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Helen Darling to Retire from National Business Group on Health Next Year

December 10, 2013
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Darling will retire at the end of April 2014 after 12 years as president and CEO of the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit employer coalition.
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The ‘Sight Words’ of Health Benefits

November 8, 2013
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I read survey results from the American Institute of CPAs that shows a majority of U.S. adults cannot accurately identify basic health insurance terms — benefits 'sight words,' so to speak.


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The Last Word: A Marathon Lesson

November 8, 2013
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Two decades after wellness programs debuted as a part of employers’ health insurance packages, wellness remains an individual choice rather than a workplace imperative.
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How to Build a Healthy Website, Power Plant, Spacecraft or Workplace

October 29, 2013
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It’s hard to believe that no one raised warnings about obvious design and operability concerns. They were too profound and widespread for that not to have happened.
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A Reason to Retire Early?

October 16, 2013
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As an employer, it’s a good time to examine your talent acquisition and talent management strategy to determine what your strategy is to keep and/or attract the employees you need to achieve your organization’s desired outcomes.
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When Wellness Leaders Rise From the Mire

October 15, 2013
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A health promotion consultancy offers thoughts to consider when assessing whether your wellness leader is a dinosaur headed for the tar pit.
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The Pill Game

October 10, 2013
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PBMs are the unknown middlemen who help lower drug prices, but the industry is dogged by criticism, including lack of transparency.
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Al Lewis: The Wellness Warrior

October 10, 2013
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Al Lewis touted disease-management programs; now he thinks they’re diseased. Does he have the cure or is he just the cough that won’t go away?
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Is Work Making Workers Sick?

October 4, 2013
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Stress-related health problems in the workplace continue to be the most commonly reported among employees, and more employers are addressing these issues through preventive wellness initiatives.
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The Last Word: Quinoa Grains, Wellness and Us

September 12, 2013
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The workplace wellness trend is heading toward a patchwork of programs that miss the bigger point of a healthy culture.
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