Posted on Jan 29, 2020 2:06:58 PM by Klare Nevins
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.
Posted on Jan 28, 2020 2:55:31 PM by Elaine Campbell
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.
Posted on Jan 9, 2020 11:52:59 AM by Elaine Campbell
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.
Posted on Sep 25, 2019 10:45:05 AM by Erika Gothberg
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.
Posted on Aug 28, 2019 9:19:22 AM by Tanner Darwell
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.
Posted on Aug 19, 2019 4:11:31 PM by Tanner Darwell
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.
Posted on May 6, 2019 11:45:56 AM by Kathryn Lovoi, PA, Marathon Health
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:
Posted on Apr 22, 2019 11:57:29 AM by Tracey Moran
Drug prices continue to be the fastest growing cost in healthcare, with brand medication prescriptions increasing by 98.2% since 2011. Major drivers of increased pharmacy spend have been new treatment medications, compounded medications, the consolidation of brand and generic drug manufacturers, and supply chain shortages. These challenges are unprecedented and expected to increase in the coming years.
Posted on Mar 12, 2019 3:00:00 PM by Emily McManamy
New Year’s resolutions are a noble promise, but in reality, the burden of seasonal weight gain paired with inactivity can be overwhelming. The holiday season is stacked against us. It starts in September when Halloween candy sneaks onto grocery shelves, then quickly devolves to heaps of mashed potatoes, gravy-topped stuffing, and nutmeg-sprinkled eggnog. Then, as quick as the snap of our elastic waistbands, we’ve spun through another holiday season and find the only leftovers left to pick at are ourselves.
Posted on Mar 12, 2019 9:58:00 AM by Emily McManamy
Employers that build a culture of wellness and offer supportive health resources – such as worksite health programs – play a proactive role in improving employee health and reducing claims costs. These programs provide your workforce with the tools and opportunities to pursue healthier lifestyles in an environment that is motivating, supportive, and fun. At the same time, these programs benefit your organization’s bottom line.