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Take Control of Your Health™ Employers Helping Employees Make Good on New Year’s Resolutions

Take Control of Your Health™ Employers Helping Employees Make Good on New Year’s Resolutions

Maureen Young

How did the practice of making New Year’s Resolutions start? It seems to have begun in pre-Christian times with moral changes such as being good to others.

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The Inspired Workplace

The Inspired Workplace

LeAura Alderson

It starts at the top. In the Conference Room the large table is flanked with stability ball chairs and a large water-cooler for the company issued personalized refillable water bottles frequently seen everywhere.

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Self Funding

How Defined Contribution Health Benefits Help Employers Recruit and Retain Employees

How Defined Contribution Health Benefits Help Employers Recruit and Retain Employees

Rick Lindquist

It costs a typical employer the equivalent of 6-9 months in salary each time they have to replace a salaried employee

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Comparing the Caring.

Comparing the Caring.

R. Scott Boots

I sat next to David’s bed in the AIDS hospice the last week of his life and told him that he was a beautiful man. “Thank you,”

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Tennessee Overhauls Captive Insurance Law To Become National Leader

Tennessee Overhauls Captive Insurance Law To Become National Leader

Kevin M. Doherty

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed a comprehensive overhaul of Tennessee's captive insurance law in June.

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Viking Range Uses Care Management Technology to Save on Health Costs

Viking Range Uses Care Management Technology to Save on Health Costs

George Pantos

In November 2011, an employee at Greenwood, Mississippi-based kitchen appliance and cabinetry manufacturer Viking Range Corporation, who suffered from type-2 diabetes,

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B.I.N.G.O…. and Safety Is It’s Name-O

B.I.N.G.O…. and Safety Is It’s Name-O

Brian Beck

How many of us in corporate America have grown tired of workers compensation claims? How many of us grow weary of the reasons why people become injured?

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Voluntary Benefits

5 Compelling Reasons Why to Start Now

5 Compelling Reasons Why to Start Now

Stacey Sicurella

Companies that work hard to set themselves apart often attract and retain top talent by offering voluntary benefits such as health and wellness programs.

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4 Ways Brokers are Overcoming Commission Cuts with Ancillary Benefits

4 Ways Brokers are Overcoming Commission Cuts with Ancillary Benefits

Nicole Ropiza

Brokers do a lot more than just sell. They explain critical differences, explore benefit plans and insurance options, and find solutions for employees and employers.

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The Importance of Quality Dental Insurance

The Importance of Quality Dental Insurance

Michael Brady

Dental health refers to all aspects of health and functioning of our mouth, especially the teeth and gums.

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Going Beyond Eye-Popping Entertainment: 3D Technology Can Lead to Early Detection of Vision Problems

Going Beyond Eye-Popping Entertainment: 3D Technology Can Lead to Early Detection of Vision Problems

John Lahr, OD, FAAO

Today, 3D technology is everywhere. From movie theaters and televisions, to gaming systems and mobile devices, our exposure to 3D technology is becoming commonplace.

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2011 Leadership Awards

2011 Leadership Awards

Hunter Whittington

The Voluntary Benefits Association (VBA), in conjunction with the Voluntary Benefits Magazine (VBM),

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Critical Illness Insurance

Critical Illness Insurance

Ed Mueller and Laura Spencer

Based on statistics, we are more likely to survive cancer, heart attack, and stroke today due to advances in medical technology.

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Financial and Legal Wellness Bolsters Employee Productivity & Loyalty

Financial and Legal Wellness Bolsters Employee Productivity & Loyalty

Bill Brooks

For employees, the state of the economy and the state of their

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Employer Assisted Care: Not Just for Children

Employer Assisted Care: Not Just for Children

Anne Harrington

In 1971, Arnold Hiatt, the then CEO of the Stride Rite Corporation, opened the first on-site childcare center, and revolutionized the way people balanced their work life with their home life.

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Lost Work Time = Lost Revenue What are your employees legal and identity theft problems costing you and your company's bottom line?

Lost Work Time = Lost Revenue What are your employees legal and identity theft problems costing you and your company's bottom line?

