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2014-09-18 23:04:30

Baptist Health and the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast have teamed up to help local employers enhance the health of their employees while also helping to increase productivity. Jacksonville, Fla. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Baptist Health and the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast have teamed up to help local employers enhance the health of their employees while also helping to increase productivity. Baptist Health and the YMCA have developed a personalized, analytics-driven program called...

2014-09-18 08:29:43

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeeChange Health, a leader in clinically driven health improvement as an enterprise service, will kickoff and sponsor the third annual Healthy Foods in the Workplace Forum at the Employer Healthcare and Business Congress. The panel will take place over a complimentary healthy breakfast on Tuesday, September 23 from 7:00 to 8:15am at the Gaylord Convention Center in Washington D.C. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140918/146981...

2014-09-17 23:03:32

Award-Winning Washington DC Moving Company Leads the Way in Creating Workplace Wellness Programs Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Gentle Giant Moving Company is pleased to announce their selection by the Washington Business Journal as one of DC’s Healthiest Employers of 2014. In its fourth year, the Washington DC Healthiest Employers Awards will shine a light on local businesses of all sizes and industries that have made great efforts to create extraordinary Health &...

2014-09-17 12:26:51

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Total health care costs follow health risks and can be mitigated over time through incentivized workplace wellness programs, according to a five-year observational study by UPMC Health Plan. The report, "UPMC MyHealth: Managing the Health and Costs of U.S. Healthcare Workers," has been published today by the "American Journal of Preventive Medicine" (AJPM). The study was designed to evaluate the impact of UPMC's health management and...

2014-09-17 08:28:34

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health promotion and disease prevention programs have become ubiquitous in workplaces across the country. However, to deliver on their promises to improve employee well-being, reduce avoidable costs and enhance organizational functioning, these programs must be well designed, based on good scientific evidence, effectively executed and properly evaluated. To recognize organizations for outstanding health promotion programs that...

2014-09-16 12:30:37

Senior care leader creates a healthier, happier workplace with HumanaVitality WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MorseLife, a premier provider of senior services in Palm Beach County, reached a huge milestone in workplace wellness when 90 percent of employees completed their health assessments. This far exceeds the average rate of 46 percent for companies with wellness programs, according to a recent study by RAND Corporation. MorseLife's 90 percent health...

2014-09-16 08:31:35

Joins Wellness Layers and Other Partners to Discuss Trends and Strategies in Corporate Wellness SAN FRANCISCO, Sept.16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeeChange Health, a leader in clinically driven health improvement as an enterprise service, will present and co-sponsor at the eighth annual Health 2.0 Fall 2014 Conference. Joining Wellness Layers, Accenture and Aon Hewitt, SeeChange will share findings and take questions about trending corporate wellness solutions, increasing member engagement,...

2014-09-08 23:10:04

Integrating Heart Rate and All-day Activity Data, Empowering Users to Lead Healthier Lives Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Digifit®, a leading mobile-health technology company and developer of the heart rate monitoring, team and corporate wellness apps, announced today the data integration partnership with Misfit, creators of the popular Shine activity tracker. Users can now integrate steps, daily caloric burn, activity, sleep and other valuable health information from...

2014-09-08 16:25:21

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, has been recognized as a winner of the 2014 Healthiest Employers, an awards program presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Heffernan ranked #2 on the list, moving up from #4 the prior year. Select employers from the Bay Area were named winners of the awards program,...

2014-08-28 23:16:55

SWEAT Fitness, a Philadelphia-based gym, announces a Corporate Wellness Program to help companies promote healthier lifestyles. The program includes fun and convenient wellness initiatives. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 SWEAT Fitness, a Philadelphia-based gym, announces a Corporate Wellness Program to help companies promote healthier lifestyles. The program is fully customizable and includes fun and convenient wellness initiatives. SWEAT’s Corporate Wellness...


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