by Joseph Giandonato, MBA, MS, CSCS While any C-suiter or human resources executive worth their salt recognizes the value of wellness initiatives, few possess the wherewithal to appoint appropriate personnel to steward high impact programming. Recent literature has demonstrated surging popularity of instituting wellness programs within the workplace as a means to suppress costs associated […]

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By Joseph Giandonato, MBA, MS, CSCS and Victor Tringali, MS, CSCS Traditionally, much of the banter associated with retirement has revolved around finances. The first series of thoughts that enter the mind of aspirant retirees involves defined contribution accounts, pensions, and investments. Shortsightedly, liquidity often takes precedence over health in spite of recent research pegging […]

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Healthy Human Capital, LLC Victor Tringali, MS, CSCS and Joseph Giandonato, MBA, MS, CSCS The success and sustainability of a business greatly hinges on the productivity and efficiency of its human capital. Volumes of literature have articulated the significance of elevated degrees of health and physiological functional capacity as determinants in performance. This is especially […]

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by Joseph Giandonato, MBA, MS, CSCS Many firms yearn for top talent yet face an enormous challenge as they compete with rival companies in attracting human capital of the highest quality. No where is the competition stiffer than in the technological sphere of Silicon Valley where tech firms are pushing the envelope as it relates […]

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by Victor Tringali Leading the effort to promote healthy behaviors among employees, organizations across the U.S. have begun implementing wellness programs. The benefits of worksite wellness programs have been widely documented, including: increased productivity, improved morale, reduced absenteeism, and healthcare premiums, compensation and disability claims, and direct medical costs. Wellness programs may also boost employee […]

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by Joseph Giandonato, MBA, MS Costs associated with subsidizing employee healthcare have served as the impetus for the creation and implementation of organization-sponsored wellness initiatives. While the comprehensiveness and breadth of wellness programming varies greatly among organizations, those aiming to suppress costs generally avail educational workshops which provide employees cursory knowledge of health, physical activity, […]

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by Victor Tringali A breadth of literature has clearly demonstrated the pivotal role of worksite wellness programs in improving health and capably suppressing healthcare costs (3,19). When appropriately structured, wellness programs also offer lesser tangible, but undeniable benefits including the recruitment and retention of higher quality workers, curbing absenteeism and improving job satisfaction (19). Based […]

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By Joe Giandonato Widely reported as an effective means of cost saving, many employers have begun initiating organizational wellness programs in recent years. The proliferation of wellness programs has been viewed by many pundits as a calculated measure to defray healthcare expenses, thus fattening the bottom line to facilitate continued financial stability and sustainability. Some […]

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by Joe Giandonato MBA, MS, CSCS In order to achieve an improved bottom line and to ensure long term solvency and sustainability, many organizations have instituted wellness programs to curtail expenses, largely associated with employer subsidized group health plans, while ameliorating absenteeism rates and productivity — two inherently critical tenets to an organization’s functioning and […]

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