Posted by Tasneem Panchbhaya We had a great webinar in February, in honour of heart awareness month. I sat down with Optimity’s CEO, Jane Wang to talk through how to promote a healthy heart in the workplace. You can watch the full webinar here. Here are a few key takeaway points from the webinar: Why … Continue reading How to Promote Healthy Heart Lifestyle Choices at your Company (Webinar Recap)
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We know that everyone is unique, so why do we still think that a one-size fits all wellness program can succeed in our workplaces? Employees are individuals with different needs and wants and a single approach to wellness can only benefit a small number of employees, which means that it is more likely to fail. … Continue reading One-size fits all wellness programs are a thing of the past!
Did you know that Americans spent an average of $714 on out of pocket health care in 2016? This number continues to increase year on year. The rising costs of healthcare in North America makes it crucial for companies to start putting a larger focus on corporate wellness programs. The growing industry of corporate wellness … Continue reading The Future of Health and Wellness Today
Posted by Hilary Turk Wellness programs have become a positive trend in recent years, with almost 90% of employers providing them to their employees. These employers definitely have a positive objective in providing these programmes, but there are some issues that remain missing from the wellness programs that need proper attention for their success. Wellness programs … Continue reading What Is Your Employee Wellness Program Missing?
Posted by Abena Osei-Kwabena To date, most people rely on reactive healthcare services, that is, they visit healthcare professionals only when a problem arises or a condition worsens. However, the benefits of a proactive healthcare approach can actually save more lives. As the saying goes, "prevention is better than a cure." A proactive approach prepares … Continue reading Proactive vs. Reactive Corporate Wellness Programs