What better time to discuss workplace wellness programs than during May, National Employee Health and Fitness Month? The goal of health and fitness month is to promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle through worksite health promotion activities.
At PureSafety, we’ve always put a spotlight on the critical work done by health and safety professionals, but that spotlight will get even brighter as people outside these departments, and especially C-level executives, begin to recognize its potential to drive business performance.
Last week I attended the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) Conference in Atlanta. AAOHN is the largest group of health care providers serving the worksite.
Employers who understand the impact of employee absenteeism can take steps to control it. A total absence management program is a very effective tool for managing the issues relating to employee absences.
On October 1, 2013 the United States will switch from using ICD-9 codes to ICD-10 codes. This change expands the ICD-10-CM (diagnosis) code set from 14,000 unique codes to over 69,000 codes.