BeneFIT Corporate Wellness Blog Archives

Employers: Plan Today for Health Care Savings Down the Road

Posted: December 19, 2017

Four modifiable health risk behaviors — lack of physical activity, poor nutrition, tobacco use, and excessive alcohol consumption — are responsible for much of the illness, suffering, and early death related to chronic disease.* Chronic disease contributes significantly to health care costs and lower productivity. Wouldn’t you like to help your employees prevent or manage [...] Read Post

Encouraging Employees to Visit their Primary Care Provider

Posted: October 19, 2017

Earlier detection of problems and healthier workplace populations “For employers interested in lowering health care expenses, looking at whether your employees are aligned with a PCP is a step toward improving workforce health and more efficient health care spending.” –Joseph Habig, MD, Medical Director, LVPHO At one time, patients only went to [...] Read Post

Help Employees Quit Tobacco and Boost your Bottom Line

Posted: August 14, 2017

One Study Found that Smoking Cessation Treatment Programs Double or Triple Quit Rates. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that nearly 70 percent of adult smokers want to quit. That’s not surprising, since cigarette smoking is the single-largest cause of preventable disease and death in the United States. Tobacco users aren’t the [...] Read Post

A Quick Summary of Health and Fitness App Features for iPhone and Android

Posted: May 3, 2017

When small applications (apps) for mobile devices came out about 15 years ago, they didn’t have nearly as much to offer. Today, health and fitness apps are more sophisticated, and the ability to connect with others through them has increased. We no longer have to feel alone in our fitness routine, on our dietary path [...] Read Post

What are Tiered Health Insurance Plans?

Posted: April 6, 2017

News outlets nationwide are covering the changing world of health insurance at every turn, from the controversy over the Affordable Care Act to providers’ innovative strategies to manage health population-wide. Regardless of how the market shifts, one principle remains unchanged: any business person offering employer-sponsored health insurance wants their population to have access to high-quality providers that don’t break [...] Read Post