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Interactive Health’s Wellness Program Featured in HERO Case Study (September 5, 2017)

Read the case study here.

The Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO) and the Centers for Disease Control Read More »

Press Release: Interactive Health Names Bill Goldberg New CEO (August 8, 2017)

CHICAGO (Aug. 8, 2017) — Interactive Health, a national provider of employee wellness solutions, has appointed Bill Goldberg … Read More »

Press Release: Interactive Health Unveils New Tool to Capture Value and Impact of its Employee Wellness Programs (July 11, 2017)

New report harnesses 25 years of data and experience

CHICAGO (July 11, 2017) – Interactive Health, a national … Read More »

Employers Seek Remedies To Chill Rise in Health Costs (May 22, 2017)

Bloomberg BNA recently released their Human Resources Report, which includes an article featuring Cathy Kenworthy, President … Read More »

Press Release: Interactive Health Honors Employers with Top Workplace Wellness Programs (April 11, 2017)

More than 150 Selected for Healthiest Companies in America Award for Exceptional Participation, Health Improvements

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Press Release: Interactive Health Advances Technology to Deliver More Holistic and Personalized Wellness Experience (April 4, 2017)

Enhanced Healthy Activities engagement platform is an intuitive, integrated experience to help people reach health goals Read More »

Interactive Health Designated Health Champion by the American Diabetes Association® (March 30, 2017)

Leading workplace wellness provider lives its mission to improve health outcomes in America starting with its own employeesRead More »

Workforce Magazine includes Interactive Health on the wellness providers “Hot List” (March 21, 2017)

Workforce Magazine, a leading HR publication, featured Interactive Health on its “Hot List” of corporate wellness providers. … Read More »

Combat heart disease by building a heart-healthy workforce (February 27, 2017)

The impact of heart disease is growing by the minute, but you can make a difference starting where … Read More »

Discover the latest wellness trends in our new e-book (February 2, 2017)

Your employees are your best asset and their health can contribute directly to your company’s bottom line. With … Read More »

A Different Approach: The Importance of Workplace Wellness (January 31, 2017)

Interactive Health President and CEO Cathy Kenworthy recently spoke with host Steve Bertrand on the WGN-AM Wintrust Business … Read More »

6 Trends in Corporate Worksite Wellness for 2017 (December 20, 2016)

A recent article in a USA Today supplement explains how businesses are promoting employee health and what workplace … Read More »

What Will Wellness Look Like in 2017? (December 19, 2016)

In an online article with Workforce, a leading HR publication, Interactive Health Vice President of Health Services Jane Read More »

Interactive Health client testimonial featured in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, December 2016 (December 15, 2016)

Interactive Health client Endurance International Group is featured in the December issue of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine stating … Read More »

Press Release: Interactive Health Opens New Office in Chicago’s West Loop ()

Interactive Health Opens New Office in Chicago’s West Loop

Growing workplace wellness company adds new clients and employees Read More »

Cathy Kenworthy highlighted in video recap of Health Means Business Forum, Chicago (December 7, 2016)

Cathy Kenworthy, President and CEO of Interactive Health, was a featured panel speaker at the Chicago Health Means Read More »

Digital coaching platforms being integrated into healthcare plans (December 1, 2016)

Interactive Health Vice President of Health Services Jane Ruppert is quoted in an Employee Benefit News article about … Read More »

Press Release: Interactive Health Launches Revamped Web Experience to Drive Wellness Success (November 9, 2016)

Interactive Health Launches Revamped Web Experience to Drive Wellness Success

New web tools provide personal health management pathways Read More »

Five new ways to boost employee wellness (November 8, 2016)

Winners and finalists of the 2016 Illinois’ Healthiest Employers awards collaborated to form The Guide to Workplace WellnessRead More »

Interactive Health wins Illinois’ Healthiest Employers award (November 7, 2016)

Interactive Health is pleased to announce that it has been named a winner of the 2016 Illinois’ Healthiest … Read More »

Combining Wellness, Nutrition, and Health Coaching for Success (October 1, 2016)

Kerry Clifford, MS, RD, and Interactive Health’s Wellness Program Lead, discusses the impact that registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) … Read More »

For Wellness Success, Emotional Health in the Workplace Must Be Addressed (September 19, 2016)

For happier, more productive employees integrating mental and behavioral health into worksite wellness programs is crucial.

