Category Archives: Corporate Wellness

“Seriously Impressive” Corporate Wellness Programs…

Yet all are missing the boat when it comes to the food. I came across a blog this week featuring some of the best corporate wellness programs. With the likes of IBM, Aetna and MD Anderson on the list, I … Continue reading

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When the vast majority of people are obese…

What will it be like to be in the “skinny” minority? It was recently reported in the news that 44% of the adult population in the United States is projected to be OBESE by 2030. Some states, like my boyhood … Continue reading

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Health insurance of the future; an idea that can work.

And it will begin with large corporations who are self-insured. The largest 500 corporations in America employ millions of people—and the cost of healthcare for those people is in the billions. Walmart alone, in the #2 position on the 2012 … Continue reading

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Cost of healthcare: Top concern for small business CEOs…

…When evaluating candidates for president. According to a recent Wall Street Journal Vistage Small Business CEO Survey. In the latest poll (released 10-25-12) 797 small business CEOs listed their top concerns: 62% said the cost of  healthcare 61% said the economy 46% … Continue reading

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Urgent letter to Bill Ford — Chairman of Ford Motor Company

First–a little background After studying all about health and food since 2002, publishing a book in 2011, and blogging for over 600 consecutive days; I have concluded that our choice of what to eat is the most important decision in … Continue reading

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Are corporate wellness programs working?

In my opinion, they’re not even scratching the surface. What’s missing? Even though almost ALL large companies have some kind of formalized wellness program in place, the average health care cost per employee continues to increase at about 6% a … Continue reading

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Why are insurance companies not “really” promoting health?

“How Insurers Can Help” was the headline. According to the 9-30-12 article, they can help reduce the cost of health care by replacing “fee for service” with “fixed budgets” that reward doctors for delivering less service. This is what they’ve … Continue reading

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