Helping Employees Get the Most Value out of Their Dental Benefits

by Heather Mollon

In today’s employment scene, it is not uncommon for employers to provide access to medical and dental benefits to their employees. This is particularly meaningful, as insured employees are more likely to receive preventive care by virtue of this mutually beneficial arrangement. However, it is up to employers to help them get the most value out of their benefits.  The … [More]

Testing, Testing, One, Two, Three

by Mike Hunter

Scottsdale-based COVID Testing To You offers mobile, FDA-certified COVID-19 antibody and virus testing to Arizona employers with at least 10 employees, providing an affordable and scalable way for employers to manage through the reopening phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. The startup’s medical director, Reyes Topete, M.D., has worked in the medical field in Arizona for more than … [More]

Stop Medical Distancing; Its Cause and Effect

by Lauren Strait

Here we are, six months into the worst pandemic in a century. We have learned how to protect ourselves, how to adapt our behaviors and what matters most in our lives.  In the process, our caution and new behaviors have had unintended consequences in — of all places — our health and well-being. Foregoing medical care to adhere to medically recommended social distancing … [More]

RexPay Tech Solves Healthcare Headaches

by RaeAnne Marsh

Local startup RexPay has developed an app designed to help people manage all their medical bills and payments easily in one mobile app.  Individuals can download the app and create an account for free, snap a picture of their bills and RexPay will import all of the information so they can manage and pay all their medical bills in one place. In addition to offering … [More]

Changing the Way Hospital Rooms Are Disinfected, One Robot at a Time

by Ernest Cunningham

The current COVID-19 outbreak has created tremendous awareness of the importance of thorough disinfection. Given the extraordinary challenges facing healthcare systems and hospitals today, it is critical that the healthcare industry transform its disinfection and cleaning protocols to focus on deadly pathogen elimination to ensure the greatest safety for staff, patients and the … [More]

Get Up-to-Date Return-to-Work Requirements across All 50 States

by Mike Hunter

Text-message health-screening company Picohealth offers businesses a free tool, COVID-19 Employee Health Screening Requirements by State, to make sense of constantly changing COVID-19 symptom and temperature screening requirements in all 50 states.  Each week, states are issuing return-to-work guidelines and executive orders mandating how employers should keep their … [More]

What’s Next for Corporate Wellness since COVID-19

by Erika Zauner

The perks of a job used to mean health insurance and vacation time, but we’ve seen that evolve tremendously over the years as companies have increasingly invested more in their employees to attract and retain talent and keep their workforce healthy and engaged. Powerful, adaptable benefits programs are key to attracting top talent; companies are creating and investing in … [More]

Clinics Are Still Slow to Adopt AI – Here’s Why They Shouldn’t Be

by Khalid Al-Maskari

There’s a popular saying in that no one ever got fired from choosing IBM, and the same applies to legacy Electronic Health Record software. Although the same EHR systems have dominated the market for decades, these tools are a primary reason why practices have been slow to adapt to changes in technology. Some of these solutions rely on software back ends that haven’t been … [More]

Freeze to Heal

by Kris Price

The health and wellness industry is forever evolving — new concepts that promote movement and innovative recovery therapies are popping up everywhere, including right here in the Valley. One that’s currently trending and making a huge impact within the industry is cryotherapy, and last month Cryoshift made Arizona its home by opening its first location in Gilbert at the … [More]

HR Pros Should Be Investing in Sleep

by John Letter

In today’s business climate, HR professionals are responsible for much more than hiring candidates, managing conflicts and enforcing labor laws; they are the lifeblood of an organization, often helping to define its culture, improve its efficiencies and foster a healthy workplace environment. As such, HR professionals are also responsible for the often nebulous task of employee … [More]