Be Well Blog

Discover five ways a wellness portal helps build a thriving workforce

April 12, 2017

Most companies want to help their employees live healthier, more productive lives but struggle with how to implement a wellness program that fully engages their employees and moves the needle towards a happier workforce. Many companies also struggle with the time it takes to administer a wellness program. They have great intentions about getting their employees involved in their health but often don’t see the engagement that they would like. Traditional wellness programs typically involve biometric screenings and health risk assessments as standard tools to educate and raise awareness about individual health risks. These programs are a critical component of any wellness program because they help prevent chronic disease and identify health risks. The most powerful and successful wellness programs build on these standard offerings and go beyond assessment tools by providing members affordable, on-going wellness services that promote and encourage all aspects of well-being including...

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Nutrition: Start with Small Changes

March 22, 2017

Most people want to eat healthier but struggle with making a plan and sticking to it. We often set goals that are overly complicated or we set too many goals and quickly become discouraged when we don’t achieve success.

Create an eating style that can improve your health now and in the future by making small changes over time. Consider changes that reflect your personal preferences, culture and traditions. Think of each change as a “win” as you build positive habits and find solutions that reflect your healthy eating style. Use the 5 tips below to find little victories that work for you.

1. Make half your plate fruits and vegetables - Prepare your fruits and vegetables without sauces, gravies, or glazes to lower the amount of sodium, saturated fat, and added sugars.

2. Make half of your grains whole grains - Find high fiber, whole-grain foods by reading the Nutrition Facts label and ingredients list.

3. Move to low-fat and fat-free dairy - Buy...

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Special Message from Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, US Wellness New York Medical Director

March 15, 2017

Hope you had a Happy Valentine's Day! Let's continue to share the love!

I want to keep celebrating happy and healthy hearts for the rest of February! Here are 5 things every woman must know about keeping their hearts happy and healthy. Please join me in sending this message to all of the amazing women in your life so that we can ensure their hearts beat strongly.

Please copy this and paste to your social networks and ask the women you send it to to do the same.

  • Heart disease kills more women than all cancers combined and develops over decades
  • It is preventable 80 to 90% of the time - we can do something about it
  • Getting your numbers checked and keeping them in range is the key to health
  • How you live your life - from what you eat to how you move, how you perceive your world are some of the essentials
  • Symptoms of heart disease are often different in women and the diagnosis can sometimes be...
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Wear Red on Friday!

March 15, 2017

Join US Wellness and the LiveRight team in recognition of Wear Red Day this Friday. On Friday, the US Wellness team will join millions of other Americans for National Wear Red Day. Wear your favorite red shirt, or red tie to raise awareness that heart disease—one of the leading causes of death among Americans—is largely preventable. Help us to motivate others to find out their risks and take action to lower them.

The Heart Truth® is a national education program for women that raises awareness about heart disease and its risk factors and educates and motivates them to take action to prevent the disease. The program is sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Ask us about how we can make Naturally Slim work for your population

March 15, 2017
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You are one of the key drivers in a total lifestyle change of my wife and myself. Together we lost 60 pounds and have kept it off for 3 years. You help keep us accountable.

Written By Employee at Microsoft

Since switching to US Wellness from another vendor we have realized a 108% increase in wellness portal utilization in just six months and our total costs decreased by 40%!

Written By unknown

I LOVE US Wellness. The wellness portal has so many resources and I love how automated everything is.

Written By unknown2

Our onsite screening event could not have gone any better. The staff was wonderful and the event flowed smoothly and no one had to wait. The US Wellness lead was very thorough in her communications and expectations of her staff.

Written By unknown3

I’m so impressed with this team from start to finish! We appreciate the responsiveness and collaboration. You all do such a great job!

Written By unknown4

On behalf of the entire team, thank you for another successful implementation. It seems like we launched this program just the other day and here we are all wrapped up. I also want to express my satisfaction with the physician form process that you managed this year. The process was very smooth.

Written By unknown5

I love working for US Wellness as a health screener. You always provide me with the information I need to do my job well at the screening events. Thank you for helping me do a great job!

Written By unknown7

We’ve had such positive feedback on the US Wellness team. They are always on time, very professional, and very efficient. We are very pleased with the quality of service!

Written By unknown8

The biometric screening events are going really well and your team as always is on top of it. Thanks for being such a great partner!

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