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Editorial

“Raising the Bar”

“Raising the Bar”

Jonathan Edelheit, Editor in Chief

When I was actively involved in the insurance industry working with employers,

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Column

ACOs:  Healthcare’s Best Hope

ACOs: Healthcare’s Best Hope

Dr. Gene Lindsey

The future of healthcare in America may be wrapped up in these three letters:

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Healthcare Reform: Using Rebates to Turn Bills into Cash

Healthcare Reform: Using Rebates to Turn Bills into Cash

Kevin L. Shrake, FACHE

How long have we had ATM cards in our pockets to conduct banking transactions all

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Social Media Health Revolution

Social Media Health Revolution

Manish Nachnani

Social media is not a fad; it’s a fundamental shift in the way we communicate

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Group Captives: An Appealing Alternative

Group Captives: An Appealing Alternative

Michael A. Schroeder

Recent news highlighting court decisions, legislative action, and market dynamics

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Bronze to Platinum Health Plans:  What Will It Mean?

Bronze to Platinum Health Plans: What Will It Mean?

Sibyl C. Bogardus, JD

New agency guidance provides insight on how employers and insurance carriers

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Corporate Wellness

Healthy Workplaces: Leading Organizations Get Ready for June’s National Employee Wellness Month

Healthy Workplaces: Leading Organizations Get Ready for June’s National Employee Wellness Month

Jennifer Turgiss

Out-of-control healthcare costs are a board-level issue for virtually every U.S. organization.

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In this issue, we wanted to highlight one of our 2011 Corporate Wellness Leadership awardees for their innovative wellness initiatives.

In this issue, we wanted to highlight one of our 2011 Corporate Wellness Leadership awardees for their innovative wellness initiatives.

Corporate Wellness Magazin

We recently caught up with Deborah Deters, Senior Vice President of Human Resources

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Relative Influence of Modifiable Health Risks on Employer-Related Outcomes

Relative Influence of Modifiable Health Risks on Employer-Related Outcomes

Kathleen M. Gorman, MPH and Ross M. Miller, MD, MPH

A substantial proportion of healthcare expenditures are due to chronic

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Bullying: What are the Myths Surrounding Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace?

Bullying: What are the Myths Surrounding Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace?

Marcia Reid

Bullying and harassment in the workplace can have a significant negative impact on employee

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Best Practices:  How Efficient Use of Health Incentive Dollars Increase ROI, Drive Wellness Program Engagement, and Encourage Long-Term Behavior Changes
Corporate Wellness & Executive Health Programs: What are the Benefits of Providing These Services?

Corporate Wellness & Executive Health Programs: What are the Benefits of Providing These Services?

Ria Duykers

In today's extremely busy and high performance work environment, employees expect employers

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Running a Wellness and Health Management Program? Where’s Your Certification?

Running a Wellness and Health Management Program? Where’s Your Certification?

Rose Gantner Ed.D.

Wellness programs are growing in acceptance - and importance - in the workplace

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Self Funding

Program Reporting: Using the Right Process to Tell the Story

Program Reporting: Using the Right Process to Tell the Story

Ronald J. Ozminkowski, Ph.D., and Seth Serxner, Ph.D./MPH

The secret to success in reporting is to tell a credible story about the value of health promotion

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Chronic Low Back and Neck Pain: An Epidemic Out of Control

Chronic Low Back and Neck Pain: An Epidemic Out of Control

Thomas E. Dreisinger, PhD, FACSM

You would be hard-pressed to find an insurer in the United States today who isn’t looking

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Controlling Benefit Cost and Spending By Creating Your Own Marketplace

Controlling Benefit Cost and Spending By Creating Your Own Marketplace

Dennis Toohey

According to a recent survey of 1,400 CFOs across companies of all sizes, there are/were

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Health and Wellness: Five Apps That Will Help You Lose Weight

Health and Wellness: Five Apps That Will Help You Lose Weight

Brian Black

While the app market seems to be dominated by the gaming industry, tablet and smart phone

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Voluntary Benefits

Transforming a Traditional Occupational Health Center into a Total Employee Health Cost Containment Center

Transforming a Traditional Occupational Health Center into a Total Employee Health Cost Containment Center

By: Jonathan Spero, M.D.

So let’s say you are the CFO for a manufacturing company and have had an on

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Voluntary Benefits as an Employee Protection Strategy

Voluntary Benefits as an Employee Protection Strategy

Dr. David Stoneback

Employers are asking themselves how they can provide a meaningful benefits package

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Long-Term Care Insurance: Helping Others by Helping Yourself

Long-Term Care Insurance: Helping Others by Helping Yourself

Doug Ross

Long-term care is one of the greatest planning challenges facing working Americans.

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Situational Coaching Offers Lasting Impact

Situational Coaching Offers Lasting Impact

CJ Scarlet and Shirlita McFarland

Every year, your team struggles to find innovative and exciting ways to make your special

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