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Engine 2 Launches 7-Day Challenge with Wellsource Health Risk Assessment

April 24, 2017

 

 

Clackamas, Ore. – Eat more fruits and vegetables. You've heard the advice before to improve your health. But how long will it take to see a change? Weeks? Months? Try eating a plant-based diet for just seven days and measure the results with...

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Genetic Information Focus of Bill to Improve Employee Wellness Programs

April 17, 2017

   

Can you ask employees for genetic information as part of your wellness program? No. But the Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act (HR 1313) aims to change that.

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Scoring Points with Health Risk Assessment Data

April 07, 2017

Check the stats. Go over your game plan. Make a course correction to achieve your wellness goals. They’re the kind of moves you make when your population completes a health risk assessment and you evaluate the data.

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Fusion HR Upgrades Wellness Portal with Wellsource

March 20, 2017

 

The Ireland-based wellness company Fusion HR recently launched an updated version of its wellness portal, Health House.

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Preventive Care: Lessons for Healthcare from The Oscars

March 07, 2017

Do you think a little preventive care could have saved The Oscars from such a blunder?

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Trump Healthcare: What Will Happen to the Affordable Care Act?

February 15, 2017

 

 

It’s only been a few weeks since President Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. But in that short amount of time, there’s been a whirlwind of rhetoric about a Trump healthcare plan that could replace or repeal the...

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5 Engagement Strategies to Improve Medicaid Participation

January 16, 2017

Enrollment in a Medicaid plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace, a broker, or even state agency doesn’t guarantee someone will get the care they need. Why not? Take a closer look at Medicaid participation for your population. You’ll likely...

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Healthy Lifestyle Choices Can Make Healthcare Great Again

November 29, 2016

What impact will president-elect Donald Trump have on the Affordable Care Act, health insurance, and healthcare costs? Inquiring minds want to know.

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Wellsource Joins American College of Lifestyle Medicine Corporate Roundtable

October 20, 2016

The statistics are dismal. Heart disease claims the lives of more than 614,000 people a year. About 29 million people have diabetes, and an estimated 86 million people have prediabetes. One in three adults has high blood pressure. And nearly 70...

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Wellness Champions Go the Distance to Inspire Others

October 18, 2016

There’s at least one in every wellness program. Sometimes it’s the wellness coordinator who’s lean and mean, positive, and practically eats kale for a living.

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Aging Well: Blue Zones Research Identifies Habits for Longevity

September 14, 2016

Wake up early. Have some cereal and coffee. Pack along some fruit and head out the door. That’s the typical morning schedule for Pennsylvania resident Marjorie Coblentz.1 Once she’s out the door, her schedule is booked with regular exercise, a...

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Wellsource Earns Healthiest Employers of Oregon Award

September 14, 2016

Paddle a kayak during lunch hour. Check out a bike and go for a ride. Challenge a co-worker to a game of ping pong, basketball, or croquet. Show up for yoga class or go for a group walk. Or get involved in a class at work to learn how to reduce...

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