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March 19, 2024

5 Ways to Make Sure Your Wellness Benefits Are Hitting the Mark

Employers build benefits packages with the best of intentions, but too many options or the wrong ones altogether can frustrate employees and drain company resources. Nearly half of employees said they are confused by parts of their benefits plans in a recent survey by MetLife, while other studies place the number as high as 85%. An overwhelming amount of...

February 8, 2024

Health Care Industry Trends to Watch in 2024

In recent years, the health care industry has been navigating a landscape fraught with volatility. Shifting market demands, supply chain struggles and medical inflation issues have driven many key challenges. In 2024, several additional trends could impact the health care sector. These include labor shortages propelled by demographic shifts and changing skills requirements; technological advancements...

January 31, 2024

Celebrate American Heart Month With These Healthy Lifestyle Tips

In 1963, the United States designated February as “American Heart Month.” Since then, the medical community has banded together during this annual campaign to raise awareness about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions and provide advice to help Americans reduce their risk of these health issues. How to Keep a Healthy Heart Heart attacks and strokes...

February 16, 2023

Determining Whether to Offer Multiple Health Plan Options

Alongside compensation, health care coverage is often seen as one of the most important benefits a job can offer. And the larger the variety of options available to employees, the more likely they are to find an option that best suits their needs. This is good for employers because employees are more likely to stay...

January 3, 2023

6 Key Trends Influence Employee Benefits in 2023

The employee benefits landscape has undergone rapid and dramatic changes in recent years. 2022 was marked by continued challenges, which influenced how businesses built their total rewards packages. Ways of working shifted, attrition climbed, employee expectations expanded, and rising health care costs drove medical plan rates higher. Heading into 2023, employers will have to adapt to...

July 27, 2022

For an Edge on Office Leasing, Get Health Conscious

A research note out of Marcus & Millichap on the office market claims there are “bifurcated fundamentals.” Central business district (CBD) offices are seeing faster climbing vacancy rates than those in suburbs, so preliminary second quarter data suggests. What’s causing the unhealthy disparity? Concerns about health. “This is in part due to the increased emphasis...