There’s discussion in the HR industry today about companies requiring employees to submit vital health statistics (weight, blood pressure, body fat) or pay a fine, usually seen as an increase in health premium payments. Some say it's "technology-enhanced discrimination on steroids," while others say it's a great incentive for employees to take their health seriously.
Virgin HealthMiles wanted to know what healthcare buyers think about the policy, and here’s what you said in a March 2013 survey:
There are three options for creating a distinct brand for your workplace health and wellness programs. You can use your existing corporate brand, create a new and distinct sub-brand for your programs, or use a third party’s brand as the foundation of your health and wellness initiatives. Each of these branding options has its benefits and challenges, depending upon your goals. In this paper, we’ll discuss the merits of these branding options and help you understand how they can impact your health and wellness initiatives.
Discover how you can leverage these five best practices of high-performing corporate wellness programs to make your wellness initiatives more successful in reaching the end game: healthier, happier, and more-productive employees.
When it comes to engaging employees in workplace wellness programs today, the operative phrase is quickly becoming, “Let the games begin!”
After suffering decreasing engagement and fewer savings than they initially expected from their wellness programs, employers are boosting participation by incorporating gamification—the emerging field of applying game mechanics and strategies to various types of applications and programs.
The end game, you might say, is lower healthcare costs, along with happier, more productive and engaged employees.
Most U.S. businesses are still sorting out the implications of federal healthcare reform — even though the legislation became law in 2010, was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court last June, and has already seen several of its mandates implemented. Nonetheless, if you’re responsible for the success of your company’s wellness programs, the best part of the complex healthcare reform law is yet to come.
Launching an employee wellness program and watching it take flight doesn't always mean you'll knock it out of the park. To have a measurable impact on health and well-being — and boost the bottom line — you need to sustain engagement for years. You also need to broaden your focus beyond just physical wellness.
Download this paper to learn how you can have healthier, happier, more productive employees, and lower healthcare costs.
The purpose of this paper is to provide a clear understanding of HIPAA and ICD migration, analyze the benefits beyond ICD remediation by providing regulation insights, and discuss the impact of the new regulations on systems,
Published By: TalentWise
Published Date: Mar 06, 2013
What is your organization's stance when it comes to screening your workforce? This paper will show that extensive background screenings should become a mandatory practice and should include all members of the medical staff.
Due to increasingly strict federal, state, and industry regulations aimed at protecting health & financial information, an understanding of the required rules and standards and how they relate to call recording is critical
The importance of healthcare providers to assure their patients the utmost security, confidentiality and integrity of their sensitive information cannot be understated. This means being HIPAA compliant within every aspect of their practice, with a particular emphasis on the components of their healthcare IT infrastructure
This white paper described elements and best practices of a HIPAA compliant data center. This comprehensive guide spans the administrative, physical, and technical safeguards of the HIPAA Security rule from the physical security and environmental controls necessary of the facility itself, to the requirements needed between a Covered Entity (CE) and the data center provider when outsourcing.
Detailing both the benefits and risks of a third-party partnership, this white paper provides answers to key questions such as what exactly makes a data center HIPAA compliant, what to look for when choosing a service provider to work with, and why a Business Associate Agreement (BAA) is important for establishing accountability with these partners.
Detect and prevent fraud by finding subtle patterns and associations in your data. IBM SPSS predictive analytics solutions have proved to be very effective at helping tax collection agencies to maximize revenues by detecting non-compliance more efficiently and by focusing investigations on cases that are likely to yield the biggest tax adjustments.
The healthcare industry is poised for a transformation in patient care. Learn how IBM helps leverage the full breadth of patient information, from across systems and providers , to create a complete picture of healthy information and more.
Read this white paper to unlocking the power of unstructured data. In many cases, unstructured text remains the best option for providers to capture the depth of detail required. Read on to see how unstructured health can provide reasons for decisions
With the cost of healthcare skyrocketing, addressing chronic care is a requirement to create both a sustainable healthcare system and a more productive population. Leveraging analytics help identify risks. Learn how care organization help patients.
This webcast features a conversation with Tom Lentz, Manager of IT and Finance for the Facilities Department at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD/USA. During this Webcast, Axendia Industry Analyst Daniel Matlis discusses with Mr. Lentz how The Johns Hopkins Hospital uses its Integrated Asset and Service Management solution to improve uptime to support patient care; control costs for procurement, maintenance, labor and materials; support regulatory compliance activities; and use workflow capabilities for internal controls.
Published By: Allscripts
Published Date: Apr 23, 2015
In this paper, you will learn the challenges facing organizations using yesterday’s Practice Management systems, and discover why capitalizing on the latest technology is easier—and much more rewarding—than you might think.
Learn more about HP Business Protection, which includes components that improve reliability, disaster recovery and overall systems management, help physician practices manage IT risk, improve services and protect their business.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Aug 07, 2018
This e-book features 10 must-read articles on the rapidly evolving world of supply chain published by Becker’s Hospital Review. Articles cover a range of topics, from new entrants pushing into healthcare to how new business collaboratives are shaking up conventional distribution models.