The Latest EEOC Ruling: What You Need to Know

On May 16th, 2016 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) ruled on the much anticipated laws regarding the ADA, GINA and financial incentives associated with wellness programs.

Many consumer advocacy groups were arguing that providing steep financial incentives for participation in certain wellness programs essentially made those programs involuntary.

The EEOC made its final ruling [...]

6 Take Home Points from the 2014 Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference

1) It’s not ALL about ROI.

When the field of Worksite Health Promotion became popular some 40 years ago there were no studies claiming ROI for investment in employee health.  Leading companies decided to invest in wellness programs because it was the right thing to do.  It only makes sense, right?  Healthy [...]

5 Ways to Engage Participants in Your Wellness Program

Engaging employees in a wellness program can be a challenge, but there are some steps that you can take to get them involved today. [...]

What is Medical Self-Care and Why It’s a Win-Win-Win Scenario

The term “Medical Self-Care” can be defined in a variety of fashions but our CEO, Dr. Don Powell (biosketch) put it best when he was asked to define it by the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) as part of their expert interview series.

“Medical self-care is a series of behaviors that a person engages [...]

Don’t change my health insurance! (Unless you add a wellness program.)

For the most part, employees don’t want their insurance plans to change, even if it means lower monthly premiums. But with wellness programs, it’s a different story. [...]