This is yet another reminder that the world must unite. We must be together regardless of nationality or race or faith in fighting against the scourge of terrorism.
President Obama in response to Brussels terrorist attack
Number of countries that have seen cases of the Zika virus, a deadly disease that can cause microcephaly in newborns
Employers Serve Diverse Workforce With Voluntary Benefits Just For Them
According to results from the 2016 Willis Towers Watson Voluntary Benefits and Services Survey, 92 percent of U.S. employers believe voluntary benefits and services (VBS) will be important to the employee value proposition over the next three to five years. In addition to acknowledging the importance of voluntary benefits, employers also are adding new types […]
Employers Redefining Spousal Health Care Coverage
Covering a spouse under an employee’s health insurance plan is getting more expensive as employers seek to manage the rising cost of health benefits. According to the 2015 Willis Towers Watson/National Business Group on Health (NBGH) Best Practices in Health Care Employer Survey, 56 percent of employers have increased employee contributions to health care coverage […]
What we did for 50 years did not serve our interests or the interests of the Cuban people.
President Obama, in reference to the embargo, during his historic visit to Cuba on Monday
Amount spent on lobbying by the pharmaceutical industry, more than any other industry, a sign price reform may be difficult
More Private Exchanges Adding Disease Management Programs
Three years after employers first began to adopt private health insurance exchanges for their active employees, exchange providers have expanded the focus of their offerings to include programs with the potential to improve health outcomes by engaging employees in their own health. Chief among them are disease management programs, which help employers identify which employees […]
The answer to that question is certainly yes.
Jeff Miller, the NFL’s EVP of Health & Safety and the first NFL official to admit the connection football and the brain disease CTE, testifying at a Congressional hearing.
Telemedicine University Is In Session (Or At Least It Should Be)
Dr. Allan Khoury is not afraid to be a guinea pig in his own experiments at the cutting edge of telemedicine. In a recent bylined article for Employee Business news (EBN), Dr. Khoury, senior health management consultant for Willis Towers Watson and a physician, described his experience recording his own heart and lung sounds via […]
The Uncommon Cost of Treating the Common Cold
Disease sufferers are increasingly forgoing necessary drugs as the percentage of the cost they are expected to pay continues to rise, according to a recent USA Today article. This is just one more example of the problems associated with the rising cost of prescription drugs. While headlines tend to focus on the rising cost of […]