Well Street Blog

Transcontinental Media, Canada’s largest and most established and respected publishing company, has even more to brag about – they care about their employee’s health and wellness and it shows. For the last 3 years The Transcontinental Health and Wellness Team have come up with some pretty creative wellness initiatives for their employees. The Wellness Team runs as an internal...
Read more
Wellness programs can be a great solution to boost morale, ignite productivity and help companies save money in terms of health care costs, worker compensation claims and reduced absenteeism. With information overload in the workplace, messaging can get lost. Effective worksite wellness communication requires frequent contact through multiple communications channels. Here a few effective communication tips to ensure your...
Read more
“Focusing exclusively on Corporate Wellness allows us to give 100% to our corporate clients and continue to evolve our workplace wellness programs and services to give the best to our clients. This work is exciting because we can help companies save money while helping people live healthier lives.” says Karen Rasmussen Co-Founder at Well Street Inc. Recognizing the need...
Read more
A success story about ROI from a press release found on Digital Journal.com.  Optima Health, the insurance arm of Virginia-based Sentara Healthcare, has saved $4 million over a five-year period since the start of its employee wellness program!  They saved $2.70 for every dollar invested. Projected healthcare costs came in $2 million dollars under projections in 2011 ($23...
Read more
Another article highlighting the advantages of workplace wellness programs in the Great Falls Tribune. This one comes as a bit of a commentary on the recent debate around Obama’s Affordable Health Care Act, and how it may have become a convenient way to distract ourselves from actually taking steps towards better health.  “Reuters reported in April that obesity...
Read more
Benefits Canada posted an interesting article about the Benefits Canada 2012 Benefits & Pension Summit, where Dee Edington, director of the University of Micigan Health Management Research Center, gave a keynote address with a surprising message: workplace safety and quality initiatives that focus on behavioural changes for high risk groups don’t work… what? His point is that these types...
Read more
Page 7 of 7« First...34567