Employee Wellness Programs

The Cost of healthcare for Starbuck’s is more than they spend on Coffee

The AP, via NBC News, has reported that Howard Schultz, Chairman of Starbucks, had a meeting with Sen. Patty Murray and Rep Adam Smith, both of Washington. The subject of the meeting is the rising cost of healthcare in the U.S. It’s now in the crosshairs of executives at Starbuck’s and almost all of the rest. Why? Because Obamacare made it mandatory that employers pay the healthcare costs for employees. Look, 13% of all of the about $3 Trillion spent [...]

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Medication Adherence is a huge expense for Employers

New Study claims that Non-Adherence may affect up to 50% of all Patients The High Cost of being Medication Non-Adherent for Employers A company Healthentic conducted a survey among almost 100,000 patients and discovered a huge set of costs for those patients who are not taking their prescriptions as directed. Bigger costs than have been reaized by studies in the past. This study suggests that employers are being hit hardest because they are responsible to pay for the premium cost of [...]

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Employers should be concerned with Medication Adherence

Employers should be concerned with Medication Adherence. Medication Adherence for employees helps employers control Medical Costs. We review a lot of statistics. We attempt to be very accurate in reporting these to you. After all, we are talking about your health… and the cost of your employees health. The NCPA reported on the nature of these costs in 2014. You know it’s not pretty. There is something that you can do to start the needle moving in your favor. The issues are [...]

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New Drugs, New Patients. A New Patient Medication Adherence Challenges.

How a new patient learns about Medication Adherence is very important if the patient is going to be successful with their Oral Oncology therapy. There is an article that caught my eye. It’s really a press release from Xtalks, but it speaks to the point that there’s more to it than first meets the eye. More to “IT” has to do with almost anything these days. This article is in reference to the communication that has to take place when a [...]

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