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Sticks, Not Carrots, May Work Best to Boost Employees' Health - MedicineNet

Sticks, Not Carrots, May Work Best to Boost Employees' Health - MedicineNet | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it

Financial penalties work better than cash rewards for motivating employees to meet physical activity goals in a workplace wellness program, a new study reports.

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inside workplace wellness: 10 Behaviors of an Engaged Healthcare Consumer

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So much better than HRAs & screnings! inside workplace wellness: 10 Behaviors of an Engaged Healthcare Consumer https://t.co/onRj87n2ue

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Genes Fit? Genetic Testing Joins Wellness Options

Genes Fit? Genetic Testing Joins Wellness Options | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it

mployers try various ways to get workers on the path to wellness, from gift cards and cash to reductions on insurance premiums. Some companies now are adding genetic testing to the mix in hopes of spurring employees into action.  Visa Inc.

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PERSONNEL MATTERS: Employers look beyond cost savings for wellness success - Tire Business

PERSONNEL MATTERS: Employers look beyond cost savings for wellness success - Tire Business | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
By Matt Dunning, Crain News ServiceCHICAGO (Nov.
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Is yoga the best wellness activity? - BenefitsPro

Is yoga the best wellness activity? - BenefitsPro | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
Data from the Centers for Disease Control shows that only 17.5 percent of yogis said they did the activity to address a specific health condition, while 94 percent cited wellness-related reasons.
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8 wellness engagement tips - BenefitsPro

8 wellness engagement tips - BenefitsPro | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
Wellness program tips from the biggest U.S. employers show the importance of listening to employees. Here's why.
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Hospitals hop on wellness bandwagon - BenefitsPro

Hospitals hop on wellness bandwagon - BenefitsPro | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
Wellness centers are becoming profit centers for U.S. hospitals.
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Survey: Wellness programs helped 46 percent of people with chronic conditions ... - MobiHealthNews

Survey: Wellness programs helped 46 percent of people with chronic conditions ... - MobiHealthNews | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
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Is Owaves' Wellness GPS a "killer app for wearables"? - MedCity News - MedCity News

Is Owaves' Wellness GPS a "killer app for wearables"? - MedCity News - MedCity News | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
Health tech company Owaves launched an app for wearables for day-to-day plans and activities needed for users to lead a healthy life.
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Healthcare Moves To The Cloud But Is The Cloud Ready For Healthcare? - Forbes

Healthcare Moves To The Cloud But Is The Cloud Ready For Healthcare? - Forbes | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
Sample screenshot of cyber attacks in real-time from Norse Corporation In less than one year ‒ we've seen a staggering number of data breaches in healthcare.
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Mobile Health Field Stresses Wellness, Disease Management - mHealthIntelligence.com

Mobile Health Field Stresses Wellness, Disease Management - mHealthIntelligence.com | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
The mobile health field is bringing key medical information to patients and consumers that had once had to visit a physician’s office to receive the same tips.
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HHS/OCR issues guidance on HIPAA and workplace wellness programs - Lexology (registration)

HHS/OCR issues guidance on HIPAA and workplace wellness programs - Lexology (registration) | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
Many employers view wellness programs as a way to lower health care costs and promote healthy behavior. With the growth of workplace wellness…
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5 reasons employees avoid wellness programs - BenefitsPro

5 reasons employees avoid wellness programs - BenefitsPro | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
Nearly half of employees don’t go for all the incentives offered by their company wellness program. Here's why.
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The largest portion of disengaged employees said they didn't view the wellness plan as necessary to them because they were already following a healthy lifestyle.

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Rebooting Workplace Wellness: Moving Beyond Lifestyle Management to Achieve Real Returns

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The ROI debate misses the real question, however, which is not whether well-designed wellness progra...

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SHRM: Proposed Rule Discourages Participation in Wellness Programs

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has set out a proposed rule that will make the provision of incentives to spouses to participate in wellness programs difficult.

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Health and wellness efforts: Stuck in neutral? - Fleet Owner (blog)

Health and wellness efforts: Stuck in neutral? - Fleet Owner (blog) | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
Apparently, the attempt to foster greater health and wellness among U.S.
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Getting the most ROI for your wellness spending - Chicago Business Journal

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Getting the most ROI for your wellness spending
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Properly constructed and well-executed wellness and disease management programs can benefit the employer and employee.
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Workplace wellness programs require worker privacy but not much else - Fortune

Workplace wellness programs require worker privacy but not much else - Fortune | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
Wellness programs may 'require' you to sign up, but worker privacy is their key mandate.
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Is Your Wellness Program a Slave to Fads or Backed by Science? - Entrepreneur

Is Your Wellness Program a Slave to Fads or Backed by Science? - Entrepreneur | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
As a leader, it's in your best interests to keep your employees healthy. Unfortunately, the glut of misinformation circulating on TV and the Internet makes it difficult to separate bunk from best practices.
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Wellness centers, no longer hospital gimmicks, become money making population ... - Healthcare Finance News

Wellness centers, no longer hospital gimmicks, become money making population ... - Healthcare Finance News | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
Hospital-based wellness centers, once seen as marketing tools for innovative health systems, have become a major part of a hospital's population health management program in the era of quality over quantity of care.
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Telemedicine Improves Healthcare Access For Patients In Rural Areas - Immortal News

Telemedicine Improves Healthcare Access For Patients In Rural Areas - Immortal News | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
With more patients than doctors, securing an ever-elusive appointment is proving troublesome for many Americans. The latest in telemedicine technology..
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Nontraditional offerings changing the wellness game - BenefitsPro

Nontraditional offerings changing the wellness game - BenefitsPro | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
Forget old-fashioned wellness offerings. Nontraditional benefits are on the rise in workplaces.
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Embracing wellness: TV watching plus junk food are bad for your waistline - My Edmonds News

Embracing wellness: TV watching plus junk food are bad for your waistline
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Embracing wellness: TV watching plus junk food are bad for your waistline. June 27, 2015. Kathryn Fuller.
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Wellness programs evolve to focus on outcomes, value - MiBiz

Wellness programs evolve to focus on outcomes, value - MiBiz | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
Wellness is no longer just about getting employees to lose excess weight, exercise more or eat better to improve their physical health and maybe trim...
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Corporate Wellness -- Health, Wellness and an Improved Bottom Line - Forbes

Corporate Wellness -- Health, Wellness and an Improved Bottom Line - Forbes | Health Advocacy | Scoop.it
It seems every time we turn around there is a buzz about “corporate wellness.” I have heard it so many times that I wonder if people are becoming skeptical and leery of it being a marketing ploy.
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