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Everyone Has an Opinion

Everyone Has an Opinion

Stephanie McMullin

Let’s face it: everyone has an opinion, and it usually does not take much prodding to get it out of someone. We see it all around us. At your local restaurant Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Sitting Disease: A Blueprint for Averting Crisis

Sitting Disease: A Blueprint for Averting Crisis

Dr. Gregory Soltanoff, CEO

It is not a coincidence that 2013 was the year we began to take seriously the risks associated with prolonged sitting. Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Results Based Wellness Revealed Through Analytics

Results Based Wellness Revealed Through Analytics

Richard Kersh

The prevalence of outcomes-based wellness programs in combination with incentives and disincentives are becoming increasingly  Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Set Up For Success:  Experience Real Results

Set Up For Success: Experience Real Results

Jim Pshock, Founder and CEO of Bravo Wellness

It is no surprise that as healthcare costs continue to rise, organizations are looking for new ways to manage and control costs.  Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Recipe for an Indubitable Wellness Program

Recipe for an Indubitable Wellness Program

Dr. Subhasish Sircar, Ph.D

In the face of the economic crisis and all the other gazillion problems at our doorstep workplace wellness may have taken a backseat for the time being Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Don’t Hate the Vending Machine!

Don’t Hate the Vending Machine!

Andrea Ihara

Often, when a company decides to begin a wellness program, the food and snack offerings in their facilities come into view. Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Incremental Innovation with Revolutionary Results: The Path to Corporate Wellness

Incremental Innovation with Revolutionary Results: The Path to Corporate Wellness

Joshua Otten

Corporate wellness has many definitions and just as many goals, from the wholesale revival of workplace culture  Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
A Message of Wellness: Promoting Health with Effective Communications 1

A Message of Wellness: Promoting Health with Effective Communications 1

Patricia Baronowski-Schneider

In the midst of the debate over health insurance reform and the Affordable Care Act (ACA),  Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Corporate Wellness and Individual Knowledge: Empowering and Educating Workers About Health Insurance Reform

Corporate Wellness and Individual Knowledge: Empowering and Educating Workers About Health Insurance Reform

Frank Welsh, Sr.

Amidst the debates, analyses, proposals and counteroffers, the multitude of conflicting reports and differing economic opinions Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Corporate Wellness Through a Shared Love of the Outdoors: Transforming an Annual Retreat into Recreational Fun

Corporate Wellness Through a Shared Love of the Outdoors: Transforming an Annual Retreat into Recreational Fun

Corey Wilson

Corporate wellness has many benefits and definitions, from promoting nutrition and exercise to creating an inviting workplace Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
ACOs – Are You R.E.A.D.Y.?

ACOs – Are You R.E.A.D.Y.?

Eric M. Parmenter

Many hospitals,physician practices,and health systems are looking to emerging Accountable Care Organization (ACO) models as they evolve to the next generation of care delivery.  Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Are You Doing Enough To Protect Your Employees from Workplace Burnout?

Are You Doing Enough To Protect Your Employees from Workplace Burnout?

Rona Lewis, CEO RonaCorp

There is no denying the popularity of wellness programs. Numerous studies from sources such as Harvard University to GlobalFit Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Is There a Future for Voluntary Medical Benefit Plans in the Post ACA Era?

Is There a Future for Voluntary Medical Benefit Plans in the Post ACA Era?

Mark Verille

Is there a future for voluntary medical benefit plans in the post Affordable Care Act (ACA) era? Will employees use their disposable income to buy these benefits Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
ACA’s Rate Structure Will Force Agencies to Adopt an Enrollment Platform in 2014

ACA’s Rate Structure Will Force Agencies to Adopt an Enrollment Platform in 2014

George K. Reese, III CLU CFCI REBC RHU

The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) rate structure has transformedonline enrollment from an optional service to a requirement to stay in business Read more...

Jan 15, 2014
Employee Healthcare Cost Containment – A Strategy that Works

Employee Healthcare Cost Containment – A Strategy that Works

Jonathan Spero, M.D.

American employers will be looking forward to another year of rising healthcare costs for their employees and dependents Read more...

Jan 15, 2014