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Pharmaceutical Giant Puts Medical-Home Concept to the Test

December 5, 2012
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Working with a nonprofit program, GlaxoSmithKline is giving its North Carolina employees the opportunity to test a medical home's efficiency. The pharmaceutical company will see whether the two-year pilot program could mean cost savings.
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The Medical Home Evolves From Recordkeeping to a Community of Care

December 5, 2012
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A patient-centered medical home practices preventive medicine and helps manage chronic illnesses through a partnership between patients and their primary care physician and other health professionals
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Drama Discussions a Drag for Workers and a Bother for Bosses

December 4, 2012
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Of the nearly 300 corporate executives, managers and employees who took a recent survey, nearly 40 percent said sex and relationships were the most taboo workplace topic.
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Infosys BPO: Optimas Award Winner for Managing Change

November 1, 2012
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For its success in integrating new employees from around the globe, Infosys BPO is the 2012 winner of the Optimas Award for Managing Change.
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HCL Technologies: Optimas Award Winner for Global Outlook

November 1, 2012
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For its efforts to break down barriers, HCL Technologies is the 2012 winner of the Optimas Award for Global Outlook.
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Report Confirms: Bottom Line for Firms Aiming to Prosper Is to Be the Tops at People Management

October 15, 2012
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A technology firm and a supermarket chain are among companies that validate a recent report that found that proper management techniques push companies from good to great.
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Worker Social Media Usage High in the Workplace, Survey Shows

October 3, 2012
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Of the employees surveyed by talent management software-maker SilkRoad, 43 percent worked for organizations that allowed total access to social media, 24 percent said access was monitored, and 16 percent had social media access blocked by their employer.
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Well, Well: Employers Tie Health Care Financial Incentives to Specific Outcomes

September 29, 2012
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Many companies offer incentives and tie them to plan design, specific health outcomes or apply surcharges when employees don't take part in particular programs.
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Medical Employers Are Enticing Workers With Cash to Repay Student Loans

September 19, 2012
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Online job boards carry numerous ads from medical facilities offering student loan repayment programs to recruits in various health care positions.
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Grabbing a Seat: Developing CHROs in the 2000s and Today

September 12, 2012
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To celebrate Workforce's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. This installment examines HR leaders branching off into other executive roles in the 2000s and today. In November, we will look back at the employment deal over the past 90 years.
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