SUBSCRIBE E-NEWSLETTERS AWARDS COLUMNS MULTIMEDIA CONFERENCES ABOUT US RESEARCH

Healthcare

More Healthcare Articles:

Rooting Out Domestic Violence
A recently released study has found that many employee-assistance programs do not have a policy that would specifically help identify individuals who abuse -- or have the potential to abuse -- their intimate partners.
More
Supervisor Liability and FMLA Leave
In the case of Haybarger vs. Lawrence County Adult Probation and Parole, the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals recognized for the first time that a supervisor at a private employer may be held individually liable for violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act.
More
Healthcare: Cash Comes In, Jobs Go Out
A survey by ADP shows companies of all sizes are choosing to outsource benefits administration because of the ever-increasing compliance complexity of, not just healthcare reform, but other benefits-related acts as well.
More
Free Online Resources
* SparkPeople An interactive weight-loss program.
More
FYI: Healthcare
Gen Y: Disconnected from Healthcare
More
Online and Beneficial
Benefit portals and websites now include a variety of online tools to help employees shape up.
More
Make Workplace Wellness Work
Creating competition within an organization may make it easier for employees to get healthy and stay fit. And studies show that those employees are more productive, call in sick less often and visit the doctor less frequently.
More
Is the Price Right?
The rise of high-deductible plans is leading more organizations to demand "price transparency" from their healthcare providers.
More
Battling Fatigue
Fatigue -- described as a decreased state of alertness -- may impair a worker's safety, health and productivity, costing employers billions of dollars each year.
More
What Comes Next?
Lots of Americans are uncomfortable with the idea of being required by law to purchase health insurance. And sometime soon -- probably later this month -- the U.S. Supreme Court will have the final word on the matter when it announces its ruling on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
More
Channeling a Health Message
This article accompanies Health Partners.
More
Game Change
In an effort to help employees better understand their benefit options -- and make them partners in the effort to control costs -- some companies are making serious changes to their benefits-communication strategies.
More
Health Partners
A strong partnership between HR and finance is increasingly important as companies struggle to lower costs and comply with healthcare reform.
More
< Previous | Next >

Benefits Column

In light of the recent Ebola scare, employers might be well-served to revisit their policies and procedures -- and prepare in advance for the next potential epidemic.
Working with Wearables Sep 22, 2014
More