Avoiding Costly Misdiagnoses
Simple steps can help reduce the waste and suffering that stems from an incorrect diagnosis or treatment plan.
Asleep on the Job: When to Accommodate
New assignments, schedules may be needed for those with medical conditions.
Tackle Cancer's Workplace Challenges
Employers can facilitate early detection and prompt treatment of cancer, which preserves quality of life for employees and reduces the costs of cancers in the workforce.
Tips for Less Stress
Useful recommendations to pass along to employees on ways to reduce stress.
Wellness Incentives Spending Up 15% in 2014
In 2014 corporate employers plan to spend an average of $594 per employee on wellness-based incentives, an increase of 15 percent from the average of $521 reported in 2013 and more than double the average of $260 reported five years ago.
Health Insurance Rates and Smoking
Smoking clearly impacts health care costs and may legitimately affect premium rates, but are there pitfalls and dangers involved in imposing additional costs on smokers?
Health Promotion Is a Good Investment
Wellness promotion and chronic-condition management reduce health care costs and maintain a high level of energy, engagement and happiness among workers, explains wellness expert Dee Edington.
Defuse the Diabetes Workforce 'Time Bomb'
Employers can influence the prevention of Type 2 diabetes and help control the effects of diabetes for their employees who are already diagnosed.