In a … Read More »

What a truly successful wellness plan looks like (September 9, 2016)

In an Employee Benefit Adviser article about measuring the success of workplace wellness programs, Interactive Health Vice President … Read More »

Nominations open for the 2016 Lifestyle Change Award in Chicago (August 18, 2016)

In partnership with the American Heart Association, Interactive Health seeks to recognize individuals in the Metro Chicago … Read More »

How mental wellness can take aim at sick leave (August 16, 2016)

Dr. Colleen Fairbanks, Director of Behavioral Health at Interactive Health, was recently interviewed for an Employee Benefit Adviser … Read More »

4 reasons to welcome the EEOC wellness rules (August 11, 2016)

Interactive Health President and CEO Cathy Kenworthy recently contributed an article to BenefitsPRO that highlights positive aspects of … Read More »

The EEOC Finalizes Wellness Program Guidance, Issuing Final Rules on Workplace Wellness Programs and a Sample Notice (July 20, 2016)

Interactive Health President and CEO Cathy Kenworthy recently contributed to a Gibbons Employment Law Alert post regarding the … Read More »

International Worksite Wellness Association Elects New Leadership (July 14, 2016)

The International Association for Worksite Health Promotion (IAWHP) has announced that Charlie Estey, Executive Vice … Read More »

Second Cohort of Health Care Innovators Selected for Aspen Institute Fellowship (July 12, 2016)

Entrepreneurial leaders from across the US are mobilized to improve US health care

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New Technology Helps Employers Engage Employees in Overall Health, Well-Being (June 22, 2016)

With the ongoing trend toward digitization in healthcare, employers are looking to emerging technologies to improve quality of … Read More »

Interactive Health Recognizes Healthiest Companies in America (June 21, 2016)

Employers Achieved Exceptional Participation Rates and Health Improvements through Workplace Wellness Initiatives

154 companies across the country are … Read More »

Supportive Mental Health Environment Can Save Companies Millions (June 2, 2016)

Keeping mental health issues in the dark at work cannot only harm employees but damage company productivity and … Read More »

Benefit Experts Welcome Clarity of EEOC Wellness Rules (May 17, 2016)

Benefit experts are welcoming long-awaited final U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) rules that end years of uncertainty … Read More »

Press Release: Interactive Health: EEOC Workplace Wellness Rules are a Positive Step ()

Interactive Health: EEOC Workplace Wellness Rules are a Positive Step

Guidelines Will Give Employers Confidence to Move Forward Read More »

Retooling pay to play (May 15, 2016)

Incentives remain a key factor in the success of workplace wellness programs, but some employers are rethinking how … Read More »

The Future of Wellness: Holistic Program Links Physical and Emotional Health ()

Hear from Interactive Health President and CEO Cathy Kenworthy in The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism’s Annual Outlook publication. … Read More »

On the Road to Wellness – COTA Case Study (May 9, 2016)

In an effort to defray rising healthcare costs and build a positive culture, COTA (Central Ohio Transit Authority) … Read More »

HERO publishes joint consensus statement in response to EEOC proposed guidelines for employer-sponsored wellness programs with a contribution from Interactive Health (April 25, 2016)

In response to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) proposed guidelines for employer-sponsored wellness programs, HERO (the Health … Read More »

The Engagement Factor (April 15, 2016)

Interactive Health is listed as a “Top Wellness Vendor” in the April 2016 print issue of Employee Benefit Read More »

What’s Your Number? (April 4, 2016)

Extensive health and math knowledge aren’t needed to understand these personalized health reports.

If reading through pages of … Read More »

Wellness Programs for a Healthy Workplace (March 14, 2016)

Interactive Health President and CEO Cathy Kenworthy recently presented at the Fifth Annual Gibbons Employment & Labor Law … Read More »

Why More Employers Are Investing in Well-Being in 2016 (March 4, 2016)

Workplace wellness programs are a $6 billion industry in the U.S., and many say that’s money well spent. … Read More »

Data points to wellness success against heart disease (February 15, 2016)

Heart disease is America’s number 1 killer – and 80% is preventable. The good news: Interactive Health is … Read More »

Round Table: Health Care Discussion (February 10, 2016)

High engagement rates in worksite wellness programs create lasting health changes for individuals and a stronger bottom line … Read More »

Interactive Health to Team Up with the American Heart Association (January 27, 2016)

