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Marathon Health Blog

How Do You Respond to Stress?

Stress is something that we are all aware of daily. But did you know that stress can be both positive and negative? Stress refers to a physical or psychosocial stimulus that causes bodily or mental tension. It is your perception of this stress that matters most.

Find Balance in Your Diet

March is National Nutrition Month, and with so much information in the news about trending diets, you may be wondering, “what’s all the hype around the Mediterranean diet?” Incorporating a variety of nutritious and balanced foods is important to sustaining a healthy lifestyle. 

An Innovative Approach to Healthcare Delivery

The Marathon Health Difference

Innovation is not simply the invention of a new idea, but the process of putting those ideas into practice to bring about significant change. Since 2005, Marathon Health has operated with a mission to change healthcare delivery, to change healthcare, and to ultimately change health in this country. 

Adding Social into Medical

How a Worksite Health Center Can Provide Socially Informed Care

Health is more than a collection of genetic and behavioral factors. While healthcare providers are positioned to solve medical problems, long-term health outcomes are heavily dependent on the social, economic, and environmental context of a patient’s life.[i] [ii] Studies show a link between these factors and the risk for chronic conditions like asthma, heart disease, diabetes, and depression.[iii] In other words, health is strongly influenced by what happens outside of the doctor’s office.

Marathon Health Ranked #1 Vermont Company for Fastest Ten-Year Revenue Growth

Among the group of growth-orientated companies highlighted by Vermont Business Magazine (VBM) in 2019, Marathon Health took the #1 spot as the company with the Fastest Ten-Year Growth.

For the past five years, Marathon Health has been recognized by VBM as a Vermont Business Growth Awards winner for Fastest Five-Year Growth, while also being one of the largest companies listed.

A Year Worth Celebrating

At the end of each year, we reflect back on all that we have accomplished. As in years past, our patients and their personal health transformation journeys inspire us. Our clinical ambassadors make it their goal to meet patients where they are in taking steps towards better health. This year, with the support of trusted primary care clinicians across Marathon nation, our patients took the reins of their health to live better lives. Whether they overcame a hurdle, went out of their comfort zone, or learned more about themselves in the process, each patient has a story to tell, and we are there for them each step of the way.

A Simple Thank You

Did you know that our Ambassadors are always looking for new ways to change lives? Erika Gothberg, medical assistant at the Schupan & Fabri-Kal Employee Health Center, shares how being a Marathon Health Ambassador helped support her passion for volunteer work.

Lincoln Industries: Connecting Health and Business Performance

Introduction

The motto at Lincoln Industries is “Innovation Inspired,” and it shows. In 2017, HealthNext, a research firm dedicated to measuring wellness and business performance, found Lincoln Industries set a new benchmark for high-performing companies. Lincoln Industries joined a global club of elite businesses dedicated to a healthy workforce and a healthy bottom line.

TTM Technologies: Health partnership brings better health to the workforce within the first year

The opportunity

TTM Technologies Inc. (TTM) is a leading global printed circuit board and radio frequency components manufacturer with 27,000 employees at 29 factories worldwide. With TTM’s factory in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin showing a consistent trend in higher employee healthcare claims, TTM’s local management discovered that emergency room visits and urgent care facilities were often the first stop for care. As a result, the Chippewa Falls plant’s costs were rising and significantly outpacing TTM’s other North America locations. To address the problem, TTM sought a worksite healthcare solution that would provide its employees with easy access to high-quality, cost effective, and educational healthcare services.

My Transition to Worksite Healthcare

Our very own Kathryn Lovoi, PA, at Larimer County, shares why she’s a Marathon Health ambassador – and how her transition to worksite healthcare improved the way she practiced medicine. In our continual effort to differentiate our care and communicate our purpose, Kathryn says it best: