Category Archives: Life

Wellness Coordinators: Approach Employee Health Holistically (You Can’t Afford Not To!)

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There are multiple determinants to health. And you do want to address as many as you can through your work site wellness program, correct? Essentially, in the workplace setting, employee health is determined as a function of individual practices, organizational practices and the greater community in which the organization resides. In order to approach employee […]

County Health Department – A Great Resource for Physician Groups and Hospitals

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As clinical providers seek ways to improve the health of their patients at the population level, one great resource that they should tap is their county health department. There are many resources and skills that health departments will share with physicians and other providers that will improve their ability to improve the health of their […]

Population Level Health Management and Predictive Analytics

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There has been much discussion of population health management coupled with predictive analytics recently in the health care field. Why? Most who are discussing these topics see it as a means of improving the health of patients while reducing the costs of doing so. Providing better care at lower costs is becoming necessary as payers […]

Is Mental Health Covered Under Health Insurance?

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For people who depend on any type of private or company insurance to cover the cost of their health needs, the question of whether or not the health insurance policy covers mental health problems is a crucial one for a number of reasons. The idea of a split between physical health and mental health is […]

The Impact Of Shift Work On Health

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The health and motivation for shift work has been known to have its own peculiar demands. This has set it apart from jobs that have traditional hours of work. Shift work has its own health merits. The shift work has been created to aid workflow processes between employer, employee and tasks at hand. Over the […]

Retiree Health Care Benefits Continue to Decline

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Employer-based retirement health care insurance benefits continue to decline, according to recent industry reports. Many retirees have been able to rely on private or state employer-based retirement health benefits for supplemental health care coverage while on Medicare in the past, but this is becoming less common. Employer-based health-related benefits can provide important coverage for the […]