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A Culture of Wellness Inspires Health Habits

June 18, 2019

Walk 15 minutes to and from the bus each day. Log your activity in your office fitness tracking program. Earn a reward for being active. A fitness program can be that simple. But if you want to excel at wellness, you need to step things up a...

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NCQA Health Assessment Focuses on Quality

June 03, 2019

Unless you’re into art, you likely don’t know about Tilman Kriesel. He’s a third generation art collector. But not just any art. His grandfather’s collection included classical modern and German expressionism pieces by Pablo Picasso, Fernand...

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10 Strategies to Improve Mental Health in Workforce Populations

May 21, 2019

It’s clear that American adults are experiencing psychological distress. Two out of five employees (42%) have been diagnosed with a mental health disorder such as depression and anxiety, according to a recent Harris Poll. Job stress is estimated...

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Defining Real-World Data and Operationalizing it for Personalized Medicine Applications

May 10, 2019
Dr. Brittany U. Carter, Wellsource Director of Health & Research

This article was written by Dr. Brittany U. Carter, Wellsource Director of Health & Research, and was originally published in the May 2019 issue of Care Analytics News.


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Health Risk Assessment Data Reveals Link Between Happiness, Good Habits, and Health

April 29, 2019
Dr. Brittany U. Carter, Wellsource Director of Health & Research
Did you know that for every hour you sit, your odds of being happy decrease by 11 percent? Or that people who get between 7 and 8 hours of sleep per night are about three...
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Will Precision Medicine Improve Population Health?

April 17, 2019
Dr. Brittany U. Carter, Wellsource Director of Health & Research

This article was originally published in the April 2019 issue of Population Health News.

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Should You Build or Buy Wellness Technology?

March 28, 2019

Wellness platform CoreHealth Technologies tackles the question on the minds of many wellness professionals. Should you build your own wellness technology, or outsource to third party vendors?

This article was originally published on the ...

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Bravo Wellness Lands Major Health Plan with WellSuite IV HRA

March 15, 2019

Andy Carr, Bravo Wellness Product Manager

Many health plans on the market want to take proactive measures to keep their populations healthy. One 400,000-member health plan in particular was looking for a wellness provider that could...

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5 Health Engagement Strategies That Work

March 07, 2019

You’ve already done your data analysis and identified some health habits that need to be changed in your population. Now you are tasked with engaging them in wellness. That's great! And potentially frustrating. How do you get individuals to...

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3 Ways to Minimize the Impact of Low Health Literacy

February 26, 2019

An estimated 250 million Americans braced themselves for record-breaking sub-zero temperatures as the January 2019 polar vortex bore down on the Northeast and Midwest U.S. states. Two months earlier, wildfires burned about 8.6 million acres in...

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EEOC Temporarily Removes its Limits on Employee Wellness Incentives

February 15, 2019

Disclaimer: The following article should not be construed as legal advice but is for educational purposes only. To evaluate the legality of incentives offered as part of a wellness program for employees, you should engage legal counsel to help...

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Will Eating Chocolate Make You Fat?

February 06, 2019

“Will eating chocolate make me fat?” This question gets 138 million searches on Google every single day.

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