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How to build a healthy workforce

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Are employers who eliminate junk food from the break room, offer classes on how to quit smoking, and dispense free flu shots doing enough to combat rising insurance premiums and increasing employee medical claims?  Maybe not, according to a 2012 American Heart Association report, which reflects that if current obesity trends continue, obesity-related healthcare costs… Read More →

Employees And Employers Are Reaping The Benefits Of Low-Cost Health And Wellness Perks

employee perks are often the first thing to go. - AZ Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

We’re in a time when it seems the only job benefit that matters is actually having a job. As employers look for ways to cut costs, employee perks are often the first thing to go. As a result, stress increases and morale declines. However, many local employers are taking advantage of low or no-cost simple… Read More →

AHA Profile: Peter Harper

Peter Harper Vice President and Treasurer Scottsdale Insurance Co. As the American Heart Association’s board of directors chairman, Peter Harper brings nearly 25 years of finance leadership experience to the role of vice president and treasurer of Scottsdale Insurance Co. Scottsdale Insurance is one of the largest excess and surplus, and specialty lines carriers in… Read More →

Healthcare Solutions Center Provides Onsite Health Care To Large Employers

healthcare onsite for large employers

Time and money are two things few people can afford to waste, especially these days. In an effort to save both, people often put their own health concerns on the backburner. After all, who wants to take time away from work or family to go to the doctor, wait around to actually see the doctor,… Read More →

Staying Healthy At Work

hand sanitizer helps stay healthy at work

Stress is present in almost everyone’s lives today, particularly with the cloud of an unstable economy hanging over the country. Not surprisingly, work is one of the top things that cause people stress. The problem doesn’t end there. Stress can affect more than our mindset and our mood — it can affect our health. The… Read More →