Andre' Andropolis

Legal and identity theft services are now prized voluntary benefits. In the past four years, voluntary legal and identity theft plans have increased rapidly in worksites in the United States.

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Corporate Wellness

Medical Self-Care: We Can’t Afford to Ignore It Workplace Wellness not meeting its potential

Medical Self-Care: We Can’t Afford to Ignore It Workplace Wellness not meeting its potential

Jamey Bednez

A comprehensive workplace wellness program can positively impact the wealth of businesses and nearly 60 percent have embraced this concept with aspirations to avoid the economic strain of the current health care crisis.

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A Revolutionary Approach to Corporate Wellness

A Revolutionary Approach to Corporate Wellness

Dr. Steven Hotze

Getting older: It is an inevitable“disease” that plagues us all at some point, and for your executives,age can become their biggest competitor and your company’s biggest threat.

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Creating a Culture of Wellness with Employee Outreach and Social Media

Creating a Culture of Wellness with Employee Outreach and Social Media

Scott Leavitt

As more and more companies start to implement wellness programs to address the continued rise in health care costs and the need for healthier employees.

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American Crisis - Health of our Nation's Truck Drivers

American Crisis - Health of our Nation's Truck Drivers

Stewart Levy

In America, nearly 1 of every 15 people in the workforce is employed in the trucking industry, including over 7 million truck drivers on our roads.

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New Apps Improve Employee Wellness

New Apps Improve Employee Wellness

Nancy Sansom

Numerous studies show that improving employee wellness decreases employer healthcare costs. In addition, research directly correlates employee benefits with overall employee satisfaction.

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10 Reasons Why Your Wellness Program Lacks Participation

10 Reasons Why Your Wellness Program Lacks Participation

Todd McGuire

This is the first installment of a 4 part series on a model for designing and managing a wellness program that gets measurable results.

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Why New Year’s Should Be A Time for Corporate Wellness Resolutions

Why New Year’s Should Be A Time for Corporate Wellness Resolutions

Mark Verstegen

Around the country, motivation to train is never higher than on January 2nd. On-site company gyms are packed,

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The Year of Acceptance… Eating Well for Health & Happiness

The Year of Acceptance… Eating Well for Health & Happiness

Kelly Lavieri

Being healthy starts from within, which for most of us, self acceptance is hard to find. We can easily console our friends and family when a crisis hits.

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Energy Boosters

Energy Boosters

Kathy Gruver, PhD

We’ve all observed children playing. We watch for a second and then say, “Gee, I wish I had their energy.”

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Love Assurance: Employee Satisfaction and Workplace Wellness

Love Assurance: Employee Satisfaction and Workplace Wellness

Dr. Roger Boger

Since the 1970’s, our nation’s companies have been instituting wellness programs following concepts that Asian companies have been using successfully.

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Surviving the STRESS of Downsizing

Surviving the STRESS of Downsizing

Dr. Jeffery Gero

In a rapidly changing economy, corporations may have to reduce the size of the full-time workforce.

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Simplify Your Life to Reduce Your Stress

Simplify Your Life to Reduce Your Stress

Jacquelyn Ferguson

There's nothing simple about the typical American life. We work too hard, treat time like an enemy, amass too much stuff, and sit around too much watching TV while eating too much bad food.

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Improving Health Plan Cost and MLR Attainment with eProcurement Why eProcurement for Health Plans?

Improving Health Plan Cost and MLR Attainment with eProcurement Why eProcurement for Health Plans?

Dennis Toohey

eProcurement: A uniform and centrally controlled paperless, web-based enterprise process that tightly integrates procurement, accounts payable and accounting.

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The New Bankruptcy

The New Bankruptcy

Courtney Cordero

It is no secret that many people have contemplated bankruptcy due to the financial strain they are facing.

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Eat For Energy

Eat For Energy

Celynn Erasmus

Are you battling to bounce out of bed bright eyed and bushy tailed? Looking for more get-up-and-go to make it through 2012? Many of us may fall into the trap of not eating at all for long stretches of the day, breaking for high sugar, high fat snacks and then ending off with a really large supper.

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