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Carol Harnett
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Helping employees repay student loan debt: A new kind of employee benefit that allows companies to show empathy for their workers' financial situation.
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+Janet McNichol is always bringing new things to the employees of ASHA. Now it's standing desks!
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Once again, it is time for me to join Disabled Sports USA and march the 26.2 mile desert course with a team of wounded warriors. Please consider supporting these brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice.
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Buffers and Magnifiers: Attitudes and Events Trigger Health Vulnerabiltity with Alexandra Drane. In my opinion, a must-listen.
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While there is evidence that other types of health care costs might be declining slightly, the cost of emergency room care for the mentally ill shows no sign of ebbing
The cost of emergency room care for the mentally ill shows no sign of ebbing, but a North Carolina hospital is experimenting to save money and better help patients.
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U.S. Paralympian, Tatyana McFadden, is one of 5 finalists for Marylander of the Year. Please consider voting for her.
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Seems like a great read. Thanks to +Nicole Jordan  for the info.
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The Council for Disability Awareness is starting to grow its LinkedIn community. If you work and have questions about employee benefits, or work in HR and employee benefits, please consider joining us. Thank you!
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We released our CoHealth radio show interview with RAND's Soeren Mattke today. If you want to objectively understand the results from RAND's 7-year study of Pepsico's wellness programs, please take a listen.
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Fitbit takes note of the Misfit Shine's approach to health tracking as jewelry. Partners with Tory Burch to make jewelry-enclsures for Flex bug.
If the wearable trend is ever going to truly take off, companies are going to have to figure out how to make people want to wear them. That means taking
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My friend, Patrick Leary, has a great position open at Genentech for a benefits manager specializing in disability management and return to work practices. Genentech is a terrific company and Patrick is a fantastic person.
Please share this position with others.
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wonderful career opportunity. let me know if i can connect you.
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Carol Harnett is a private-label consultant as well as a speaker, writer and trendspotter in the fields of health and productivity management, health and performance innovation, and value-based health. She strategizes with a confidential list of employers, insurance companies, consultants, and health and disability industry organizations on customized methods to address employee-related health and disability.

Carol’s approach focuses on decreased or maintained benefits costs, improved employee performance, corporate profitability, and innovation-within-reach projects. Carol is also a clinical physiologist with broad experience in sports medicine, physical medicine and industrial rehabilitation.

Carol writes the Benefits column for HR Executive and now includes social media navigation in her consulting practice. You may follow Carol on Twitter via @carolharnett or http://twitter.com/#!/carolharnett and YouTube on the Work.Love.Play.Daily Channel (http://www.youtube.com/user/CarolHarnett).

Carol held key positions in the insurance industry as the Vice President and National Disability and Life Practice Leader for The Hartford and The Prudential's Director of Resources and Rehabilitation Services. She currently chairs the Health and Performance Innovation Institute Board and sits on the Boards of Directors of the American College of Sports Medicine Foundation and Disabled Sports / USA as well as numerous industry boards and think tanks.

Carol received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Chemistry from St. Peter’s College and a Master of Science degree in Physiology and Biophysics from Rutgers University.
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    Biological Chemistry
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    Physiology & Biophysics
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inside workplace wellness: Sitting Won't Get the Better of Us! -- Standi...
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Our colleagues, Mike Schmidt and Kevin Brooks are busy installing our new standing desks. We purchased the Ergotron standing desk. (We got b

inside workplace wellness: Communication Evolution -- ASHA in the News
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Deserted Island Albums List: Chapter 13 ~ We were never gonna get old ...
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The New York Thruway is a long stretch of highway that runs east to west between Albany and Buffalo, New York. In the winter of 1992, I rode

inside workplace wellness: How to Choose a Health Plan
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Open enrollment is just around the corner and ASHA staff will be selecting which of our three health plans are the best fit for themselves a

inside workplace wellness: Highlights from the World Congress on Employe...
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The World Congress hosted the Employee Well Bootcamp for HR, Benefits and Wellness Professionals in Boston on July 23-24, 2014. When I atten

inside workplace wellness: 6 Ways to Spend Your Health Insurance Premium...
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Many ASHA staff received a letter from UnitedHealthcare informing us that ASHA will be receiving a rebate check. You may recall that last ye

Sweet Spot: Activity Sensor for Golf & Tennis
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Have fun developing a golf or tennis swing and an active lifestyle!

What's safer: mountain climbing or parachuting? On understanding risk
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We tell children to shun ecstasy but don't fret about horseback riding—and other foibles of our view of danger.

The Other Side of Melanoma | LinkedIn
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On the five-year anniversary of my cancer diagnosis, I'm taking the risk of writing about my experience as a way to talk with consumers and

My Foolish Visit | LinkedIn
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The first Friday of every month, the HR team at Motley Fool leads an office culture tour. Kay Noll at ASCO had taken it and found it interes

inside workplace wellness: Not Your Grandfather's Hearing Aids
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36 million American adults report some degree of hearing loss, but only one in five people who could be helped by wearing a hearing aid actu

inside workplace wellness: Reading List from #BenefitsConf14 and #WHCC14
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I added to my reading list recently as I listened to speakers and chatted with people at the Health and Benefits Leadership Conference in La

An oncologist invents 'tumor paint,' a new technique to distinguish heal...
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An oncologist An oncologist invents 'tumor paint,' a new way to distinguish healthy tissue from malignant masses.

Thriving After 7 Days Off the Social Media Grid
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I'm an experimenter by nature. It's no wonder I spent six years of my life studying biological chemistry, mathematics, physiology and biophy

inside workplace wellness: Getting the Most From Our EAP
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As I was reviewing year end reports from our carriers, the dramatic difference in the utilization of our health advocacy services with Healt

inside workplace wellness: Test Your Healthcare Savvy
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I'm finding myself on sort of a mission to help the ASHA staff, my friends and family, and others understand how their health insurance cove

inside workplace wellness: The ROI of Wellness
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The Harvard study showed ”medical costs fall by about $3.27 for every dollar spent on wellness programs.” The RAND study concluded that "Par

inside workplace wellness: Are tobacco-free employers prohibiting e-cigs?
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Yesterday I was asked what are policy is on e-cigarettes. Hmmm, I should have anticipated that question, but I had not even contemplated it.

inside workplace wellness: Trends in Health Care from #BenefitsConf and ...
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Large employers like Zappos, Intel and Dartmouth College shared their stories about setting up Patient Centered Medical Homes (PCMH). They a

A Beginner's Guide to Irrational Behavior
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A Beginner's Guide to Irrational Behavior is a free online class taught by of Duke University