Reinforcing Corporate Wellness Programs

By | 2017-08-30T12:16:31+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Employee Wellness|

When employees become sick, everyone is affected. For employees, regularly missing work because of illness and scheduled doctor visits results in lower pay, potential loss of insurance coverage, and additional stress that can worsen health conditions. For employers experiencing high rates of absenteeism, the results can lead to loss of revenue, slower production, and an overall weakening of workplace morale. [...]

The Integration of Telehealth into Wellness Programs

By | 2017-03-16T16:49:14+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Employee Wellness|

  Wellness programs are immensely beneficial for promoting healthy and happy workplace environments, and more and more companies are embracing tools and systems designed to help them better implement their plans into action. According to an article on Forbes.com, more than two-thirds of employers in the United States currently offer wellness programs to their employees, while an additional 8% of [...]

Providing Employees Tools to Control Healthcare Costs

By | 2017-03-16T16:51:11+00:00 August 19th, 2016|Employee Wellness|

Every employer these days is looking for ways to control healthcare costs. However, unless employees are part of the cost-reduction equation and empowered to improve their own health, the likelihood of success is slim. With that, we give you three tools that can engage employees in their healthcare and, thus, control – if not reduce – your company’s healthcare costs. [...]

Telehealth in the Workplace: The Time is Now

By | 2017-03-16T16:51:46+00:00 August 12th, 2016|Employee Wellness|

The Center for Connected Health Policy defines telehealth as “a broad variety of technologies and tactics to deliver virtual medical, health, and education services. Telehealth is not a specific service, but a collection of means to enhance care and education delivery.” The Health Resources Services Administration, which is a division of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, further [...]

Moving Beyond Traditional Employee Wellness: Telehealth to the Rescue

By | 2017-03-16T16:57:08+00:00 July 6th, 2015|Employee Wellness|

Chronic illness is on the rise in America, and it’s creating big problems for employers. According to the CDC, productivity losses related to personal and family health problems cost U.S. employers $225.8 billion each year. Obesity, for example, has reached epidemic proportions among American workers, and related illnesses like heart disease, hypertension, and diabetes cost employers up to $93 billion [...]

How Home Sleep Testing Is Making America’s Highways Safer

By | 2017-08-18T12:07:57+00:00 May 7th, 2015|Employee Wellness|

Studies show that driving while fatigued can be just as dangerous as drunk driving; and fatigued drivers cause as many crashes as those who are intoxicated. This is a real danger to everyone on the roads, but especially to long-haul truck drivers, who are under constant pressure to drive long hours and meet delivery deadlines.  This often means they’re driving [...]

Home Sleep Studies Show Great Benefits for Trucking Industry

By | 2017-08-18T12:08:10+00:00 April 10th, 2015|Employee Wellness|

Life on the road can be rewarding, but it isn’t easy. Truck drivers and others in the transportation industry face long hours and stressful conditions, with little time to exercise, eat right, or focus on their overall health. In recent years, the management of health and wellness for those in the trucking industry has become a hot topic. Health issues [...]

The Trucking Truth: Improved Adherence Improves Health

By | 2017-08-18T12:13:34+00:00 September 24th, 2013|Employee Wellness|

Imagine driving across the country, 11 hours a day, knowing you’ve got a tight deadline to meet and you’re still 3 states away. Now imagine that the only “nice meal” within 50 miles is a greasy burger from the fast food place in the truck stop where you’re filling your gas tank. Imagine further that somewhere in all that driving [...]