Any parent or child care professional will tell you that tracking a child for any given activity is a challenge. This means that tracking their exact level of physical activity should be nearly impossible, right?
At Fly Movement, we have a unique approach to fighting childhood obesity and building healthy habits. In addition to creating fun exercise programs (like free fun runs), Fly Movement gives each participant a free activity tracker that allows program leaders, as well as the children themselves, to easily see the child’s progress, delivering invaluable data and metrics.
It seems like just yesterday that the New Year, New You National Challenge – a challenge that included three compounding two-week missions – launched with the goal of helping participants get motivated to move in the New Year.
Since wrapping a few weeks ago, our Customer Success Team has put on their analytical caps to assemble the steps, moves and more that made the Challenge a success. Whether you were one of the 600+ participants, or you’re interested to see why you should join our next Challenge, check out these inspiring results!
Is finding money in your budget to implement programs that positively impact your employees a challenge each year? Do you know where carrier “Wellness Dollars” come from?
Our experts have a few recommendations on how to be creative when working with carriers, brokers or stop-loss insurance companies to cover the cost of wellbeing programs or population health management tools.
Last month, we announced that DHS Group had formed a partnership with Houston-based health risk management company Bene-Fit. As part of the partnership, Bene-Fit offers DHS Group’s HealthSpective Analyze and Engage (Medical and Move) platforms as pieces of their standard program components – helping clients reduce their healthcare spending at every level, from identifying, intervening and improving the health of high-risk segments to designing custom plans to maximize coverage and minimize exposure.
We invited them to join us on the blog today to tell us a little bit more about themselves and the work they do improve population health.
In this month’s Rewind feature, Dr. Susan Cooley, a renowned Healthcare Consultant, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and TEDx speaker, shares about the benefits of humans working alongside computers and technology advances to gather human-centric healthcare answers.
“This [The rise of data in HR functions] is good news for human resources professionals, according to researchers: The management of data is a new area where HR can make significant impact on external stakeholders, something CEOs want dearly from the HR function,” a recent report from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) said. “The bad news: So far, this has not been an area where HR has a proven track record.”
Proven track record or not, it was just a couple of years ago when the HR team at Palmetto Health, the largest and most comprehensive healthcare system in the South Carolina Midlands, decided to stay one step ahead of the curve and put data to work for their population.
“As the cost of unwell workers rises, employers are spending more on employee wellness as a means to lower healthcare costs, improve morale and recruitment, raise productivity, and stay competitive in the market.”
The quote above is taken from the Global Wellness Institute’s (GWI) 2017 Global Wellness Economy Monitor, which was issued earlier this week to give a current snapshot of the wellness and wellbeing industry and look ahead to what the future holds for companies.
Regardless of your daily schedule, if it contains regular exercise, or if you’re more likely to be found running from meeting to meeting, eating healthy and giving your body the nutrition that it needs is one of the early steps of wellbeing. Here are a few tips to keep in mind to nourish your body on the move …
After the success of last year’s Hello Spring Challenge, where 17,000 participants took 2.6 billion steps and averaged 48 million steps per day, DHS Group is excited about the launch of this year’s New Year, New You Challenge!
Running for six weeks beginning Monday, January 9th, the New Year, New You Challenge will include three different (and compounding!) two-week missions that participants are challenged to complete.