Next webinar: Consumerism: Drug Ads

Date: August 27, 2019 | Time: 12 to 12:20 p.m. ET | Register Now

Direct-to-consumer drug advertising often emphasizes lifestyle over information such as side effects and cost. Renata Jalosinski, a registered pharmacist at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, will discuss the evolution of DTC advertising, including U.S. Food & Drug Administration requirements and guidelines, as well as legislation that may affect the future of drug advertising. We’ll discuss the nature of these ads, and the importance of relying on the clinical advice of doctors and pharmacists to make informed treatment choices.

If you have questions or feedback about Virtual Well-Being, please send an email to BlueCrossVirtualWell-Being@bcbsm.com.

Consumerism: Drug Ads

August 27, 2019 12:00 PM ET

Direct-to-consumer drug advertising often emphasizes lifestyle over information such as side effects and cost. Renata Jalosinski, a registered pharmacist at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, will discuss the evolution of DTC advertising, including U.S. Food & Drug Administration requirements and guidelines, as well as legislation that may affect the future of drug advertising. We’ll … Continue reading Consumerism: Drug Ads

Empower Your Employees to Make Healthy Lifestyle Changes to Regulate Blood Sugars and Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

September 3, 2019 12:00 PM ET

Empower your employees to live healthier and fight chronic conditions, such as diabetes. Grace Derocha, a certified diabetes educator and registered dietitian at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, will talk about how diabetes affects your employees’ productivity and morale. Learn how to help them self-manage with nutritious food choices, exercise, good sleep and stress … Continue reading Empower Your Employees to Make Healthy Lifestyle Changes to Regulate Blood Sugars and Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Proper Use of Care

September 10, 2019 12:00 PM ET

Emergency room use has steadily increased for many years in the United States. The cost of ER visits can have a profound effect on any organization. Your Virtual Well-Being Coordinator Matt Wozny will provide tips to educate your employees on the proper use of care.

Cancer Awareness

September 17, 2019 12:00 PM ET

According to the American Cancer Society, 39.6% of people will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives. Virtual Well-Being Coordinator Matt Wozny will provide ideas to promote cancer awareness activities and events throughout the year and provide you with a cancer awareness calendar.

Healthy Nutrition at Work

September 24, 2019 12:00 PM ET

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Registered Dietitian Susan Okonkowski will provide ways to help your employees recognize the facts behind nutritional trends, and offer advice about how to establish a long-term approach to healthy eating to fuel the body to be its best.

 

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Matt Wozny, MPH, CSCS Matt is the Blue Cross® Virtual Well-Being coordinator who will be leading the employer and member webinars. He has more than nine years of experience in health and wellness, and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist. Matt has a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Saginaw Valley State University and a master’s degree in public health from Oakland University. He’s excited to share his expertise with Blue Cross customers and members. If you have questions or feedback about Virtual Well-Being, please send an email to BlueCrossVirtualWell-Being@bcbsm.com.