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
Top 10 Questions to Assess Total Population Health Healthstat Charlotte NC

Top 10 Questions to Assess Total Population Health Needs at Your Company

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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14
Apr

The Role Wearable Tech Plays in Workplace Health

Wearable technology is gaining popularity in our society. In 2015, nearly 40 million adults in the United States used wearable technology, almost a 60% increase from the year before. If it continues at that rate, the number of technology wearing adults is predicted to hit 81.7 million by 2018! The corporate world is no exception. It’s expected that 13 million …

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11
Apr
What you can learn from the healthiest companies to work for healthstat charlotte nc

What You Can Learn from the Top 5 Healthiest Companies to Work For

Each year, a list of the healthiest companies to work for in America is released.  The list honors organizations that have created a corporate culture of well-being and helped their employees live happier and healthier lives.   The organizations that make the list might not seem to have a lot in common on the surface. They are different sizes, headquartered …

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6
Apr
The Growing Importance of Mental Health in an Onsite Wellness Program Strategy Healthstat Charlotte NC

The Growing Importance of Mental Health in an Onsite Wellness Program Strategy

In recent years, many companies have shown an increased focus on employee health and wellness.  But while corporate health and wellness programs typically address various aspects of physical health, such as nutrition and exercise, strategies for addressing mental health in the workplace have lagged behind.   Because mental health is an important component of total health, employee wellness experts recommend …

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4
Apr

Brokers Gain Key Benefits from Partnering with an Onsite Clinic Provider

Working with an onsite clinic provider can give brokers a new way to offer significant, long-term value to a client. A partnership with a trusted onsite provider can assist in driving a larger, more strategic plan aimed at lowering a client’s healthcare costs and bolstering their lineup of employee benefits. As brokers look for new avenues to deliver value, they …

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30
Mar

Is Lack of Sleep Draining Your Employee Productivity?

As an HR professional, you are likely interested in finding new ways to increase productivity and work quality among your organization’s employees.  Research suggests that there is one simple step employers can take to accomplish these objectives: promote good sleeping habits.   Well-rested employees report that they are happier, less stressed, and more focused on the job, compared to their …

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28
Mar
How to Stock your office in celebration of National Nutrition Month Healthstat Charlotte NC

How to Stock Your Office in Celebration of National Nutrition Month

March is national nutrition month. As a company that’s in the business of health and wellness, this is one of our favorite times of year. Nutrition is an important aspect of overall workplace health, but many people find it hard to follow a nutritious and balanced eating plan – especially at work. In fact, nearly half of Americans are living …

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23
Mar
Promoting Wellness Among an Aging Workforce Healthstat Charlotte NC

Promoting Wellness Among an Aging Workforce

It’s no secret that people are living longer these days.  And as the population ages, so too does the workforce.  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that nearly one quarter of American workers will be aged 55 or older by 2018.  These older employees are the fastest growing segment of the workforce, as well as the most highly skilled …

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