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2014-01-15 08:28:36

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneia today announced that the company has been chosen to present at the Keystone Health Promotion Conference, a three-day health promotion and personal wellness conference for school districts, hospitals and employers. Geneia health education consultant Nicole Hunt, RD, LDN and registered dietitian Amanda Dolan, MS, RDN, LDN, will talk with attendees about the company's proprietary Worksite Nutrition Culture Assessment. Geneia's Worksite...

2013-09-19 12:29:08

"Critical moments and common occasions" will be presented Sept. 25 in Washington MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Employers are investing more than ever in incentives and programs to improve employee health. Sophisticated programs aim not only to gain participation in programs, but also to engage individuals long-term for healthy lifestyle change. A new model that harnesses the power of behavioral economics in tandem with proven behavior change models is the topic...

2013-08-14 12:26:59

Employers focused on improving employee health, lowering health care costs CHICAGO, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vitality Group, part of the world's first and largest incentive-based wellness program, has added almost 100 new clients in the U.S. committed to improving the health and well-being of their employees in addition to their bottom line. Vitality member earn rewards for their efforts to live healthier lives through participation in a range of well-being programs and...

2013-07-31 12:25:35

WEST CHESTER, Pa., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To help members more easily integrate fitness into their daily routines, Wellworks For You is pleased to announce the integration of its advanced wellness platform with Fitbit pedometer devices. This new upgrade automatically transfers real-time step data onto the Wellworks For You wellness portal. The portal will not only track and report on calories burned, but steps will be inserted directly into the Wellworks For You virtual...

2013-06-14 23:03:38

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is becoming law in 2014, meaning that employers of all sizes are scrambling to decode the regulations and determine how to conform to the new guidelines. Wellness initiatives are an important part in cost-containment strategies for employer groups, but it is important to understand various incentive programs and how to track their successes. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Healthcare reform is set to take affect on January 1st, 2014 and while most insurance...

2013-04-12 23:01:07

Revolutionizing the way that smaller employer groups (those under 200) can manage their population's whole health, Healthentic introduces the Wellness Decision Engine Spark product. The Spark allows benefit managers to understand their population's health through self-reported and demographic-driven health information. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 12, 2013 Until now, companies with fewer than 200 employees have been unable to accurately gauge the health of their population, unless their...

2013-03-19 08:27:49

AJHP conference panel will take a fresh look at diverse models to engage workers MINNEAPOLIS, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Workplace health management programs work very well--for those who take advantage of them. Engaging more employees in these programs designed to help identify and then reduce health risks for a population is at the heart of a panel this week moderated by HealthFitness' Chief Medical and Wellness Officer Dennis Richling, M.D., at the Art & Science of...

2013-01-30 08:30:46

HealthFitness adds record 318,032 employee lives, performs 202,000 screenings in 2012 MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Implementation of health reform regulations shift into high gear this new year, and 2014 will come fast with major changes in the way consumers and employers purchase health care. But the value of healthy, high-producing employees endures, keeping health management programs among the smart employee benefit solutions for employers of all stripes....

2013-01-14 12:25:28

CHICAGO, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-nine percent of employees say losing weight is their top health concern while 26 percent say stress has them most worried, according to a ComPsych Tell It Now poll released today. ComPsych is the world's largest provider of employee assistance programs and is the pioneer and leading provider of fully integrated EAP, behavioral health, wellness, work-life, HR and FMLA administration services under the GuidanceResources brand. "Weight loss is, not...

2012-09-18 10:24:34

HealthFitness' Dennis Richling, M.D., and Kelly Merriman explore key features of integrated health coaching in employee health management programs MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Adam" is a typical, hardworking 40-year-old company manager who works 50 hours a week and believes he is in good health. He recently took part in a health screening--part of his worksite health management program. His blood pressure is normal, but his cholesterol is a little high....