Navigation Links
Economy Makes Employee Assistance Programs More Important Than Ever
Date:6/2/2009

Regence, Reliant Behavioral Health partner on programs to help workers in tough times

PORTLAND, Ore. June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Managers and workers alike frequently face tough decisions, especially in today's economy, that can affect productivity and morale. That's where employee assistance programs can help. Whether it's a manager announcing a layoff, or an employee facing home foreclosure, such increasingly common stresses call for outside expertise. That's why Regence, in partnership with Reliant Behavioral Health, is offering its group members an Employee Assistance Program as an option for benefit plans.

"Regence believes that good health is more than just check-ups, exercise and good diet," said Julia Poduch, vice president of product development for Regence. "It's also about helping employees address concerns that affect their professional and personal life. It helps them be healthier and enables employers to create a more productive and satisfying workplace."

According to a study by the National Mental Health Association, "presenteeism" - showing up for work but being less productive - costs more than $200 billion annually in the U.S. For a business, this might mean giving up 5 to 12% of its workforce's productivity each day. The goal of the Employee Assistance Program is to give employees and employers tools to resolve their problems before they reach a crisis that lessens productivity and ultimately impacts the bottom line.

"Recognizing and protecting your investment in employee health and morale is always a smart decision, even more so in today's tough economy," said Tom Foster, MD, President and Medical Director for Reliant Behavioral Health. "In fact, over the past year we've found that utilization of our key assistance services such as legal, debt management, counseling support have increased between 25 and 27 percent."

