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- Take an objective view of your current viability. Gruen, Jeff; Earley, Cassandra // Managed Healthcare Executive;Nov2010, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p11
The article discusses the need for insurance companies to address the challenges as they comply with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in the U.S. It states that they need to examine the viability of their businesses and their operating models to see what changes are needed to...
- CA adds five countries to global wellness scheme. Sullivan, Nicola // Employee Benefits;Sep2011, p6
The article reports on the addition of global wellness schemes at CA Technologies Inc. for five countries including Germany, Austria, and Spain in an effort to continually boosts its engagement and morale while controlling healthcare costs.
- How Do You Like Your Universal Coverage? Edsall, Robert L. // Family Practice Management;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p11
Focuses on the development of a universal coverage for health care by the American Academy of Family Physicians in the United States. Importance of the health care policy in providing basic health care; Guidelines in the development of the universal coverage proposal; Outline of the program.
- How Will Health Care Legislation Affect Health Promotion? // Kentucky Newsletter for Health, Physical Education, Recreation &;Fall2010, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p9
An excerpt from the organization Wellness Councils of America regarding the impact of a recently passed Health Care legislation on health promotion is presented.
- NYC: Mandatory Healthcare. // Multinational Monitor;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 26 Issue 9/10, p4
The article reports on the implementation of the Health Care Security Act in New York City. Several supermarket chains supported the bill. Proponents of the legislation claimed that thousands of employees in the grocery industry will receive healthcare coverage. Paul Sonn, deputy director of the...
- The Price of Wellness. // Governing;Dec2008, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p57
The article reports on keeping employees healthy. It mentions that five percent of employees get sick every year due to unhealthy way of living. According to the author, employers provide programs like yoga classes, health club membership and diet workshops, for the wellness of their employees....
- What Ails Workplace Wellness Programs? Milano, Carol // Risk Management (00355593);Jun2007, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p30
The article examines why workplace wellness programs, which are in place at almost all companies with over 50 employees, seldom succeed in meeting their goals. Many such programs are seen as too sporadic and disorganized to deliver a return on their investment. A continuous commitment from the...
- A Crucial Role for Health Promotion in the 21st Century. Meunier, Yann // Annals of Medicine & Healthcare Research;2009, p7
The article discusses the essential role of the Stanford Prevention Research Center and the Stanford Health Improvement Program (HIP) for health promotion. It states that with the global increase in healthcare costs must put emphasis on prevention and reduction particularly in the U.S. It...
- Worksite wellness encourages steps to healthier firm. Carney, Patrick J. // Indianapolis Business Journal;10/20/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 33, p38
The article provides information about the worksite wellness program that plays an important factor in slowing the growth fo an employer's health care cost. Worksite wellness program is organized for the intention to assist employees in making voluntary behavior changes that reduce their health...