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Business Health Summit Tackled Worksite Wellness Program Challenges


Business leaders from throughout the region gained insight into successful worksite wellness programs at the seventh annual Business Health Summit, a free program held September 25 in the Saint Francis Conference Center. Sponsored by Saint Francis Medical Center’s Services to Business program, the day opened with ...
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Mobile Device Usage Increases Need for Distracted Working Policies


Laws addressing distracted driving are gaining momentum across the country for good reason: The use of mobile devices takes the driver’s attention away from the task at hand and puts people at risk. The same holds true in the workplace, where distractions caused by cellular phones ...
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5 Factors That Can Impact the Success of Your Workplace Wellness Program


Workplace wellness programs are fraught with potential pitfalls that can turn a company’s well-intentioned efforts into a downward spiral of wasted resources. Knowing how to avoid the five most common reasons behind wellness program failure will help your organization get the biggest bang for its buck. Difficult ...
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Registration Period Coming to a Close for Business Health Summit


There’s still time to register for the seventh annual Business Health Summit, a free event sponsored by Saint Francis Medical Center’s Services to Business program on Thursday, September 25, from 8 am-2 pm in the Saint Francis Conference Center. Reserve seats for your team today and ...
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Workplace Wellness Programs Provide Delayed Return On Investment


Businesses that implement workplace wellness programs are finding an investment in their employees’ health reaps benefits that impact productivity and profitability, if given time. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, almost 60 percent of employees do not get adequate exercise and more ...
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Summit Attendees Will Learn Worksite Wellness Success Strategies


A collection of speakers covering multiple aspects of corporate wellness engagement will share their expertise at the seventh annual Business Health Summit, a free event scheduled for September 25 in the Saint Francis Conference Center. Following a keynote address by Andy Core, MS, to open the ...
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Beth Keller and Mark Schultz Join Services to Business


Saint Francis Medical Center has named Beth Keller, PHR, the new business liaison in the Business Development department. In her new position, Keller will work primarily with companies and industries in Saint Francis’ service area, educating them on the services available at the Medical Center, including ...
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Employers and Employees Benefit from Focus on Wellness


Changes in the healthcare environment over the past two decades have shifted responsibility for minimizing the financial impact squarely on employers and their employees. Time has proved that effective worksite wellness programs can produce additional benefits beyond the financial results employers were hoping to attain. The ...
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