19
May
Tips for Controlling Workplace Allergens Charlotte NC Healthstat

Tips for Controlling Workplace Allergens

It’s May, and spring is in the air.  Unfortunately, those warmer days also signal the arrival of allergy season.  Coughing, sneezing, runny noses—these symptoms may not seem like such a big deal, but allergies are actually a major contributor to lost workplace productivity.  According to the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, an estimated 3.5 million workdays may be …

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16
May
5 Workplace Health Tips to Share with your Employees Healthstat Charlotte NC

5 Workplace Health Tips to Share with your Employees

Research shows that employees who eat healthy are 25% more likely to have higher job performance. Also, employees who exercise for at least 30 minutes, three times a week, are 15% more likely to have higher job performance. What happens when combined? Research shows that employees who eat healthy and regularly exercise, are more productive and take fewer sick days. …

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11
May
How Onsite Clinics Improve Access In Busy Metropolitan Areas

How Onsite Clinics Improve Access in Busy Metropolitan Areas

As healthcare costs continue to rise, many organizations are seeking innovative ways to reduce spending while assisting employees in attaining an optimal level of well-being.  Onsite and near-site clinics have become a popular option for achieving these goals, particularly among larger employers, but small and mid-size companies often feel that they may not have enough employees, or enough physical space, …

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9
May
How Wellness Programs Can Decrease Workplace Stress Healthstat Charlotte NC

How Wellness Programs Can Decrease Workplace Stress

On the job stress is an unfortunate fact of life for many American workers.  In fact, a recent survey found that one third of employees report that they typically experience stress during the workday.  Chronic stress can lead to job dissatisfaction as well as a number of health problems, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, depression, and anxiety. …

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4
May

A Straight-forward Method to Minimizing Workplace Injuries

Every year, more than 4,500 employees die on the job, and more than 4 million employees sustain a serious injury. Preventing injuries in the workplace is an important consideration for any employer, but this topic is particularly salient for companies that operate in the industrial sector.  Research shows that minimizing workplace injuries can result in a number of benefits for …

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2
May
Tips to Reducing Health Risks at Your Workplace

5 Tips to Reducing Health Risks at your Workplace

HR professionals know that healthy employees tend to be happier, more productive, and more satisfied at work.  Healthy employees also tend to continue to make better health choices, and require fewer physician visits, inpatient hospitalizations, and prescription medications—resulting in considerable healthcare cost savings for their employers.  For these reasons, it is paramount that organizations develop a proactive plan for actively …

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27
Apr
How To Provide Innovative Workplace Health and Wellness Solutions Charlotte NC Healthstat

How to Provide Innovative Workplace Health and Wellness Solutions

These days, most organizations offer some sort of workplace wellness program to their employees.  But, as with anything else in life, wellness programs have a way of becoming stale after a while.  The most effective wellness programs strive to engage employees by changing with the times and offering the most cutting edge benefits—in short, effective wellness programs are “living” aspects …

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25
Apr
Inspiring a Healthier Workplace Taking Action from National Public Health Week Charlotte NC Healthstat

Inspiring a Healthier Workplace: Taking Action from National Public Health Week

National Public Health Week was April 3-9, 2017, and there were a number of special events around the US that raised awareness of the need for an all-encompassing public health policy and goal.  Generation Public Health, a project of the American Public Health Association (APHA), aims to create the healthiest nation in just one generation. While the United States is …

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20
Apr
Population Health needs

Top 10 Questions to Assess Your Total Population Health Needs

Population health management is an essential goal of a successful onsite clinic and wellness program.  To have a thriving, effective onsite health and wellness initiative, it must meet the needs of the employees that it serves.  Therefore, any organization that is considering implementing an onsite clinic should first do an assessment of population health needs.   This includes measuring unmet …

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18
Apr
Onsite Clinics Expanding Services to Expect in 2017 and Beyond Health

Onsite Clinic Services Expanding in 2017 and Beyond

The way that employers and employees conceptualize health and wellness is changing.  In the past, most people thought of wellness as simply a reflection of one’s physical health—the presence or absence of disease.   These days, there is an increased focus on total wellness, or the idea that wellness is a holistic concept that encompasses many aspects, including physical health, …

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