Measuring Wellbeing Analytics' Impact
By Chris Boyce
HR leaders have long understood the linkage between healthier employees and critical business outcomes such as productivity, engagement and retention, but the proof has historically been qualitative. When it comes to organizational health, they've been forced to ponder: Does wellbeing really matter?
'Telemental' Health is Trending Upward
By Mark McGraw
Research finds "telemental" health technologies are emerging to deliver mental-health services to employees in new ways. Experts extol the virtues of such approaches, but caution HR leaders to be mindful of the privacy concerns and other issues surrounding these services.
Juggling Paternal Rights and Job Duties
By Carol Patton
A new report uncovers some challenges men face when trying to make use of their company's parental-leave policies. Experts say incentives and managerial training are powerful tools to get more male workers to make use of such leave programs.
Exchanges Trigger Mixed Reaction
By Carol Patton
Now that private healthcare exchanges have been around for several years, have they been delivering on their key promise to help large employers control or lower healthcare costs?
Trouble with Transparency in Health Pricing
By Jack Robinson
A high-profile study suggests that medical price-shopping tools don't cut health-care costs. But they still have real -- and growing -- value for companies, many experts say.
Unleashing the Power of Trust
Laurie Rowley, Guest Columnist
Research shows that people with higher levels of trust in their plan provider are more likely to demonstrate greater financial courage. So how can HR and benefit leaders make that happen?