Posted on Dec 2, 2016 3:16:55 PM by Michelle Rosowsky
We have a national obsession with lists. Maybe it’s our short attention span or the information overload we’re faced with every day: we’re much more likely to click on a “top 10” list than an in-depth article.
Perhaps that’s why businesses are clamoring to show up on lists like “Best Places to Work” and “Most Innovative Companies.”
Posted on Nov 18, 2016 2:20:57 PM by Drew Arnold
Total health is about more than physical fitness. Mental and emotional health are just as important as being physically fit – in fact, mental and emotional wellness impacts an individual’s physical health. And it goes beyond the simple equation of stress equals high blood pressure – we make healthier choices when we are emotionally secure and mentally fit.
Posted on Nov 9, 2016 9:04:14 AM by Jay Blanchard
Just think about it—at this very moment, clinicians and their patients have more access to health information, technology and tools than ever before. These resources help to make us healthier, happier and more productive. However, it also makes it increasingly difficult to navigate through all of the available options to determine which healthcare trends are truly beneficial and will stand the test of time (and evidence) and which are just the latest fad, pushed by modern-day snake oil salesmen looking to cash in on the public’s desire for optimum health as quickly and as easily as possible.
Posted on Nov 4, 2016 5:01:29 PM by Phil Davidson
Please enjoy this article from the Associated Contractors of Vermont's industry magazine. It's a profile of PC Construction and the partnership we have with them.
Posted on Oct 28, 2016 10:53:39 AM by Chelsea Degree
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that 86% of healthcare costs can be attributed to treatment for chronic disease. A recent study by the CDC also indicates that costs associated with absenteeism among employees struggling with health risks or chronic disease average $12-$81 per employee per year for small businesses and $17-$286 per employee per year for large businesses.
Posted on Oct 21, 2016 2:52:14 PM by Phil Davidson
As mentioned in previous posts, and in our new white paper, Population Health Management 2.0, the key to population health management is working with patients of all risk levels, not just medium and high-risk patients.
Posted on Oct 7, 2016 10:35:57 AM by Phil Davidson
There are a variety of programs companies can opt for when it comes to bringing onsite health services to the workplace. Occupational health, wellness initiatives such as blood pressure checks and weight loss programs, and acute care are just a few of the options that can be made available to employees at work.
Posted on Sep 27, 2016 9:00:00 AM by Phil Davidson
As we’ve discussed in prior posts, desk ergonomics, including the standing desk, are one of the more popular methods of getting people out of their chairs and avoiding the very real dangers of sitting all day. Those dangers include organ disease, muscle degeneration, and leg disorders.
Posted on Sep 15, 2016 6:12:24 PM by Phil Davidson
We are very excited to annouce that Marathon Health was named the fastest growing business in Vermont over the past five years by Vermont Business Magazine at its awards ceremony held this week in Burlington. Marathon Health achieved a 900% growth rate in this time period. Each year, Vermont Business Magazine recognizes businesses in five categories –employee owned, manufacturing, services, technology, and wholesale businesses. Marathon Health was first in the services category as well as all other categories to be the top growth company in the state.