Why Your Employees Need Sick Days — and Unsick Days

We always want employees to take a sick day when they have the flu or come down with a stomach bug. It allows them to…

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“Alexa, Can You Get My Nurse?”: A Look at Trends in Smart Hospitals

Health care technology is getting smarter by the day. Google can detect cancer. Robots can perform surgery. And in the…

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3 Ways to Make This Your Workforce’s Healthiest Summer Ever

With long strings of perfect beach days, invitingly sunny hiking trails and the fact that the kids are out of school, summer…

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Destigmatizing Invisible Illness, Part 3: Chronic Pain

Flu season turns everyone into a detective. One day you walk into the office and sense something's different — you notice…

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An overwhelmed, overworked employee sits at her desk and looks at a document.

How to Avoid a Negative Work Environment and Help Overworked Employees

Everyone values a productive, dynamic work environment. Ironically, though, some of the things employers do to motivate…

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A woman deals with pain while at work.

Alternative Pain Treatments for Employees Facing Opioid Addiction

For families across America the opioid addiction epidemic is a personal issue, but for employers it's also a workplace…

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How to Bring New Life to Your Wellness Program

The further you get into the year, the more you'll see people's commitment to their resolutions crumble — so don't be too…

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How to Engage Remote Workers

Remote work has changed the way corporate America functions. Work-at-home jobs are no longer left to the realm of stuffing…

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Health care training programs are a useful addition to employee education programs.

Health Insurance Training Programs Bring Results for Employees and Your Business

Is there a blind spot in your employee training programs? When businesses train their workers, they often focus entirely on…

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Do your homework when considering association health plans.

Is an Association Health Plan Right for Your Business?

If you're a small business owner or self-employed, there's a new way to get health care. The Department of Labor recently…

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Determining the ROI of health insurance takes a little extra planning but will help you improve communication with your leadership team.

Sharpen Your HR Skills With Health Care Benefits Analysis

Covering employee health insurance can mean a sizable investment. In 2017, premiums to cover an individual employee ran…

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The Mental Health Day: Why It’s Not Just a Fad

As workplaces evolve to meet employees' growing needs, they're rethinking paid time off policies so that workers can feel…

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