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Five Ways to Energize Your Wellness Program

January 17, 2012

You help set the standard for your wellness program. Your participants count on your help to stay motivated and informed to make healthy lifestyle choices. All your efforts make a difference. It can be a challenge to manage a wellness program with...

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How to Choose Incentives That Get Results

November 29, 2011

In Cape Coral, Florida, a new wellness incentive for Lee County School District employees is generating some healthy competition. The teachers and staff who earn the most wellness points at one of the district's 48 elementary schools will win a...

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Can Worksite Wellness Participation Be Mandatory?

November 18, 2011

In Ohio, the ScottsMiracle-Gro company revoked the employment of a new hire when he tested positive for nicotine in his system. (The company had a "no smoking" policy that applied equally to off hours.) In Pennsylvania, AmeriGas threatened to stop...

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Market Trends Project More Growth for Wellness Industry

October 14, 2011

When Dr. Jean Riquelme steps into her office at Adventist Medical Center, in Sandy, Ore., something is missing. There are the usual organized medical reference books, lab coat, and stethoscope. Her framed medical degree is on the wall, and carefully...

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Steps to Successfully Presenting a Health Risk Assessment

September 19, 2011

Making a case for the Health Risk Assessment (HRA) to your employees or potential participants is an important part of developing a successful wellness program. You want to encourage a high level of participation, and that often begins with a...

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Setting Wellness Priorities in Your Organization

September 19, 2011

"Which health programs or topics should have top priority in my company's wellness program?"

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Wellness is Booming

September 09, 2011

More and more employers are launching wellness programs by partnering with companies like Wellsource to control insurance costs, lower health claims and absenteeism, and increase productivity. Health and wellness is already an $11.6 billion...

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Meet Our Corporate Wellness Consultants

September 02, 2011

Run, bike, swim. It's a mantra Shawn Tausz Meyers lives by. She's charged through the finish line of countless triathlons and mastered the marathon distance. That's with the help of friend and training partner Vanessa Polvi, who has churned out...

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Walking Programs Produce Positive Results

August 12, 2011

Excess weight and lack of exercise are linked to millions of dollars in healthcare costs each year. However, a recent study suggests that a workplace walking program can make a difference.

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Have You Adopted an "HRA Plus" Approach to Wellness?

July 14, 2011

On March 22, 2011, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released "Interim Guidance for Health Risk Assessments." The guidance was submitted to CMS by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and was developed from the...

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Learn Successful Wellness Approaches from Industry Experts

March 29, 2011

High healthcare costs are a growing concern for American businesses, many of which are hit with double-digit premium increases each year. The major chronic conditions that account for high health claims, increased absenteeism, and lowered...

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How Much Does a Good Wellness Program Cost?

March 01, 2011

High healthcare costs continue to be of concern to American businesses. Today, the average annual health insurance premium is more than $5,000 for individual employees and nearly $14,000 for families. Since 2000, average premiums for family coverage...

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