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2014-01-22 23:22:20

Telematics Update has announced that registration is now open for the complimentary live webinar on how to ‘win good drivers with usage based insurance in Canada’. Steve Livingstone, Vice President, Telematics at RSA Canada, Angelique Magi, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives at The Guarantee Company of North America and Kelleen Arquette, Consultant at Towers Watson will contribute their expertise to the discussion taking place on Wednesday February 5 at 2pm EST. (PRWEB) January 22,...

2012-11-19 08:29:09

ST. PAUL, Minn. and NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study from StayWell Health Management and Towers Watson demonstrates that cost savings associated with health risk reduction begin accumulating in as little as one year, particularly for those with chronic conditions. Furthermore, the study demonstrates that, while a reduction in employee health risks leads to immediate cost savings, the accumulation of additional health risks soon leads to substantially higher medical and...

2011-06-16 15:57:00

In the news release, WellPoint Appoints Harlan Levine as Executive Vice President of Comprehensive Health Solutions, issued 16-Jun-2011 by WellPoint, Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the fourth paragraph, first sentence, should read "Levine comes to WellPoint from Towers Watson, a leading global professional services company, where he served as a national practice leader for the firm's health management business" rather than "a national proactive leader" as originally...

2011-02-17 10:03:00

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vebnet, a market-leading global technology provider of total rewards and flexible benefits solutions, and Towers Watson (NYSE, Nasdaq: TW), a leading global professional services company, have announced a formal partnership in Latin America. The partnership combines Towers Watson's expertise in benefits, investment and communication consulting with Vebnet's market-leading technology to support organisations that need portal-based flexible...

2010-05-25 08:30:00

NEW YORK, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Although U.S. employers view controlling health care costs as their highest health care reform priority, few believe that the recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will stem the tide of rising costs, according to a May 2010 survey by Towers Watson (NYSE, Nasdaq: TW), a global professional services company. Despite these anticipated increases, nearly three-quarters of all large employers (74%) expect to continue to...

2010-03-11 09:00:00

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- While employers remain committed to offering health and productivity programs, they are frustrated by the inability of many workers to change their health habits. In an effort to encourage healthy behaviors, a growing number of employers are tightening their requirements for workers to receive financial incentives, according to a survey conducted by Towers Watson (NYSE, Nasdaq: TW), a global professional services company, and the...

2010-02-22 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The continuing sluggish economy is forcing a growing number of large U.S. employers to take more aggressive measures to control rising health care costs and motivate workers to take charge of improving their own health, according to a survey conducted by Towers Watson (NYSE, Nasdaq: TW), a global professional services company, and the National Business Group on Health (NBGH), a non-profit association of large U.S. employers. The NBGH/Towers...