Tag Archives: health

A life-work combination: 5 reasons to implement employee assistance & wellness programs

LifeWork Strategies on wellness

Thought Leadership on The Future of Wellness presented by LifeWork Strategies. It has been long recognized that employees need emotional support to deal with a variety of issues that may affect their life-work balance, which has driven an increase in employers implementing employee assistance programs, or EAPs. In relatively recent years, workplace wellness programs have gained popularity among leading companies ...

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Health reform as business opportunity and performance driver!

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Thought Leadership on Health Care Innovations presented by Georgetown University Department of Health Systems Administration. Business leaders must recognize and adapt to the changes in our health care industry, not only as market opportunities for their businesses, but as opportunities to drive organizational performance. This requires that business executives and health professional managers have both a clear understanding of the major shifts ...

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Delphic Digital

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2015 Philadelphia Healthiest Company Finalist: Delphic Digital, Mark Patten, Founding Partner - FUN FACT Many of Delphic Digital’s employees cycle to work. If they still feel motivated to pedal at the office, they can use a stationary bike.

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Frederick Regional Health System

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2015 Baltimore Healthiest Company Award Finalist: Thomas Kleinhanzl, President and CEO, Frederick Regional Health System - FUN FACT Onsite well coaching at Frederick Regional Health System helped one employee go from eating fast food to becoming a vegetarian.

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Erickson Living

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2015 Baltimore Healthiest Company Award Finalist: Craig Thorne, MD, MPH, MBA, VP/Medical Director, Employee Health Benefits, Erickson Living - FUN FACT Employees were encouraged to nominate inspiringly healthy women through the “Women Everywhere Take Care” program.

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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

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2015 Baltimore Healthiest Company Award Finalist: Chet Burrell, President and CEO, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield - FUN FACT The company-wide “Commit to Be Fit” challenge has seen a collective loss of 6,000 pounds so far this year.

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Baltimore County Public Schools

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2015 Baltimore Healthiest Company Award Finalist: S. Dallas Dance, Ph.D., Superintendent, Baltimore County Public Schools - FUN FACT BCPS was so impressed by participation in the Team BCPS Wellness Day that it added an honorable mention category.

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The Shelter Group

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2015 Baltimore Healthiest Company Award Finalist: Marilynn Duker, President, The Shelter Group - FUN FACT During a campaign called “The Weight Connection,” employees reduced their waist sizes by a total of 165 inches and lost more than 660 pounds.

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