Posted on Apr 10, 2018 3:25:39 PM by Mary Meyer
What does childcare have to do with healthcare? For one of my patients - a working mother - the two are directly connected.
Posted on Mar 23, 2018 5:22:04 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 21, 2018 1:20:05 PM by Emily McManamy
We are inspired. Across the country, over 300,000 Marathon Health members are improving their health with support, education, and encouragement at their onsite health centers. Onsite health coaching puts patients in the driver’s seat of their health by supporting them through weight loss, smoking cessation, stress, illness, and chronic conditions. After talking with their providers about their health goals and concerns, patients are able to make a realistic plan for long-lasting lifestyle changes.
Posted on Mar 9, 2018 3:20:07 PM by Emily McManamy
When it comes to addressing health, people tend to pay attention to their physical health but often overlook the body’s most complex and mysterious organ: the brain. While one in five Americans suffer from mental illness each year, only 40 percent of those suffering receive treatment. Opportunity knocks. Businesses can be a part of the solution to support employees in need of mental health services. While companies adopt health and wellness programs to support employees improving their physical health, there is an opportunity to support employee mental health goals.
Posted on Feb 27, 2018 3:28:05 PM by Emily McManamy
The bad news? Healthcare costs are rising and nationwide healthcare programs face an uncertain future.
Posted on Feb 20, 2018 9:22:58 AM by Emily McManamy
How can employee health improve your company’s recruitment and retention? Take a look at a U.S. company that uses their onsite health center as a cost-saving and employee retention strategy.
Posted on Feb 5, 2018 4:26:53 PM by Emily McManamy
health·care (noun): the maintenance and improvement of physical and mental health, especially through the provision of medical services. by providing personal, individualized care.
Posted on Jan 2, 2018 4:13:45 PM by Emily McManamy
Ringing in the New Year means ringing in resolutions – and those resolutions tend to focus on personal health and wellness. As your employees turn the calendar, they recommit to better health. Whether they aim to quit smoking, start exercising or improve their diet, your workforce is working toward positive, personal change. Your business has an opportunity to support them in that effort, while benefiting your bottom line.
Posted on Dec 19, 2017 4:26:24 PM by Emily McManamy
Let’s talk about something that can be difficult to talk about: behavioral health. Issues such as stress, anxiety, depression and substance abuse contribute to high turnover, burnout, exhaustion, and decreased motivation. It’s time to peel back the curtain. We’re not helping our employees by avoiding the topic like politics at the Thanksgiving table.
Posted on Nov 20, 2017 11:23:19 AM by Emily McManamy
Sitting in a rocking chair, gazing out the window, I found myself patting my son’s back to the artificial sounds mimicking his heartbeat. Beep…beep…beep. It was robotic melodic and confirmation he was snoozing calmly in my arms. This moment nearly fit the picture I painted in my mind of our first days at home together. But, we weren’t home. This was his first home, but not ours, and the cacophony of alarms and sputters from the NICU poked at that unfortunate reality.