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Apr 16, 2014, 08:47 ET HealthFitness taps former ActiveHealth executive for chief of analytics

HealthFitness, a proven leader of population health management, announced today that Tatiana Shnaiden, MD, MS has joined the company as chief...


Feb 20, 2014, 08:47 ET HealthFitness partners with Blue Cross of Idaho to provide members with MyNurse 24/7 for health management

Trustworthy care guidance from a health professional could make a critical difference, whether it's for a twisted ankle during touch football or a...


Nov 14, 2013, 08:45 ET HealthFitness launches $30-million technology platform for population health management programs

HealthFitness today announced rollout of a new technology platform, a more than $30-million investment two years in the making. The platform powers...


Sep 19, 2013, 12:00 ET HealthFitness' Dennis Richling, MD, leads panel discussion of new employee health behavior change model at NBGH national conference

Employers are investing more than ever in incentives and programs to improve employee health. Sophisticated programs aim not only to gain...


Jul 09, 2013, 08:45 ET HealthFitness earns URAC accreditation for employee health 24/7 Nurse Line call center

Is it a pulled muscle or appendicitis? The option to dial into a health call center for guidance can make a big difference when it's 2 a.m....


May 22, 2013, 08:47 ET HealthFitness' health management marketing wins 12 awards of excellence

This May HealthFitness received a total of 12 awards of excellence for the company's health management digital and brand work, videos, and integrated ...


Mar 19, 2013, 08:45 ET HealthFitness experts merge behavior change models to boost engagement in employer health management efforts

Workplace health management programs work very well—for those who take advantage of them. Engaging more employees in these programs designed to help...


Jan 30, 2013, 09:00 ET Health Management Remains Attractive Benefit As Employers Prepare To Meet Reform's Changes

Implementation of health reform regulations shift into high gear this new year, and 2014 will come fast with major changes in the way consumers and...


Dec 04, 2012, 09:00 ET Former Google subsidiary executive joins HealthFitness as new CIO

HealthFitness, a proven leader of population health management, announced today that Teri Lonergan has joined the company as chief information...


Oct 17, 2012, 08:45 ET HealthFitness lauds employee health focus of L.L. Bean, Inc., 2012 C. Everett Koop Award recipient

In recognition of an ongoing commitment to employee health, HealthFitness commended L.L.Bean for winning the 2012 C. Everett Koop Award from The...


Sep 24, 2012, 02:54 ET HealthFitness applauds State of Nebraska's employee health program as first state government to receive the C. Everett Koop National Health Award

For the first time, a state employee health management program has been named a winner of the C. Everett Koop Award National Health Award, which...


Sep 18, 2012, 01:54 ET New issue brief, webinar look at lifestyle interventions as key to population health management success

"Adam" is a typical, hardworking 40-year-old company manager who works 50 hours a week and believes he is in good health. He recently took part in a...


Sep 13, 2012, 11:29 ET Industrywide consensus on use of incentives to keep people healthy aligns with HealthFitness health management approach

Consensus-driven guidance on use of health outcomes-based incentives in employee health and health management programs released this summer is on...


Aug 23, 2012, 09:27 ET HealthFitness partners with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City for comprehensive employee health management services

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) has entered into a new partnership with HealthFitness, a leading provider of health management...


Jun 20, 2012, 08:45 ET HealthFitness and StatBridge, LLC introduce iPad app to streamline employee health screening events

HealthFitness announced today its partnership with StatBridge to develop its own proprietary biometric screening event-management tool utilizing an...


May 11, 2012, 02:17 ET HealthFitness lauds IOM's workplace recommendations in obesity report

In some 478 pages, the Institute of Medicine laid out a thorough case this week to re-cast the nation's growing obesity problem as both an individual ...


Apr 26, 2012, 01:06 ET New issue brief from HealthFitness takes fresh look at recovering costs of lost productivity in the workplace

The science of measuring—and recovering—the hidden costs of lost productivity in the workplace is advancing in ways that employers need to enhance...


Apr 10, 2012, 01:16 ET HealthFitness' Dennis Richling, M.D., to Speak on Measurement and Elements of Culture Change at AJHP's Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference

Employers determined to contain medical costs must focus on creating a culture that supports healthy behaviors. If they can do that, they can enhance ...


Mar 06, 2012, 08:45 ET HealthFitness Supports Lisa Hambly as She Skates Toward 2014 Olympics

The HealthFitness logo never looked as good as it will this season, tracing orange and blue lines down Lisa Hambly's muscled leg. Hambly, 23, is a...


Jan 19, 2012, 08:45 ET Case New Holland Wins Gold Well Workplace Award for Results-Oriented Health Management Program

HealthFitness client Case New Holland (CNH) has been recognized by the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) as a winner of the Gold Well Workplace...


Dec 15, 2011, 12:56 ET HealthFitness Expands Workforce To Support 27 New Clients Added in 2011

Corporate leadership at HealthFitness is serious about the business of employee health— so serious that treadmill workstations are at the heart of...


Mar 09, 2011, 01:16 ET HealthFitness Achieves 99-Percent Approval Rating for Screening in 2010

In 2010, HealthFitness provided biometric screening to more than 138,000 workers for clients across the country. A post-screening survey of...


Feb 28, 2011, 03:46 ET HealthFitness Acquires Assets of Focused Health Solutions

HealthFitness, an award-winning provider of employee health and fitness solutions, has acquired the assets of Focused Health Solutions, a national...


Jan 06, 2011, 12:54 ET HealthFitness Helps State of Nebraska Win National Wellness Award

HealthFitness is pleased to announce the State of Nebraska was awarded the Well Workplace Award from the Wellness Council of America for its wellness ...


Dec 16, 2010, 12:52 ET HealthFitness Strengthens Senior Management Team

In a strategic move designed to reinforce its leadership team, HealthFitness announces several key additions and changes to its senior management....