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How to Get the Most Out of Your Pharmacy Benefit Plan

July 13, 2017

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The pharmacy benefit is the most utilized benefit in your employer health plan. Do you have a strategy to assure you are not wasting your healthcare dollars on overspending for prescriptions? In The Top Five Responses of Employers to Ward Off Rising Pharmacy Benefit Costs I share key elements needed in a pharmacy benefit plan. […]

Can’t Get Your Employees to Embrace a New Benefit?

July 13, 2017

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Have you ever wondered how to encourage employees to use a great benefit you are providing for them? Are you concerned that you may be wasting money on an employee benefit because it is under utilized? In One Thing Matters Most in Securing Employees’ Embrace of New Benefits I share the most important element in […]

Someone Was Thinking About Me!

June 21, 2014

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When it comes to showing concern for employees, the perception may be more important than the demonstration. We all like stuff. We like new things. We desire improvement in our environment. Being the recipient of new toys and tools will often give us renewed energy, especially if we have a positive perception of why the […]

How to Insert Your Healthy Lifestyle into a Job Interview

August 6, 2013

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Into today’s health-conscious workplace a quickly growing number of employers are considering the health of job candidates. Therefore, there are ample reasons why job applicants should include their physical activity on their resume and tout their physical health in the interview. Laws are in place to protect potential employees from discrimination based on race, sex, […]

The Company That Solved Health Care

July 11, 2013

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When your company’s wellness program rations Viagra then you know there is an extensive wellness initiative in place. So it is at Serigraph, a Wisconsin-based company with 1,500 employees in Wisconsin, Mexico, China and India. Following a presentation I gave on Employee Wellness, one of the participants came to me and recommended I read John […]

How to Avoid the Scarlet Letter in Your Employee Wellness Program

July 5, 2013

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Hester Prynne struggled with the open shame and guilt of sin—much like many employees today who are forced to endure the shame placed upon them by well-meaning employee wellness programs. The name Hester Prynne may not ring the bell of our memory, but many of us remember what she was forced to bear. Hester is […]

Who Qualifies to be Your Corporate Wellness Champion?

May 7, 2013

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There is a significant misconception in many organizations who aim to birth an employee wellness strategy. This misconception revolves around the question of who qualifies to be the Wellness Champion for the organization. The prevailing opinion will often be that the only people worthy of leading the wellness strategies are either nutritionists, dietitians, nurses or […]