A health challenge can be an unexpected hurdle for employees. Employers can play a role in making sure they have the support and benefits they need to get them on the road to recovery.
In our top stories this week, employers are exploring ways to help employees through serious health concerns, like a cancer diagnosis or long COVID. Cancer survivor and CEO Liya Shuster-Bier founded Alula, which provides resources for cancer patients and caregivers. She shared how her boss supported her through a leave of absence for treatment, and how to facilitate open conversations with a manager around an employee’s care needs.
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Supporting employees means making sure they’re getting the most out of their health plans. A new partnership between Crossover Health and Matrix Clinical Solutions wants to streamline the process of seeking preventative care and any additional services an employee may need. Promoting positive relationships with healthcare providers can encourage healthy habits, like annual physicals and screenings, as well as vaccines.
Take a look at how these new benefits are prioritizing the health and well-being of employees:
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