Navigation Links
National Business Group on Health Recognizes Verizon as a Best Employer for Healthy Lifestyles
Date:6/24/2009

NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Business Group on Health (NBGH) has named Verizon to its 2009 list of Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles.

Verizon earned a spot in the list's Gold Category for helping employees make better choices about health and well-being. The company provides 100 percent coverage for preventive care. To help promote a healthy lifestyle, Verizon also manages 44 Health & Wellness Centers on company sites nationwide. Employees in Verizon locations without a wellness center have access to discounted memberships at more than 2,000 health clubs.

"Employers know first-hand that a healthy workforce is essential to increasing productivity and to maintaining a competitive edge in the new global economy," said Helen Darling, president of the National Business Group on Health.

In 2008, Verizon spent $3.7 billion to provide health care benefits for more than 830,000 employees, retirees and their dependants. Three years ago, the company introduced the Verizon HealthZone, an online resource for health information that helps employees make informed decisions about their health care. More than 10 percent of Verizon's employees had enrolled in HealthZone by the end of 2008.

The company believes that a healthy lifestyle promotes productive and engaged employees, who are capable of meeting the challenges posed by busy personal and professional lives. To that end, Verizon's employee assistance program, VZ-LIFE, provides resources for dealing with personal problems and challenges related to parenting and child care, adult care, health and wellness, moving and relocation, and many other issues.

Verizon's work-family policies are designed to give tools to employees to help them manage their lives. For instance, in 2008 the company provided employees with 37,500 hours in emergency backup care for employees' children -- time that employees would have oth
'/>"/>

SOURCE Verizon
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. International study strengthens case for daily calcium pill
2. Yakima Health Care Leader Tapped for Leadership Post at National Association
3. Virginia Tech Report Has National Importance
4. Donate Life America Dispels Myths About Organ & Tissue Donation Among Hispanics During National Hispanic Heritage Month
5. Us TOO Launches National SEA Blue Campaign for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
6. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Webcast of Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners 2007 Healthcare Conference
7. National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP), the Largest Insurance Subrogation Association in the World - Announced Today that Leslie Wiernik has Joined the Organization as Director of Education
8. 4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Former U.S. Drug Czar, to Address National Drug Crisis, Keynote Grand Opening of New Allenwood, PA National Model Detox Center
9. Australian-led international study shows blood pressure drugs cut death rate in type 2 diabetes
10. LCA Hails International Investigators Studying Lung Cancer
11. National Patient Safety Foundation Partners with Vocera Communications
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/25/2014)... 25, 2014 Health Advocate™, Inc., the ... subsidiary of West Corporation, is introducing its newest solution ... Costs and Enhance Quality. , The webinar will be ... ET and again at 2 PM ET. For more ... http://www.HealthAdvocate.com/Analytics or call 866.799.2655. , In an ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... could be treated more quickly after Manchester research ... and blood test on arrival, is effective in ... new study shows., The findings of a research ... Journal, could potentially make a huge difference to ... the most common reason for emergency hospital admission. ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... A probiotic that prevents obesity could be on ... in the gut inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance ... in mice, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered. , ... to human," said senior investigator Sean Davies, Ph.D., ... most of the negative consequences of obesity in ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... York, New York (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 ... JDRF’s revenue and spending during fiscal year 2013 (July 1, ... National Institutes of Health (NIH), the JDRF is the largest ... It has global reach and relationships with most of ... positioned to deliver a cure for type 1 diabetes in ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... -- Dietary changes can dramatically alter the balance of ... to a new study. These fluctuations could ... ease flare-ups for people with certain chronic illnesses, such ... the researchers said. Trillions of bacteria live in ... isn,t well understood, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Health Advocate™, Inc., Holds Webinar to Introduce Provider-Centered Analytics 2Health News:Health Advocate™, Inc., Holds Webinar to Introduce Provider-Centered Analytics 3Health News:Heart attack patients could be treated more quickly after Manchester research 2Health News:Vanderbilt study examines bacteria's ability to fight obesity 2Health News:Report: JDRF 2013 Annual Research Spending Down by $50 million 2Health News:Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says 2
... 2.1 Million Teens ... ... 2009 -- With an estimated 2,500 children ages 12 to 17 taking a prescription painkiller ... with MedSafe, the developers of a state-of-the-art medication lock-box, to curb the problem where it ...
... worker study suggests more potential hazards from the plastics ... to high levels of the controversial plastics chemical bisphenol ... including impotence and low sex drive, among Chinese factory ... researchers stressed that the workers were exposed to BPA ...
... ... is the inspiration for a new film which will find its way onto the ... ... event, the Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference (February 3-5, 2010) will feature inspirational Keynote John F. ...
... The Quigley Corporation, (Nasdaq: QGLY) , ... a conference call in which Ted Karkus, Chairman and CEO, will ... results and Q&A. , The conference call will be ... www.quigleyco.com ), at 11:00 AM (ET) on Thursday, November 12, ...
... LONDON, November 11 Extensive research conducted ... University of,Sheffield on the Simbionix PROcedure Rehearsal Studio(TM), was ... 2009 congress in Lisbon, Portugal. , ... year, is,the world,s first patient specific system to enable ...
... ... home or office using methods and products that are government-approved, but that won,t harm your ... Rhinebeck, ... The Natural Flu Protection Kit, the first product to emerge from the company’s partnership with ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:D.A.R.E Partners with MedSafe to Tackle Teen Prescription and Over the Counter Drug Abuse at Home 2Health News:D.A.R.E Partners with MedSafe to Tackle Teen Prescription and Over the Counter Drug Abuse at Home 3Health News:BPA Tied to Impotence in Men 2Health News:BPA Tied to Impotence in Men 3Health News:CHI's Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference Keynote John Crowley Inspires Feature Film Starring Harrison Ford 2Health News:CHI's Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference Keynote John Crowley Inspires Feature Film Starring Harrison Ford 3Health News:The Quigley Corporation to Host Conference Call to Review Third Quarter Results and Provide Company Update 2Health News:Research on Simbionix PROcedure Rehearsal Software Awarded Magna Cum Laude Prize at CIRSE 2009 2Health News:Research on Simbionix PROcedure Rehearsal Software Awarded Magna Cum Laude Prize at CIRSE 2009 3Health News:Green Living Expert Annie B. Bond's Natural Flu Protection Kit 2Health News:Green Living Expert Annie B. Bond's Natural Flu Protection Kit 3
(Date:7/24/2014)... HILDEN , Germany , and ... , Exclusive global ... assays for SF3B1 mutations, including next-generation sequencing (NGS) gene ... gene, to be targeted by new test, indicate favorable ... myelodysplastic syndromes  QIAGEN sees potential for developing ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... , July 24, 2014 Amgen (NASDAQ: ... quarter financial results on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, after the ... followed by a conference call with the investment community at ... be Robert A. Bradway , chairman and chief executive ... Live audio of the conference call will be simultaneously ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... , July 24, 2014 Many new dentists who ... do to ensure that their practice will be a success. ... basic supplies they use the most can make all the ... dentists have recently discovered that purchasing discount dental supplies ... According to successful dentists across the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 2QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 3QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 4QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 5Amgen Announces Webcast of 2014 Second Quarter Financial Results 2Dental Supplies Online is Key to Dental Success...Really! 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... 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 ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... 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 ...
Medicine Products: