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Workplace Wellbeing: Updated Blood Pressure Health Guidelines

By Whitney Trent on Dec 19, 2017 6:30:00 AM

Recently, two national health organizations, the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC), updated hypertension guidelines. The previous guidelines for high blood pressure diagnosis were 140 mm Hg/90 mmHg while the new guidelines for high blood pressure are 130 mm Hg/80 mmHg. What does this mean for your employees? Does it impact your workplace wellbeing efforts?

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management
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Ask The Advisor: Managing The Employee Experience

By Gibson on Dec 13, 2017 6:30:00 AM

Mike Ripley, Employee Benefits Consultant at Gibson, discusses the importance of managing the employee experience and the risk of a disengaged workforce. To hear what Mike has to say, check out the video below:

Topics: Employee Benefits Video Library
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Employee Wellbeing Across Generations

By Gibson on Nov 15, 2017 6:30:00 AM

Millennials are the largest generation of employees and for the first time in history, five generations of Americans are now in the workforce. The generational differences present a unique challenge for employers, especially when it comes to values and preferred communication styles.

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management
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Impacting The Opioid Epidemic

By Gibson on Nov 6, 2017 6:30:00 AM

Tragic stories of loss at the hands of opioids have become all too common. The misuse and abuse of prescription drugs, specifically opioids, has become an epidemic. It is a massive problem impacting our friends, families, communities, and the workforce.

Topics: Commercial Insurance Risk Management Employee Benefits Personal Insurance & Risk Management
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Educating Employees On Their Health Care Options

By Gibson on Oct 25, 2017 6:30:00 AM

Emergency room, urgent care, telemedicine, nurse hotline, specialist, primary care…there are a variety health care options when you’re faced with an injury or illness, but which should you choose?

This is likely a question your employees face on a regular basis. Choosing the most appropriate option can save them time and money, while the wrong choice can be costly for them and for your organization. Are you helping employees understand how to make this decision?

Topics: Employee Benefits
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Ask The Advisor: Employee Benefits Technology

By Gibson on Oct 18, 2017 6:30:00 AM

Bob Zavacky, Principal & Employee Benefits Consultant at Gibson, discusses employee benefits technology - the risks of not using one or of utilizing an ineffective system. To hear what Bob has to say, check out the video below:

Topics: Employee Benefits Video Library
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Mobile Devices & Social Media: More Connected Than Ever, For Better & For Worse [Webinar]

By Gibson on Oct 2, 2017 6:30:00 AM

How is the use of mobile devices and social media impacting the business community?

The prevalence of mobile devices and the increasing use of social media bring both benefits and risks to the employer-employee relationship. With the constant evolution of technology and the active legal landscape, it can be hard to manage the issues in your workplace and keep your organization protected.

Topics: Risk Management Employee Benefits
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Ask The Advisor: The Complexity Of Compliance

By Gibson on Sep 13, 2017 6:30:00 AM

Wes Mantooth, Principal & Employee Benefits Consultant at Gibson, discusses the complexity of health care and employee benefits compliance. To hear what Wes has to say, check out the video below:

Topics: Employee Benefits
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Court Orders Review Of EEOC Wellness Rules

By Gibson on Aug 31, 2017 6:30:00 AM

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week that the EEOC’s final wellness regulations which address the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) on employer-sponsored wellness programs are arbitrary and capricious and sent them back to the agency for review. This ruling is significant because it is the first judicial challenge to the EEOC’s new wellness rules.

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management
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Working With Employees Who Can’t Work: Managing Medical Conditions Under FMLA & ADA [Webinar]

By Gibson on Aug 30, 2017 6:30:00 AM

Handling employees who have medical conditions that restrict their ability to do their job - this is one of the most difficult and important topics employers face today.

Topics: Risk Management Employee Benefits