According to a recent study by Bloomberg, people living in Hawaii are healthier than in any other state. In fact, Hawaii has the most efficient health care system in the United States. One reason: Hawaii's 44-year-old Prepaid Health Care Act, which sets minimum standards for employer-provided benefits including office visits, maternal care and hospital stays for [...]
Knowing the status of yourself and your family is the best mumps prevention. As of March 22, 2018, there has been 944 confirmed cases of the mumps in Hawaii. Mumps is highly contagious and creates a threat to you, your family and the community. Gestation of the disease, immunization status and exposure can be confusing; however, [...]
According to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation, worker illness and injury costs United States employers $225.8 billion annually. The CDC says that 7.6 million people list back pain as their reason for filing disability claims. Research indicates that Sitting Disease has become an epidemic, both at home and in the workplace. It causes neck and back [...]
OCC MED: ATTENTION EMPLOYERS: Be proactive in addressing the mumps outbreak and protect your organization.
As of March 22, 2018, there has been 944 confirmed cases of the mumps in Hawaii. Mumps is highly contagious and creates a threat in the workplace to your employees and your customers. Gestation of the disease, immunization status and exposure create a complex network of decision points for the employer and the employee. Mumps is [...]