17
Feb
2017 Health Trends The Increasing Adoption of a Healthy Workplace Charlotte NC Healthstat

2017 Health Trends: The Increasing Adoption of a Healthy Workplace

The percentage of companies with wellness programs is expected to continue to increase as more organizations realize they need wellness initiatives to stay current and competitive with health trends. With these programs on the rise, the pressure to be creative and innovative with employee wellness initiatives is also heating up. Watch for these worksite wellness trends we can expect to …

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15
Feb

5 Metrics to Consider when Measuring Clinic ROI

By having an accurate evaluation of your onsite clinic’s return on investment (ROI), you will gain a clear focus on current and projected health care cost savings that result from your clinic. This is important to measure and track accurately prior to, during, and after decision-making. We suggest using these 5 KPIs over a 2-3 year period for a clear …

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13
Feb

Health Clinic Options for Medium and Large Companies

As clinic programs and their ROI have gained momentum and popularity, so too has the desire of companies of all sizes to reap the benefits of cost savings. However, many companies still assume that onsite clinics aren’t a viable solution for medium-sized organizations. This isn’t the case. There are several options for clinics – especially for medium and large companies …

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10
Feb

4 Employee Engagement Best Practices for Workplace Wellness Programs

In order to optimize the value of your wellness program, you have to initiate and maintain employee engagement. Utilize these four practices to gain greater employee engagement with your program: 1. Establish initial trust and awareness It’s important to build awareness early with your onsite clinic. If employees do not trust your clinic they will likely not use it. The …

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8
Feb

How to Overcome 3 Common Barriers to Implementing an Onsite Clinic

Companies often lack an awareness of onsite clinic benefits, including the potential to reduce total health costs for self-funded health plans. They sometimes even overestimate the required workforce size, space, start-up costs and start-up time to launch a clinic. However, with flexibility and persistence, these companies who do not yet offer onsite services will be able to overcome these concerns …

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6
Feb

How to Build Employee Trust in Onsite Clinics

Nearly one-third of employees worldwide say they don’t trust their employer getting involved in their health and well-being. They are fearful their employer will have access to their personal health information, leading to concern about using the company’s onsite clinic. This can lead to overutilization of urgent care clinics or the emergency room. So what is the solution? An employer …

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3
Feb

Key Initiatives that Drive CHROs to Create Workplace Wellness Programs

Nearly 30% of companies with more than 5,000 workers now have onsite or near-site clinics offering primary care – up from 24% in 2013. This growth is, in part, because CHROs are quickly realizing how wellness programs can drive strategic change for their companies by enabling these initiatives: 1. Aligning HR with the overall business strategy Medium to large U.S. …

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31
Jan

Take it to heart: These 5 small changes will make a big impact on your life

February is American Heart Month Let’s kick off heart month with some changes you can make right now to be stronger and live longer. As a culture, we’ve been putting more and more attention on being healthy. But we are in a lifestyle crisis. And it isn’t changing fast enough. Last year, for the first time in decades, Americans were expected …

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16
Jan
2017 Outlook on Employer Health Benefits

2017 Outlook on Employer Health Benefits

Just two weeks into the New Year, the ground is already rumbling under the Affordable Care Act. Lawmakers have started the process of ending Obamacare as we know it today. It remains to be seen whether 2017 will ring in a complete seismic shift for the health care law, or shake up only some provisions. Whatever changes are coming won’t …

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22
Dec
Labor unions supports workplace clinics

City of Dayton and Labor Unions Join in Support of Workplace Clinic

It’s all too easy today to think of labor unions and employers as being locked in adversarial roles. But when it comes to opening a health clinic for municipal employees, the alignment of interests would probably surprise even the biggest skeptics. Working with labor unions in the public sector Union membership continues to grow in the public sector. In fact, …

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