Are you enabling employees to slack on their health because of your wellness program? Think about it.
An AstraZeneca ad for a drug intended to alleviate opioid-induced constipation ran during a top time slot, suggesting that opioid use -- and abuse -- is an issue we should all be paying attention to.
The president asked for $1.1 billion to address the growing trend of heroin and opioid abuse that is affecting the nation.
Prescription painkiller abuse has long been a growing problem in the U.S., but it’s overtaken the workforce and impedes both productivity and employee safety.
Joni Troester, a University of Iowa graduate and current interim assistant vice president of benefits, health and productivity, didn’t limit herself to the university gates when developing a wellness initiative that has positively affected employees and the surrounding community.
The news here isn’t so much that employers have a new private exchange option. It’s the company launching it.
A new survey of employers regarding Form 1095-C states that 2 in 5 employers are unfamiliar with the form.
As employers continue to search for ways to battle the high (and rising) cost of medical insurance, Flambeau offers hope that mandatory wellness programs will remain a viable option.
Bill Baun is the wellness officer at MD Anderson Cancer Center. He has been working in corporate wellness since its earliest days, and despite his own battle against cancer, his input continues to shape the wellness field today.