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In a new survey of 126 employers of all sizes in virtually every industry, nearly 60% of employers estimate that up to 25% of their healthcare spend is wasted.    Hmm, so it’s not just your imagination – there really is a problem.  And it’s a big one costing employers $750 billion each year. What’s driving it?  The survey suggests inappropriate treatments,...
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It’s an incredibly tight labor market, and getting harder than ever to find the right people.  Good employees are invaluable; losing a great one is excruciating. So now when it comes to employee benefits, it’s not just about cost anymore.  It’s about strategically using benefits to attract and keep the people you need. Has your benefits strategy...
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Did you know that studies estimate over 25 percent of ED visits could have been handled in an acute/primary care setting such as an employee health clinic – and at a far lower cost? High cost is only one of the problems associated with an unnecessary trip to the ED. Two additional problems are that...
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In a landmark study of 600,000 employees at seven employers, the Rand Corporation developed three critical insights about corporate wellness programs.  If it’s your job to maximize the value of your employee health investment, you’ll definitely want to keep them in mind. ROI from chronic disease (diabetes, hypertension, COPD, etc.) management programs comes at a much faster rate than from lifestyle management programs:...
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The news has been shocking lately.  Suicide rates in nearly all 50 states have increased substantially over the past two decades – by as much as 30 percent.  Depression is the underlying cause (taken to the extreme), but depression also impacts productivity and absenteeism. Have you considered the cost of untreated behavioral health issues to your employees and your organization?  It’s worth some thought. Let’s...
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Are you happy with your employee health clinic’s activity?  If you are, you’re one of the few. All too often we hear a comment like, “Our employees love our clinic – they visit every year to get a flu shot.  Hmm. . .” Flu shots are important, but if that’s all your employees get from your...
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April is “Alcohol Awareness” month, so it’s an opportune time to give it some thought. Overuse of alcohol can lead to heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. Like other chronic diseases, it can sneak-up on you with few obvious symptoms. It’s not just alcohol. Lack of exercise, smoking, obesity – our modern lifestyles put us at risk for...
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You’ve heard of COPD, diabetes, hypertension, obesity, and hyperlipidemia, but do you know about NAFLD? NAFLD, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, is on the rise and affects up to 25% of Americans, according to the American Liver Foundation. It’s asymptomatic in the early stages, but just like many other chronic conditions, NAFLD is associated with obesity, poor diet, lack...
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