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Looking To Improve Your Workplace Wellbeing Efforts? [Webinar]

By Nicole Fallowfield on Jan 4, 2017 6:30:00 AM

There is no doubt that the wellbeing of your employees impacts the wellbeing of your organization. According to research by Gallup, employees whose wellbeing is thriving are less likely to look for a new employer or be involved in a workplace accident, and they have fewer sick days. But implementing an effective wellbeing strategy isn’t easy. The effectiveness of any wellness program or initiative depends on the culture of an organization and then extends to the workplace climate.

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management
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Workplace Wellbeing: Mental Illness & Suicide

By Gibson on Nov 9, 2016 6:30:00 AM

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 1 in 5 adults experience mental illness in the U.S. And 1 in 25 experiences a serious mental illness that substantially interferes with or limits major life activities. You have a greater likelihood of encountering someone in a mental or emotional crisis than someone having a heart attack. This prevalence of mental illness means it is likely impacting many individuals in your workforce.

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management
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Workplace Wellbeing: Employee Survey

By Nicole Fallowfield on Oct 19, 2016 6:30:00 AM

In several of our blogs we’ve suggested surveying your employees as a starting point for future wellness initiatives. Your best chance at employee engagement in your workplace wellbeing programs begins with asking your employees what they want!

Whether it has to do with workplace safety, financial wellbeing, internal work processes, or other factors that influence wellbeing, it’s always a good idea to see what your employees think about it first.

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management
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Workplace Wellbeing: Preparing For Flu Season

By Nicole Fallowfield on Sep 28, 2016 6:30:00 AM

It’s officially fall! Cooler weather is on its way, leaves will be changing colors, football season has begun, and the highly coveted pumpkin-flavored items have returned to menus everywhere!

But fall also means the start of flu season...

How can the flu impact your workforce? What can you do to help prepare your employees and encourage wellbeing?

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management
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Are Your Health Screenings In Line With USPSTF Recommendations?

By Nicole Fallowfield on Aug 10, 2016 6:30:00 AM

What is the USPSTF, you ask? The USPSTF is the United States Preventive Services Task Force. It is “an independent, volunteer panel of national experts in prevention and evidence-based medicine. The Task Force works to improve the health of all Americans by making evidence-based recommendations about clinical preventive services such as screenings, counseling services, and preventive medications.”

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management
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Running On Empty: Recognizing And Addressing Employee Burnout

By Gibson on Jul 20, 2016 6:30:00 AM

Today we’re sharing insight from guest blogger Karen Moscato. We hope you enjoy Karen’s wisdom and perspective.

The meetings went well. I had driven to one of our offices located 2 hours away to attend two important meetings on capacity and efficiencies. These are hot topics in today’s business world. While driving and recapping the meetings in my thoughts, I didn’t pay attention to the gas gauge for the first hour of the trip. The bright orange light got my attention indicating a potentially empty gas situation. I had better find a station quickly or I would be calling AAA for assistance!

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management
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The Importance Of Financial Wellbeing In The Workplace

By Nicole Fallowfield on Jul 13, 2016 6:30:00 AM

Do your workplace wellness efforts include financial wellbeing? Financial stress is part of many people's lives. And unfortunately it doesn't stop when your employees get to work. Consider these statistics:

Topics: Health Risk Management
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Start Understanding Health and Wellbeing in Your Workplace with our Quiz

By Nicole Fallowfield on Jun 27, 2016 6:30:00 AM

Struggling to find the right workplace wellness efforts for your organization? Not sure why employees aren’t engaging in the programs you offer? Or why you are not seeing much change in your people?

Without the foundation of health and wellbeing in the workplace, your  wellbeing efforts are likely to fall short. So how can you make sure your initiatives hit the mark?

Topics: Health Risk Management
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What Is Health Activation?

By Gibson on Jun 6, 2016 6:30:00 AM

Today we’re sharing insight from guest blogger, Dr. Eric Bricker, Chief Medical Officer of Compass Professional Health Services. We hope you enjoy Dr. Eric’s wisdom and perspective.

There are many buzzwords in employee benefits, but have you heard of “Health Activation?” While more common terms include “employee engagement,” “member engagement” or “patient engagement,” the industry would be better served to use a term like “Health Activation.” Why? Because Health Activation goes beyond a one-time event and instead focuses on empowering good healthcare decisions.

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management
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What To Look For When Choosing An Employee Assistance Program

By Gibson on May 23, 2016 6:30:00 AM

In the war for talent, any benefit you can offer that employees will find useful can help set you apart. Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) are an affordable offering to consider.

Topics: Employee Benefits Health Risk Management