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  • Our Registered Nurses Help Find Solutions For You December 11, 2018
    If you have a complex health challenge, you know how hard it can be. You might be juggling visits with three or four different doctors. You likely have a lot of prescriptions to handle. You might have questions about your health problem or treatment plan. Or, you may be struggling to stick to new lifestyle […]
    Chelsea Moravek
  • Leading the Way with WELCOA December 10, 2018
    Today, building successful employee wellness programs and creating a culture of health at the workplace is rarely discussed without also mentioning the importance of leadership support in doing so. In fact, the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA), one of America’s most trusted resources for workplace wellness [1], places “Committed and Aligned Leadership” as their first of seven […]
    Terri Corsi
  • Is the middle where the magic happens? December 10, 2018
    Odds are you’ve heard how critical middle management support can be to the success of your wellness program. Wellness and human resource professionals, executives and middle managers themselves understand the vital role they play in the job satisfaction of their employees. And while we talk about this a lot, I’m not sure we’ve equipped our […]
    Brooke Kelly
  • How to Use Informal Leaders to Engage Your Population December 10, 2018
    You have tried and tried to engage your employee population, but you are only one person!  Wellness programming is one of many hats you wear, so having an effective communication strategy can be a daunting task or even nonexistent.  How can you get the word out about what’s going on in your wellness program and […]
    Jessica Etheredge, CCWC, CPT
  • 3 Ways Leadership is Undermining Your Wellness Efforts (and What to Do About It!) December 10, 2018
    You have the best intentions. You plan a fun and informative wellness activity. You promote it and even send reminders. But when the day arrives, only a small number of people show up. What went wrong? Was it the topic? Was it the location or time? While these are important factors to consider, there is […]
    Brooke Findley, MS, RD, LDN
  • Early Prescription Refills During Winter Storm December 7, 2018
    If information changes, we will continually update this blog post throughout the winter storm. Due to the imminent threat of severe winter weather, Gov. Roy Cooper has declared a state of emergency for all 100 North Carolina counties. EARLY PRESCRIPTION REFILLS DURING EMERGENCIES Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) takes […]
    Blue Cross NC
  • Lose it for good this time: My 10 best fitness and weight loss tips December 6, 2018
    I recently celebrated my 10th “Fitiversary” – the anniversary of starting my weight loss and fitness transformation. What a milestone! Today, I’m a Certified Personal Trainer, helping others in their own journeys. People always seem shocked when they find out I used to weigh nearly 100 pounds more than I do now, or that I […]
    Michelle Rogers, CPT
  • No Time To Visit A Doctor? Not A Problem With Telehealth December 4, 2018
    Two days before a big family trip, your allergies begin to flare. You know what type of medicine you need, it just requires a prescription. You try to set up an appointment with your primary care physician. No appointments are available. You have so much on your plate to complete before your trip. You don’t […]
    Taylor Shaw
  • Expanding Domestic Violence Resources in Rural NC Counties December 4, 2018
    In the United States, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner. In one year, this adds up to more than 10 million women and men[1]. Nearly 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have experienced severe physical violence in their lifetime[2], and most cases of domestic violence are never […]
    Dana Mangum
  • Our employees give their best tips for healthy holidays November 30, 2018
    I’ve been working hard the past several months to shed a few pounds. Truth is, I lost weight last year for my 40th birthday (you may have read about it here), and gained it back. Plus extra. It happens. This summer I knew it was time for a change. I joined Weight Watchers at Work, […]
    Maggie Brown