The Population Health Management community showcases the latest news and innovative trends on wellness programs employers are executing to help maintain or improve the overall health of each individual employee as well as the entire population, cutting health care costs. This could range from sponsored fun-run, smoke cessation, biometric testing, health and performance, etc.
Most employers don’t like “unpleasant” surprises. One pressing topic gaining much attention and debate is employee health.
How your office environment is outfitted has a dramatic impact on the adoption of healthy, active choices by your workforce. Active Design is defined as the promotion of workforce wellness, physical activity and healthy food access through thoughtful office design.
While working at a large benefits consulting firm, I cringed every time I heard someone quote the famous movie line “If you build it, they will come,” in reference to employee wellness programs (and it happened often).
As today’s employers move to create a culture of wellness within their organizations, many struggle to evolve from their disease management pasts. The habit of identifying and stratifying employee risk is so ensconced in employer health and benefits programming, it presents a challenge when employers look to create more inclusive
Delivering high quality, customized health care that empowers people to take control of their health
Latest funding round follows next generation release of Virgin Pulse’s well-being platform that helps employees "build habits that matter”
CBIZ has announced the promotion of Emily Noll to national director of Wellness Solutions for CBIZ Benefits & Insurance Services, Inc.
In the past decade, corporations have implemented several different cost‐cutting measures and wellness initiatives: premium differentials, higher deductibles, wellness coaching, disease management, onsite clinics, HRAs and education. Still it has been an uphill and largely losing battle to measure the results of these programs. Many
Population health management programs are now solidifying into successful hospital initiatives with real results. Along with this trend, health systems are recognizing that viewing patients as consumemers is vital to creating a point of differencein their marketplace -- as health care becomes a "buy" decision.
This Consensus Statement was prepared by a Joint Committee of the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO), American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), American Cancer Society (ACS) and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN), American Diabetes Association, and American Heart Association (AHA). This