Posts Tagged Healthcare

Lifestyle-management programs can help people with, or at risk of developing, Type 2 diabetes



Type 2 diabetes, characterized by high blood sugar and insulin resistance, and linked to unhealthy diets and a lack of regular exercise, is increasing among U.S. adults. That translates into high costs for employers—more than $20 billion annually due to unplanned, missed days of work.

December 27, 2017



As HR professionals, we often challenged by the way people communicate. Developing soft skills in teams is a critical for your team of experts to function as an expert team. In healthcare, >70 of medical errors have a communication component making the challenge even more critical to our customers.

September 12, 2017

“Simulation is a technique—not a technology—to replace or amplify real experiences with guided experiences that evoke or replicate substantial aspects of the real world in a fully interactive manner” ~ David Gaba, MD (2004)

September 11, 2017



The Affordable Care Act has sweeping components with a varied array of requirements. It has many provisions that will impact employers in the near future and additional components that will continue to evolve.

June 15, 2017
I know what you’re thinking: the irony of a health care lobbyist getting sick!  I've always prided myself for being a healthy, young, vibrant person. Well, recently I was hit with a dose of reality (or maybe its old age?) and I had a hives outbreak. 
April 6, 2017


Over the past five years, workplace wellness programs have spiked in popularity and have become a popular way for employers to curb rising health care costs, while helping workers live healthier lives and be more productive.

January 25, 2016

A version of this post was published at this time last year. Since the year 2030 is now a year closer I thought I would republish this in order to get you thinking ahead. The next 15 years will go faster than you think and some of these predictions may come to be prior to 2030. This is an opportunity to be proactive.


January 1, 2016

Smaller Hikes in Health Premium Rates Forecast for 2016

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September 22, 2015

Transition Relief Ending for Minimum-Value-Lite Plans

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September 9, 2015

Groups Urge IRS to Exclude HSAs from Excise Tax

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May 27, 2015

IRS Issues 2016 HSA Contribution Limits

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May 11, 2015

Managing the Talent Gap in Health Care Staffing

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May 7, 2015

More Employers Adopt an FSA Carryover Option

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May 6, 2015

Ruling: Plan Documents Govern Discretion to Deny Claims

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May 5, 2015

Emergency Room Use Varies by Income, Education and Race

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May 5, 2015

Planning a Specialty Drug Strategy Through 2020

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May 4, 2015