The 2012 InformationWeek Healthcare IT Priorities Survey finds that grabbing federal incentive dollars and meeting pay-for-performance mandates are the top issues facing IT execs. Find out more in the new, all-digital Time To Deliver issue of InformationWeek Healthcare. (Free registration required.) This article was originally published on April 18, 2012 on http://www.informationweek.com
Wellness is not working. Let’s be honest -- despite more than 30 years of effort at improving population health and thousands of wellness companies offering all sorts of solutions, an honest look at the health of the average U.S. citizen reveals that it is tragically poor compared with what it
Kaiser Health News: When Michelle Kuecker was looking to shed some weight two years ago, she turned to a website her friend had suggested: MyFitnessPal.
Companies and employees are at an impasse when it comes to health care expenses. Businesses continue to chip away at their bottom lines by reducing benefits options and passing costs on to workers. Workers, meanwhile, are not pleased to see benefits-driven reductions continually impacting their take-home pay.
Nobody’s wellness program is perfect. Quite the contrary, the editor of the Journal of Health Promotion wrote that only 5 to 10 percent of programs will have any significant impact at all. But the good news is that most program coordinators make adjustments along the way to approach that goal
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