By: Scott Foster
Employees embrcing each other

Every company wants healthy employees. Unfortunately, a lot of those same employees are stressed out, tired, busy, and struggling. They were dealing with too much on their plates before the pandemic, and now they have even more to focus on. But you can help them succeed at having better physical and mental health. With preventative . . .

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By: Scott Foster
Engaging video conference

If you’re a meeting planner or an event planner who books paid professional speakers, your business revenue probably dropped substantially when COVID-19 began shutting down so much of life. The same is true for professional associations in fields like business, management, human resources, and health care.Fortunately, there are ways to continue your business and keep . . .

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By: Scott Foster

Three recent studies found that companies with award-winning wellness programs also have award-winning stock prices, outperforming the Standard and Poors (S&P) Index by 7-16% annually. Previously, approximately 50 scientific, peer-reviewed studies confirm the effectiveness of robust corporate health strategies for reducing medical costs and other benefits. The new studies link investment in employer health with . . .

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By: Scott Foster

  Employer Health Trends, Hot Buttons, Controversies & Best Practices – Instant Webinar The presenter is Scott Foster, Wellco President.  The webinar is sponsored by Crain Communications and Blue Cross Blue Shield.  The meeting objective was to engage senior leaders, evaluate leading trends and provide actionable takeaways.  The meeting planner provided the following program results: . . .

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By: Scott Foster

  For a downloadable and sharable guide of the report below, follow this link       A 2014 study by Fidelity Investments and the National Business Group on Health reported that employers planned to increase incentive budgets for employee wellness programs by 15% compared with 2013. Moreover, the study reported that incentive spending more . . .

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By: Scott Foster

The Search Is On For 2014!  Are You the Best and Brightest In Wellness?The Best and Brightest In Wellness recognizes and celebrates quality and excellence in worksite health promotion. The program highlights companies that promote a culture of wellness, and those that plan, implement, and evaluate efforts in employee wellness promotion.  This awards symposium celebrates . . .

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By: Scott Foster

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) features wellness prominently and uses the word wellness 86 times. The most pertinent wellness issues are in the Prevention of Chronic Disease and Improving Public Health Section (Title IV). Section 10408 identifies $200M for small businesses to provide comprehensive wellness programs. Funding for wellness initiatives is primarily allocated through the . . .

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By: Scott Foster

An increasingly large cadre of self-proclaimed new wellness “gurus” claim to be really good at providing wellness programs.  Have you noticed that in the past several years, established health providers of all kinds are adding departments devoted to wellness?  Traditional companies that have focused on health insurance for decades all of a sudden claim to . . .

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