Goal is to Improve Americans’ Heart Health Through Workplace-Based Programs

Interactive Health, a national leader for its personalized Read More »

Engaging Employees With Chronic Conditions (December 2, 2015)

Employers in the health care field often struggle to manage employees with chronic health conditions and the physical, … Read More »

Press Release: Interactive Health Earns Highest Accreditation from NCQA ()

Interactive Health, a national leader for its personalized wellness solutions, announced today it has again earned Accreditation … Read More »

Food for Thought: New wellness strategies can work to persuade employees to eat their fruits and veggies (November 3, 2015)

Employers such as Interactive Health’s client, Angie’s List, are seeing big results from incentivizing workers to eat healthier, … Read More »

Creating Healthy Pumpkin Snacks for the Holiday Season (October 29, 2015)

On Friday, October 30, just in time for Halloween, Kerry Clifford, health coach and registered dietician at Interactive … Read More »

Wellness programs due for privacy scrutiny, experts say (October 6, 2015)

Media stories have questioned whether companies and their wellness providers are protecting the private information of program participants. … Read More »

Healthy & Happy: The wellness secrets behind ‘The Healthiest Companies in America’ (October 1, 2015)

Creating a successful culture of wellness that results in improved employee health and reduced medical costs sounds like … Read More »

Tailor wellness programs to individual workforces for maximum effect (July 19, 2015)

Wellness programs can lessen the burden of rising health care costs, especially when they are tailored to an … Read More »

The American Hospital Association Extends Its Exclusive Endorsement of Interactive Health’s Workplace Wellness Solutions (July 15, 2015)

The American Hospital Association (AHA) announced today it has extended its exclusive endorsement of Workplace Wellness Solutions from … Read More »

Walking the Talk – Driving Employee Engagement (July 1, 2015)

Even though more employers are adopting innovative “whole person” wellness strategies that help employees’ physical, mental and financial … Read More »

Growth Investment from FFL Positions Interactive Health for Continued Success ()

Interactive Health, the largest independent provider of integrated workplace wellness solutions to organizations in the United States, announced … Read More »

Top 10 reasons you should implement wellness (June 30, 2015)

Wellness programs are on the rise, notes Benefits Pro, but many organizations are still slow to invest in … Read More »

Green Giant™ and Interactive Health Partner to Change America’s Eating Habits ()

In a first-of-its-kind branded partnership, General Mills’ Green Giant™ and national workplace wellness leader Interactive Health today announce … Read More »

The Take-Away (June 28, 2015)

Did you know Interactive Health CEO Cathy Kenworthy had an aunt who was a Russian baroness, or that … Read More »

Are Smaller Companies Poised to Self-fund Health Care? (June 12, 2015)

Changing health care policies are now making it easier for small and midsized companies to self-fund their benefits … Read More »

At a Glance: the Future of Worker Well-Being (Q&A) ()

USA Today and MediaPlanet continue their series on employee well-being and workplace wellness with a supplement that unites … Read More »

St. Louis Table of Experts Health Care Discussion (June 7, 2015)

The St. Louis Business Journal recently hosted a Table of Experts panel to discuss healthcare in St. Louis … Read More »

Press Release: Interactive Health Announces 2014 “Healthiest Companies in America” (May 7, 2015)

Thousands of employees’ lives were transformed – and some saved – by companies honored today as winners of … Read More »

HealthCare Consumerism Outlook 2015 (April 20, 2015)

The Institute For HealthCare Consumerism’s annual OUTLOOK magazine features thought leaders sharing insight on health care, benefits and … Read More »

Navigating Wellness Incentives (April 7, 2015)

Wellness programs have really picked up steam over the past few years, with more than 80 percent of … Read More »

Wellness or else (March 9, 2015)

Employers have found that managing wellness programs in accordance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act can … Read More »

Branding enhances workplace wellness programs (February 19, 2015)

Wellness programs can have a variety of positive effects in the workplace — encouraging healthier behaviors, improving employee … Read More »

Cathy Kenworthy, SM ’91: Helping people live healthier lives (February 18, 2015)

MIT Technology Review spotlight on alum Cathy Kenworthy.

