When employees move it, they're healthier and more productive. Employers then start to lose the burden of increasing healthcare costs. The Virgin HealthMiles white paper, Moving Toward Health, will help you understand activity's impact on employee health and associated costs.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will make some employers focus only on compliance. Forward-thinking companies that take advantage of the available benefits the reform laws have to offer will take the competitive advantage. Provisions of the new regulations, specifically wellness and prevention strategies, will have long-term tax benefits, while also decreasing lifestyle-related healthcare costs.
Participation in traditional employee health programs averages less than 15%, while Virgin HealthMiles participation averages 40%. What drives these higher rates and keeps employees engaged long after the program launch? Through survey results from employees and best practices from our clients, you'll discover what impacts participation from the experts.
Many companies offer great programs to help employees, but how they fit together isn't always clear. To drive employee awareness, discover the merits and best practices of three key branding approaches for your health and wellness benefits.
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:
DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
Our portfolio of live events, online and print publishing, business intelligence and professional development brands are centred on the complexities of technology convergence. Operating in 42 different countries, we have developed a unique global knowledge and networking platform, which is trusted by over 30,000 ICT, engineering and technology professionals.
Data Centre Dynamics Ltd.
102-108 Clifton Street
London EC2A 4HW