Category: Occupational Health

Populytics Names Scott Appnel Manager, Business Development

Posted: February 28, 2019

Populytics Inc., wholly owned data analytics and population health management subsidiary of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), has appointed Scott Appnel as Manager, Business Development. In this role, Appnel has oversight of the sales, account management, and growth of the Network’s employer health solutions, including corporate wellness, behavioral health, and occupational health. With this transition, [...] Read Post

2018 in Review

Posted: December 17, 2018

Populytics celebrates its fifth anniversary this month. To recognize this milestone, we wanted to share some of Populytics’ top accomplishments for 2018. We’re gearing up for continued progress in 2019 amidst the demands of an ever-changing health care industry and marketplace. Healthier people: Our analytics work with Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has helped physicians [...] Read Post

The 2018 OSHA Best Practices Workshop

Posted: November 19, 2018

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Exchanging ideas on employee safety, learning about corporate wellness What happens when you get environmental health and safety managers from a varied cross-section of regional businesses together in one room? You get ideas, innovation, and momentum! That was the case at Knoll, the East Greenville, Pa. furniture manufacturing company that hosted the 9th annual 2018 [...] Read Post

Addressing Employee Alcohol and Drug Issues in the Workplace

Posted: July 24, 2018

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Lehigh Valley-Based EAP Provides Support with this Sensitive Topic Identifying and intervening appropriately with employees who use are using substances at work can be very challenging for employers. What’s the best way to approach suspected users? What are the legal implications of calling them out? And, how do you treat marijuana use, as legislation [...] Read Post

Use of Illicit Drugs by U.S. Workers on the Rise

Posted: July 24, 2018

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HealthWorks Expands Drug Testing Program with Oral Fluid Collection Device The national focus on prescription opioids has driven abuse of those drugs down over the last year, according to a 2018 report in the Wall Street Journal. That’s the good news. Even so, the number of American workers testing positive for cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana [...] Read Post