Cathy Kenworthy has always sought to solve challenging problems. As … Read More »

Why Current Corporate Wellness Programs Are Not Nudging Employees Out of Their Chairs (February 6, 2015)

Wellness programs in the workplace continue to gain popularity, notes Mainstreet.com, and as a result, many employers are … Read More »

Press Release: Interactive Health Celebrates New Year with Successful Integration (January 12, 2015)

National workplace wellness leader incorporates offerings from Health Solutions

CHICAGO – Interactive Health announces the successful integration of … Read More »

Making good on New Year’s resolutions (January 2, 2015)

This slideshow features tips and quotes from our President & CEO Cathy Kenworthy on how to keep New … Read More »

Inexpensive ways to enhance your wellness program (December 10, 2014)

How can employers get more out of their wellness programs without also growing their budgets? Sandi Eskew, Senior … Read More »

Prevention is the new focus of health care (November 3, 2014)

Employee Benefit News article on how wellness programs that focus on biometric screenings and outcomes-based incentives are signs … Read More »

To improve workplace wellness, help your employees become better shoppers (October 17, 2014)

“The reasons for ensuring a healthy workforce seem clear enough: Not only is it the right thing to Read More »

How the ACA is shaping outcomes-based wellness (October 9, 2014)

Employee Benefit Adviser article on outcomes-based wellness programs, including insights from Cathy Kenworthy, our President and CEO. Seeing Read More »

Taking an unconventional approach to wellness planning (October 7, 2014)

Elkay Manufacturing used personalized wellness incentives and employee communication to help reduce major employee health problems by 76% … Read More »

The Wellness Journey Continues (October 3, 2014)

Human Resource Executive blog post featuring wellness highlights from the EBN Benefits Forum & Expo. Read the full Read More »

So called ‘healthy foods’ aren’t always what they seem (September 29, 2014)

Chicago’s Fox 32 TV channel story featuring one of our health coaches, Lori Welstead, discussing how some foods … Read More »

Baptist employee who lost 100 pounds: ‘This has been a life change’ (September 26, 2014)

Miami Herald article featuring our client, Miami Children’s Hospital and the success they have achieved by personalizing their … Read More »

14 Supposedly Healthy Foods That Dietitians Never Eat (September 23, 2014)

Cosmopolitan article on foods that sound healthy but are not as healthy as most people believe. One of … Read More »

The business strategy behind workplace wellness (September 4, 2014)

Employee Benefit News article discussing the business strategy behind workplace wellness, written by our President and CEO Cathy … Read More »

Schaumburg CEO takes health seriously in, out of office (September 2, 2014)

Daily Herald article featuring Interactive Health President and CEO Cathy Kenworthy, and her commitment to health, both in … Read More »

How far is too far for work wellness programs to go? (August 12, 2014)

USA Today article on workplace wellness programs and incentives for health improvements. “We know we save people’s lives,” … Read More »

Find the soul of your wellness program (July 16, 2014)

Too often wellness programs are started as just another way to reduce health care costs. Certainly, this is … Read More »

Interactive Health Appoints New President and CEO, Cathy Kenworthy (July 15, 2014)

Interactive Health, the leading independent provider of worksite wellness solutions for employers, announced the promotion of Cathy Kenworthy … Read More »

Becoming a Top Workplace (June 27, 2014)

Interactive Health CEO Joseph O’Brien participated in Advanced Resource’s panel on “Becoming a Top Workplace.” Check out highlights … Read More »

Campbell County named one of the healthiest companies in U.S. (June 18, 2014)

Gillette News Record article with case study of Campbell County, Wyoming becoming one of the Healthiest Companies in … Read More »

Lake Land named one of the ‘Healthiest Companies’ (June 17, 2014)

Journal Gazette and Times-Courier article with case study of Lake Land College, who was named one of the … Read More »

SwedishAmerican Health System among healthiest companies in America (June 16, 2014)

SwedishAmerican Health System (Rockford, IL) was featured in the Rockford Register Star for winning Healthiest Companies in America. … Read More »

Wellness Best Practice: Flexco’s wellness program makes fitness fun (June 5, 2014)

HR.BLR.com case study of how Flexco became one the Healthiest Companies in America. … Read More »

Wellness best practice: Maui Jim ‘lives the Aloha spirit’ with happy, healthy employees (May 22, 2014)

HR.BLR.com case study of how Maui Jim (Peoria, IL) became one of the Healthiest Companies in America. … Read More »

Tobacco cessation, lowered blood pressure hallmarks of healthiest companies (May 14, 2014)

What are some of the common factors – all much welcomed signs of improved workplace wellness – that … Read More »

