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2012-08-22 06:24:32

NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions®, a health improvement company that specializes in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, today announced the appointment of Sunny Sonner to Executive Vice President of Human Resources. "This is an important time for ValueOptions. The healthcare industry is at a crossroads, and significant market opportunities await our company across all lines of business," said Heyward Donigan, ValueOptions CEO. "With that in mind, our...

2012-08-07 10:25:29

In the news release, Reed Group Study Finds Employees Taking Intermittent Family Medical Leave Are Three Times More Likely to File for Short-term Disability, issued 07-Aug-2012 by Reed Group over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the eighth paragraph, first sentence, should read "conducted by Spring Consulting Group found" rather than "conducted by Spring Consulting Group and published by the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) found" as originally issued...

2012-08-07 02:28:07

DENVER, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees taking intermittent time off to care for themselves or for sick family members under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) are nearly three times more likely to file a subsequent Short-term Disability (STD) claim within six months than employees not taking FMLA leaves, according to new research findings from Reed Group, the leading expert in leave administration and return to work management. (Photo:...

2012-07-30 06:25:31

CHICAGO, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-eight percent of employees are unable to stop thinking about problems, according to an employee wellness report released today by ComPsych Corporation. Another 52 percent experienced a major life or work change in the past year (move, death of a loved one, change in job responsibilities, etc.). The annual wellness report compiles Health Risk Assessment results across ComPsych's book of business, providing a snapshot of employee physical/emotional...

2012-07-20 23:00:28

FEI shares expertise on what companies need to know about comprehensive vs. 'free' Employee Assistance Plans. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 FEI Behavioral Health, a national EAP and crisis management company headquartered in Milwaukee, has developed an in-depth white paper about the costs of a ℠free´ EAP. Many organizations have experienced the benefits a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP) brings for their employees. However, in an attempt to control...

2012-07-17 23:03:25

E4 Health, Inc. (http://e4healthinc.com), providers of Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), Wellness Initiatives and other Behavioral Health Risk Management programs, today announces the E4 Health Portal, giving users easy access to a seamlessly integrated menu of multimedia wellness and population health resources. The portal offers users easy-to-navigate paths to best-in-class educational, diagnostic, and "actionable" resources: engaging broadcast quality videos on an array of health and...

2012-07-02 02:24:03

DUBLIN, Ohio, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Business Group on Health honored Cardinal Health with its Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Award for its commitment to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging employees and their families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Cardinal Health received a platinum award for its Healthy Lifestyles program, a program that is part of the company's overarching benefits strategy to support the well-being and development of its...

2012-06-27 06:21:37

JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) was honored today by the National Business Group on Health for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging its workers and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. The company was the only one in its industry sector and one of just 13 U.S. employers outside the health care industry to receive the 2012 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Award in the...

2012-06-27 02:27:44

PHILADELPHIA, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ARAMARK has been named one of America's "2012 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles" by the National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large US employers. The company is among an elite group of employers receiving the gold award honors and was recognized "for making cultural and environmental changes and developing comprehensive programs that support healthy lifestyle goals" among its employees. (Logo:...

2012-06-20 06:26:47

NORFOLK, Va., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions® Chief Medical Officer, Commercial Division and Senior Vice President, Regional Medical Director, Christopher Dennis, MD, MBA, has been appointed to the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Standards Committee. NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving healthcare quality through organizational accreditation and certification. NCQA's accreditation is considered the industry's gold standard and...