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Back-to-School Backpack Safety Guide

Posted by on Aug 7, 2019 in Feature, Health and Wellness

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For many parents, preparing for back-to-school includes purchasing one of the most important essentials for their child: a backpack. Depending on course load and after-school activities, some children and teens may carry around a backpack all day long, five days a week. If a backpack is too big, overloaded or fits awkwardly, it can cause issues like shoulder and back pain, fatigue and even injury. The following tips will help you confidently choose a backpack with health and safety in mind.

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Mental Health is Health

Posted by on Aug 1, 2019 in Feature, Health and Wellness

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Mental health conditions are very common and very real. In fact, nearly one in five adults lives with a mental illness in the United States. This suggests that either you or someone you know is affected by a mental health condition.

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Virtual Access to Primary Care

Posted by on Jun 19, 2019 in Access, Digital Health, Feature, Innovation

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Sutter Health Plus members in the San Francisco Peninsula area now have access to TeraPractice, an innovative virtual-first primary care experience that offers easy, mobile access to personalized care.

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Three New Walk-In Care Locations Now Open

Posted by on May 7, 2019 in Access, Feature, Network, News

Sutter Health is opening new doors to same-day care in Northern California. The latest Sutter Walk-In Care locations include Sacramento, Rancho Cordova, and San Jose.

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Covered Benefits and Support for Diabetes

Posted by on Apr 10, 2019 in Access, Feature, Health and Wellness, News

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According to a 2017 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes affects 9.4 percent of the U.S. population and continues to be a growing health concern. Managing diabetes requires mindful awareness, and appropriate health screenings and care. Sutter Health Plus members have access to products, important benefits, resources and coordinated care for the treatment of diabetes.

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How Thinking Like a Marketer Helps Promote Health Plan Benefits to Employees

Posted by on Apr 4, 2019 in Feature, News, People

An image of SHP Vice President, Monica MajorsIn this article published for the Sacramento, Silicon Valley and San Francisco Business Journals, Monica Majors, Sutter Health Plus Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Health Plan Products, shares her thoughts on promoting health plan benefits for employees.

As an employer or HR benefits manager, your success hinges on maintaining a healthy, engaged team of employees. Offering a compensation package—including a comprehensive health plan with access to a high-quality network—is key to attracting and retaining a competitive workforce, minimizing worker absenteeism and improving employee wellness. After choosing the right health plan for your business, the next step is to help your employees understand and get the maximum value of their benefits. And to do this you need to think like a marketer.

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