Kaiser Permanente to Provide Calorie, Nutrition Information on Cafeteria Menus
OAKLAND, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente, a leader in promoting healthy eating, will become the first large health care provider in the country to offer calorie and nutrition information on its hospital cafeteria
menus after a recent study showed that patron...
More Than 100 Healthy Schools Honored by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation
...ronted with a student body that all too often arrived in the morning without a healthy breakfast, they launched a mobile breakfast program. The school cafeteria
now delivers nutritious a la carte breakfast options directly to the students as they arrive.
Schools participating in the Healthy ...
Kaiser Permanente Honored for Efforts to Combat Obesity With 2009 Pioneering Innovation Award at Weight of the Nation Conference
... sustainably farmed food more convenient for members, employees, and residents in surrounding communities.
Posting of calorie counts on hospital cafeteria
menu boards and defined nutritional quality standards for vending machine products - the first large health care system to implement such a program.
UPMC and UPMC Health Plan Recognized by National Business Group on Health As a Leading Employer Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Its Employees
...ntegral part of their workplace."
The My Health program created by UPMC Health Plan encourages all UPMC employees to take advantage of healthier cafeteria
food choices, wellness and fitness programs, educational opportunities and community-oriented support groups. My Health helps to create a culture of ...
BioFit Intensive Plus™ Chairs Meet Federal Standard for Continuous Intensive Use
...ing Green, Ohio, BioFit Engineered Products is an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of LEED-compliant ergonomic seating, GREENGUARD-certified cafeteria
and mobile tables, carts and specialty products for high tech, industrial, laboratory, office, healthcare, educational, continuous operations, hospita...
Insurance Leader Praises Senator Kennedy for Promoting Long-Term Care Aid for All Americans as Part of Health Reform
...s more affordable." She points to recently-introduced bills, H.R. 2096 and S. 702, that would allow LTC insurance to be included in employer-sponsored cafeteria
plans and flexible spending accounts, enabling people to pay their LTC premiums using pre-tax dollars. "These bills, with bipartisan sponsorship, show...
Campaign Mounts to Protect Pennsylvania's Mental Health Services
Actions continue with a cross-disability rally and press conference sponsored by DRN and Disabled in Action on June 11th at noon in the cafeteria
Rotunda of the PA State Capitol (the Commonwealth Avenue entrance).
Voters Urged to Support Budding Moves to Include Long Term Care in National Health Reform
...minds now, and they need to hear from us now too."
H.R. 2096 and S. 702 would allow long-term care insurance to be included in employer-sponsored cafeteria
plans and flexible spending accounts, enabling people to pay their long-term care insurance premiums using pre-tax dollars. "I don't care whether thes...
Dr. Emily Abrams Massey of Atlanta Honored as 'Healthy Hero' by the AMERIGROUP Foundation
... decided to take action. With a clear vision to improve the overall health and well-being of her students, Dr. Massey worked with the school nurse and cafeteria
chef to devise a plan that would help change her students' eating habits and promote healthier lifestyles. Adopting principles from Dr. Yvonne Sanders...
With Obesity Key Driver of Rising Health Care Costs, National Business Group on Health Urges Tax Code Changes
... should be excludable from employees' incomes for tax purposes;
Employees should be able to use pre-tax dollars (including through Section 125 cafeteria
plans, HSAs and FSAs) to pay for their share of health and wellness activities, programs, and purchases including for fitness, nutrition, exercise and...
Overweight mums have chubby bubs
...bese mother rats who were fed more milk are almost twice as heavy as those born to lean mothers with a regular milk consumption at weaning age.
diet used to feed the mother rats is designed to approximate a western diet which people eat everyday at home. It is of high fat content, and palatabl...
MBL develops infrastructure and portal for Encyclopedia of Life
...ut the EOL. Three of these multimedia pages were developed by scientists at the MBL, who are experts on the species described by the page: the microbe cafeteria
roenbergensis (page developed by Dr. Patterson); the bacteria Wolbachia pipientis (by Seth Bordenstein); and the Australian Giant Cuttlefish (by Roger...
Is Google's cafeteria a competitive weapon?
If you're a Google fan, here's yet another reason to love this provider of really useful, reliable, and not to mention free computer tools - they feed their employees well!
That fact came to light a few weeks ago when the Internet was full of reports that Google is seeking to hire two gourmet ch...
Phlo Affiliate Reports Progress in New York City Metropolitan Area Roll-Out
public in the retail accounts as follows:
-- New York Stock Exchange cafeteria
-- Morgan Stanley cafeteria
-- LA Sports Club -- City Market -- Crown Gourmet -- Midtown Deli -- G...
Time for health plans to comply with HIPAA privacy rules
Remember that FSAs are considered health plans for purposes of the HIPAA privacy rules. Therefore, if you have an insured plan but also sponsor a cafeteria
plan with FSAs, you will likely be subject to many of the privacy rules with respect to the FSAs, even though the insurer bears most of the compliance...
IT outsourcing according to Tom Koulopoulos, part 1
WTN: Or, if you're Google, you hire gourmet chefs for your cafeteria
Koulopoulos: That's actually a neat example, because the executive ...d we can do that better than anyone else.
So the risk of having them eat cafeteria
food, of Marriott serving them outsourced Marriott food, is too great for u...
U.S. health system could undermine EHR progress
...records stored in an electronic format. With that minimum $60 annual charge, employers could make eHealth Accounts available to employees as part of a cafeteria
For a sufficient revenue flow, each plan would require 100,000 people (at $60 a year) to generate $6 million, $1 million of which would go to...