Services offered through Regence's
'/>"/>

SOURCE Regence; Reliant Behavioral Health
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. New mtvU & Associated Press Poll Shows How Stress, the Economy & Other Factors are Affecting College Students Mental Health
2. Americans Skimp on Healthy Activities in Bad Economy
3. Is There a Nutritional Upside to a Down Economy?
4. Economy Impacts People Seeking Treatment for Addiction - 80% Increase Over Last Year
5. Do a Show on Money, Marriage and Mental Health in a Tough Economy
6. Financial Advantage In The Current Economy: Lasik Eye Vision Correction Allows Patients To Approach The Future With Clear Vision And Confidence
7. Financial Advantage in Plummeting Economy: Lasik Eye Surgery Provides More Than the Advantage of Clear Vision
8. Womens Gynecological Exams: Another Victim of the Troubled Economy?
9. Listening Up in a Down Economy: Better Hearing Institute Launches Public Service Campaign for Better Hearing and Speech Month
10. Hit Hard by the Economy, Americans Risk Knockout Without Disability Insurance
11. ISSA Personal Trainers Thrive, Even in Tough Economy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/1/2015)... NY (PRWEB) , ... September 01, 2015 , ... ... to date, more than 1,500 investor-families have received permanent green cards (I-829 petition ... projects. , The I-829 petition is the final step of the EB-5 visa ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... 01, 2015 , ... Situations requiring fast, easy-to-understand business and ... convenient time for everyone involved. These occasions highlight the value of a professional ... has real people available to handle any translation assignment at any time ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... ... MAP Recovery Network, the Premier Outcomes-Driven Provider Network. It is the first-ever, ... dedicated to the provision of quality addiction treatment and the utilization of ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... 01, 2015 , ... Elizabeth Callahan, MD, founder and medical director of ... to offer RADIESSE® filler treatment for volume loss in the hands. RADIESSE provides an ... in the hands, delivering smooth, natural-looking results that can last up to one year ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... ... sponsored an educational workshop for physician assistants (PAs) practicing in orthopedics. The workshop, ... Zeel™” was held by Dr. Erick Salado, an orthopedic surgeon at South Florida ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:CanAm Enterprises Reaches Another Milestone with More Than 1,500 I-829 Petition Approvals 2Health News:Universal Translation Services Provides Quality Translations 24 Hours a Day Including Weekends 2Health News:Universal Translation Services Provides Quality Translations 24 Hours a Day Including Weekends 3Health News:MAP Health Management Launches the MAP Recovery Network 2Health News:SkinSmart Dermatology in Sarasota is Now Offering RADIESSE to Rejuvenate Hands 2Health News:SkinSmart Dermatology in Sarasota is Now Offering RADIESSE to Rejuvenate Hands 3Health News:New Hope for Patients Seeking Treatment of Osteoarthritis Knee Pain 2Health News:New Hope for Patients Seeking Treatment of Osteoarthritis Knee Pain 3
... The College of Optometrists in Vision,Development (COVD) ... O.D., FCOVD, was installed as its 29th president ... Meeting held on,October 20. Dr. Fortenbacher, 53, who ... for eight years, assumes the new role and ...
... Nov. 2 Addressing more than,100 cardiologists and ... chairman and CEO, set out four critical priorities ... today at,Schering-Plough,s fourth annual Cardiovascular Summit in advance ... In his speech, Hassan emphasized the potential ...
... 2 This week in Washington,experts and activists on ... Yoweri Museveni, acting on concerns raised by a number ... the US,to give a speech on AIDS policy, sponsored ... President Bush., "Ugandans deserve respect and recognition for ...
... But most humans couldn,t maintain such a low-cal diet, ... Cutting back drastically on daily calorie intake can lead ... at Buffalo researchers. , They speculate that this kind ... age, slowing the progression to disability. , A lifelong ...
... 2 Shoot For a Cure, the 15th anniversary,celebration ... Hospital, will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. ... This year,s celebration will honor Bloomfield resident Penny B.,Blumenstein, ... System. The evening will include an auction, dinner ...
... Nov. 2 ABR-Affinity,BioReagents, a leading global antibody manufacturer, ... Society for,Neuroscience Meeting in San Diego, California, November 3 ... past week and a half, the influx of meeting,participants ... hard hit,economy of the region. "All of the staff ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Dr. Dan L. Fortenbacher, O.D., FCOVD, Becomes 29th President of 'College of Optometrists in Vision Development' (COVD); Unveils 7-Part Development Plan for Ongoing Growth 2Health News:Dr. Dan L. Fortenbacher, O.D., FCOVD, Becomes 29th President of 'College of Optometrists in Vision Development' (COVD); Unveils 7-Part Development Plan for Ongoing Growth 3Health News:Schering-Plough CEO Calls for Four-Pronged Approach to Improving Current Health Care Environment 2Health News:President Museveni's Visit Protested by HIV/AIDS Experts 2Health News:Calorie-Starved Rats Live Longer: Study 2Health News:ABR-Affinity BioReagents Announces Its Continued Support for the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting in San Diego, November 3 - 7, 2007 2
(Date:8/31/2015)... Pepperl+Fuchs, a world leader in process ... leading provider of HART protocol devices. The move ... its integrated solutions offerings and strengthen its position ... are pleased to add the MACTek WirelessHART product ... Bolin , Pepperl+Fuchs, executive vice president of the ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... Aug. 31, 2015  Ascendant Solutions, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ... that its Healthcare subsidiary, Dougherty,s Holdings, has acquired Springtown ... downtown square of Springtown, Texas , ... years, this community-based pharmacy has provided retail prescriptions, healthcare ... Springtown . The ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... 2015  Daktari Diagnostics today announced a collaboration with Merck, ... and Canada , to develop Daktari,s ... up to $8.5 million over the next 3.5 years, will ... regulatory approval of Daktari,s HCV test. The ... can detect low levels of virus directly in a single ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Ascendant Solutions, Inc. Announces Completion of Fifth Pharmacy Acquisition by Its Dougherty's Holdings Subsidiary 2Ascendant Solutions, Inc. Announces Completion of Fifth Pharmacy Acquisition by Its Dougherty's Holdings Subsidiary 3Daktari Enters Collaboration Agreement with Merck to Develop Test for Hepatitis C Virus 2Daktari Enters Collaboration Agreement with Merck to Develop Test for Hepatitis C Virus 3
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: