of a once-balanced state.  Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
How to Healthfully Survive These Stressful Times

How to Healthfully Survive These Stressful Times

Jeffrey Gero, Ph.D.

Almost everyone’s anxiety level is elevated because of these stressful times which affect most aspects of our daily life.  Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
The Missing Ingredient to your Wellness Recipe

The Missing Ingredient to your Wellness Recipe

Matt Sears

The days when employers wondered if it made good business, sense engages in worksite wellness are long gone.  Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Wellness from Within: Addressing a Matter of Absolute Urgency for Employers and Employees

Wellness from Within: Addressing a Matter of Absolute Urgency for Employers and Employees

Johnny Tabaie

The theme of corporate wellness is both a practical necessity and a metaphor for executive leadership. This issue, which I addressed in a previous column concerning Read more...

Jan 15, 2014