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A Prevention Plan Success Story

Can wellness programs implemented through an employer improve ones health? Well they certainly can and while I previously discussed the study published by Drs. Loeppke, Eddington and Beg in Population Health Management (read it Here) ,  this video is of a … Continue reading

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Selecting a Company for Your Wellness Program – Has the Nomenclature Led us Astray? (Column 1)

Introduction Wellness has become one of the hottest health care topics for employers. Companies are looking to what appears to be a logical solution–keeping employees healthy–as a way to reduce the unsustainable cost increases related to health care benefits. So … Continue reading

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The iCAN Challenge and Maintaining Participation in a Wellness Program

Regularly scheduled and random challenges that are available to employees both individually and as teams are an important and effective way to keep participation rates up in a prevention or wellness program. Currently in The Prevention Plan we are involved … Continue reading

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