Crowley Maritime Named One of the “Healthiest Companies in America” (May 7, 2014)

Digital Journal article featuring Healthiest Companies in America winner Crowley Maritime. … Read More »

Stormont-Vail recognized for workplace health improvement (May 1, 2014)

Topeka Capital-Journal article featuring Stormont-Vail as one of the Healthiest Companies in America. … Read More »

20 Illinois employers among ‘Healthiest Companies in America’ (April 30, 2014)

Chicago Sun-Times article featuring Healthiest Companies in America winners in Illinois. … Read More »

Interactive Health Announces 2013 “Healthiest Companies in America” Winners (April 29, 2014)

Interactive Health today announced the 2013 winners of its annual “Healthiest Companies in America” award. For the seventh … Read More »

Selling wellness that works (April 8, 2014)

Employee Benefit Advisor article on incentives or disincentives … the carrot or the stick? The answer is not … Read More »

Wellness ROI is much more than just health costs (March 28, 2014)

What is the best way to measure ROI when it comes to wellness plans? Is there more to … Read More »

Mergers and Acquisitions Hit the Wellness Space (March 10, 2014)

Institute for HealthCare Consumerism article, which includes the Interactive Health acquisition of Health Solutions. … Read More »

Interactive Health Acquires Health Solutions (March 6, 2014)

Interactive Health, the leading provider of outcomes-based wellness programs, announced today an expansion of its capabilities with the … Read More »

Pay Attention to Hypertension (February 28, 2014)

High blood pressure isn’t just bad for employees. While the elements of any comprehensive wellness plan can help … Read More »

Miami Children’s Hospital heightens biometric screening beyond typical ‘know your numbers’ campaign (February 21, 2014)

Last year, Miami Children’s Hospital shifted its wellness focus from participation to accountability and partnered with Interactive Health … Read More »

Miami Children’s Hospital Engages Interactive Health to Enhance Employee Health and Wellness Program (February 4, 2014)

As part of a commitment to improve employee health and well-being, Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) Health System in … Read More »

Interactive Health Awarded Illinois’ Healthiest Employer by Crain’s Chicago Business (January 21, 2014)

Interactive Health is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a 2013 Illinois’ Healthiest Employer by … Read More »

The Top 10 Wellness Articles of 2013 (December 16, 2013)

The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism has compiled their Top 10 Wellness Articles of 2013. … Read More »

How the University of Alabama spurs healthy living with biometric screening (December 11, 2013)

Good example from EBN of integrating screening initiative in an overarching well-being campaign and making wellness positive and … Read More »

Two biometric success stories bring health data to life ()

EBN story on how our client, Elkay Manufacturing, uses biometric screening as a foundation for a comprehensive wellness … Read More »

Interactive Health Recognized as a Top Workplace by The Chicago Tribune (December 10, 2013)

Interactive Health is thrilled to announce they have been recognized as one of The Chicago Tribune’s National Standard … Read More »

Personalize wellness to reach resistant employees (November 18, 2013)

Employee Benefit News article on the importance of personalizing a wellness program for the needs of each individual. … Read More »

Is All the Chatter Mostly Missing the Point? (November 11, 2013)

Insight into why worksite wellness programs should be evaluated on more than just medical cost ROI from the … Read More »

Interactive Health Expands with Addition of New Chief Operating Officer (November 5, 2013)

Interactive Health, a leader and innovator in outcomes-based health and wellness solutions for employers, announced the addition of … Read More »

Trending in 2014: Making Wellness a Strategic Initiative (November 1, 2013)

Healthcare Consumerism magazine article on Wellness Trends, written by our President and CEO, Joseph O’Brien. … Read More »

Press Release: The AHA Exclusively Endorses Workplace Wellness from Interactive Health (April 9, 2013)

Chicago, IL – The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced it has exclusively endorsed Workplace Wellness from Interactive … Read More »

Press Release: “Healthiest Companies in America” Announced; Top-Rated Companies Receive Award for Improving Employee Health (February 26, 2013)

Chicago, IL – Interactive Health today announced the winners of the 2012 annual “Healthiest Companies in America” awards. … Read More »

Press Release: Interactive Health Unveils Comprehensive Wellness Program in Response to Health Care Reform Mandates (January 8, 2013)

Healthy Triumph program focuses on wellness and preventive care 

CHICAGO – Interactive Health, a leader in outcomes-based health … Read More »