Employers See Well-Designed Worksite Health and Wellness Programs as Strong Value in Down Economy
Study shows increase in incentives to keep employees healthy, from average of $204 in 2008 to $329 in 2009
WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As politicians and policymakers debate how to structure and pay for clinical prevention and chronic disease services within new...
Experts to Discuss Worksite Preparedness Measures During May 19th Pandemic Flu Webinars
Designed to Help Employers and Business Owners Plan for Pandemic Impact
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Advocate, Inc. is hosting two free webinars on May 19, 2009 to help employers prepare for a possible H1N1 flu pandemic. Following the webinar Health Advocate will relea...
Mobile Massage Team to Sponsor and Exhibit at GlobalFit Worksite Wellness Summit
PHILADELPHIA, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mobile Massage Team ( www.mobilemassageteam.com ), a leading provider of on-site seated massage services for corporate wellness programs, promotional events, and special affairs, today announced that the company will be a sponsor and exhibitor at the 3rd A...
HM Insurance Group Launches Next Generation Worksite Product Line
Full-service Enrollment, Flexible Product Design Create Solutions
PITTSBURGH, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- To better meet the needs of employee benefit brokers and consultants, HM Insurance Group, a Highmark company, has launched its next generation HM Worksite
Advantage product line, which feat...
Colonial Life Number Two in Worksite Sales
COLUMBIA, S.C., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Colonial Life & Accident
Insurance Company is the nation's second-largest seller of employee
benefits at the workplace, according to Eastbridge Consulting Group's 2007
AstraZeneca Gives $1.5 million to Support North Carolina Worksite Wellness Project
Donation Supports Three-Year Program to Increase Healthy Lifestyles at N.C. Department of Transportation
RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca L.P. today expanded
its commitment to building healthy lifestyles in North Carolina by making a
$1.5 million charitable ...
Protecting Productivity at the Worksite in Challenging Times
Retaining Seasoned Employees through Long Term Healthcare Education
KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- In uncertain times, older,
experienced employees are the ones companies want to keep. But these
seasoned people may leave of their own accord. Or they may start taking
time off. Why? ...
Marathon Health Expands Midwest Presence
...cacy, and disease and condition management for individuals with identifiable and controllable risk factors. Together, these services create a unique worksite
health program. The Marathon Health solution produces superior results in terms of reducing the risk profile and preventable claim costs for the pop...
Immigration Attorneys Make Immigration Law & Employment Visas Easier for Foreign Workers, U.S. Employers, Corporations and Corporate Counsel
...and workshops in response to increased immigration worksite
enforcement and new federal mandates. The current...and workshops in response to increased immigration worksite
enforcement and new federal mandates. The current...es Business and Work Visas Work Permits worksite
Compliance Issues General Overview of Immigrat...
New survey report: Primary care emphasis included in workplace wellness programs
Despite tight economic times, paying employees to participate in worksite
health and wellness programs is almost uniformly believed among employers o...onfidential health history/questionnaire is an important starting point for worksite
wellness and disease management. Two out of three employers--large, mid- si...
Making snack food choices
...rticipants stuck with their intentions and chose the unhealthy snack. The study included 585 participants who were office employees recruited in their worksite
Although intentions are often tightly linked to what people really do, it doesn't always work that way. One explanation is that intent...
Chronic pain up almost 40 percent among US workers in past decade
There have been positive changes in the workplace in the last decade. More than two-thirds, or 66 percent, of employers surveyed now offer worksite
wellness programs to employees, compared to 40 percent in 1996. But while the number of wellness programs is relatively high, the number of programs a...
UCLA study of community health project shows how group dynamics affect fitness, eating habits
...CLA School of Public Health. "Both the physical and social environment must change.
"The model we studied holds promise for extending the reach of worksite
wellness programming to organizations, at-risk populations and communities not traditionally engaged by such efforts," she added. "However, many obsta...