UHA Worksite Wellness

The Impact of Immunization: How Quickly We All Forget!

Written by George McPheeters, MD, FACS on October 06, 2016. Posted in Healthcare

The SARS "epidemic" which really hurt the Hawaii economy and generated a ton of pictures in the newspaper of folks wearing masks occurred in early 2003.  There were about 8,000 cases and 750 deaths WORLDWIDE but nearly all the deaths occurred in Hong Kong. We were lucky.

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Brand vs Generic

Written by George McPheeters, MD, FACS on July 27, 2016. Posted in Healthcare

 Finding the Best Solutions for Our Members

Pharmacy costs are rising far out of proportion to virtually everything in the U.S. economy.  This has been fueled to a very large extent by certain specialty drugs (Hep C, antineoplastics, anti inflammatories and others) but there have been a number...

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HH@WA Collaborative Learning Groups

Written by Valerie Au on July 27, 2016. Posted in Well-Being

As a part of our ongoing efforts to improve the health and well-being of all of Hawaii’s people, the Hawai‘i Health at Work Alliance (HH@WA) recently invited its participating employers to attend a pilot series of workshops on worksite wellness. Each of the three workshops — called Collaborative...

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You're Being Heard!

Written by George McPheeters, MD, FACS on April 28, 2016. Posted in Healthcare

From the pharmaceutical manufacturing facility to a patient’s body, an oral or parenteral medication takes a long and surprisingly circuitous route.  Most physicians are unaware of the complexity of the process or how deeply regulated it is.  

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Wellness That Works For Your Business

Written by Valerie Au on March 15, 2016. Posted in Well-Being

Given that many employers in parts of the United States have implemented wellness programs or are planning to do so,  it would seem that the benefits of these programs is, in one sense, evident; employers know that they promote healthier habits and lifestyles, and thus provide their team members...

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UHA's Guide to Workplace Wellness

The complete guide to capitalizing on the benefits of workplace wellness:

  • The Four Powers(TM) Model Harnessing Workplace Champions
  • The ROI
  • And More!

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UHA’s Guide To A Happy, Healthy & Productive Workplace

Discover how wellness programs can foster a workplace with:

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  • Low Absenteeism
  • Productive Employees
  • A Fun, Engaging Culture
  • And More!

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