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Employers plan aggressive response to shifting health care landscape, survey finds

Health care costs increase at lowest rate in 15 years

Employers remain committed to providing active employee health care benefits in the near future, according to findings from the annual Towers Watson/National Business Group on Health (NBGH) Employer Survey on Purchasing Value in Health Care, but are responding to changes influenced in part by health care reform with more aggressive actions to improve health care delivery and manage rising costs of care.


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Survey: Employers plan aggressive response to health care reform

Expectations raised for employees to “own” their wellness

Employers remain committed to providing active employee health care benefits in the near future, according to findings from the annual Towers Watson/National Business Group on Health (NBGH) Employer Survey on Purchasing Value in Health Care, but are responding to changes influenced in part by health care reform with more aggressive actions to improve health care delivery and manage rising costs of care.


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Deb launches market’s first heavy-duty foam hand soap with grit

Revolutionary product combines convenience and economy of foam with the added cleaning power of grit to gently remove tough soils

Deb Group, the world’s leading away-from-home skin care company and the inventor of foam soap dispensing systems, has launched the world’s first and only heavy-duty industrial hand-cleansing foam with suspended bio-scrubbers™.


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Back pain, depression cause presenteeism among nurses

New research finds that musculoskeletal pain and mental health issues experienced by nurses significantly impact presenteeism (reduced on-the-job productivity as a result of health problems).


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Public health experts oppose repeal of Obamacare

The American Public Health Association (APHA) is urging the U.S. House of Repsentatives to deny any attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, dubbed “Obamacare.”


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Mayo clinic offers hand health tips

These five no-nonsense tips go beyond care for skin on your hands to skin care basics:.


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Encourage your employees to use their vision benefits

As the nation’s leading volunteer eye health and safety organization, Prevent Blindness America has established a goal of dramatically increasing the number of Americans who regularly receive eye exams.


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Americans with vision problems could double in next 30 years

Most of us expect vision problems to wield a monetary blow not only on people living with the condition but also on the U.S. economy.


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Doctors suggest ways to eliminate waste in U.S. health care

Reducing waste, rather than cutting programs, is a less harmful and more sustainable strategy for lowering health care costs in the U.S., according to a new article in the Journal of the American Medical Association.


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Hospitals slow to manage employee health care costs.

Many hospitals pay more for employee health care, mainly because the health care industry has not effectively managed costs, according to a new report from Towers-Watson.


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By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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