The Wellable Blog

73% Of Employees Consider Wellness Benefits When Choosing Employer

The tightening labor market is forcing employers to create rich benefit plans to attract and retain the best talent.  After standard benefits, such as health insurance and retirement plans, the ecosystem for secondary benefits is expansive.  Since ...
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More Employers Encouraging Employees To Work When They Feel Awake

Flexible work schedules are becoming more common in modern workplaces.  According to the 2019 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report, 30% of employers view flexible work schedules as a top three solution to address mental health issues for ...
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Consumer Reports: Not All Medical Screenings Are Created Equal

The title of this post should come as no surprise since Consumer Reports is primarily using U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidance, which has long suggested that Americans and employers are over-screening.  The USPSTF is an ...
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2019 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report

The arrival of the new year means the release of Wellable’s annual 2019 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report.  As was the case in prior versions, the goal of the report is to quantify and better understand the wellness strategy companies are ...
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HDHPs Enrollees More Engaged, Financially Stable

A report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) and Greenwald & Associates highlights the behavior and attitudes of health care consumers with high deductible health plans (HDHPs). The report shows that consumers of HDHP are more ...
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Survey: Leadership Support Impacts Employee Wellness Programs

For administrators of and participants in employee wellness programs, leadership support has long been believed to be a critical and low-cost driver of engagement.  Although this concept is widely known and understood, it is nice to have some data ...
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Survey: Americans Less Concerned About Finances In 2019

Despite the recent performance in the stock market and talks of a looming recession in the coming year, Americans are less focused on their finances.  According to the New Year’s Resolution Study from Allianz Life Insurance Company, fewer Americans ...
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Flexible Schedules, Remote Work And Employee Loneliness

Earlier this year, Wellable wrote about loneliness being the next employee wellness frontier, with, at the time, a survey suggesting more than 70% of Americans feeling a sense of loneliness and nearly a third (31%) experiencing loneliness at least ...
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USPSTF All Adults Should Be Screened For Excessive Alcohol Use

United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is "an independent panel of experts in primary care and prevention that systematically reviews the evidence of effectiveness and develops recommendations for clinical preventive services."  ...
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Unwell Employees Cost U.S. Employers $530B In Lost Productivity

Many employers across the world are finalizing budgets for the coming year, and for some human resource professionals, this includes justifying the investment in employee wellness programs.  Fortunately, new research from the Integrated Benefits ...
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