Health + Productivity Trends2018-07-18T18:51:48+00:00

Health + Productivity Trends

 

The Partners Group Named as One of the Healthiest Employers of Oregon

The Partners Group, a leading Northwest based financial and insurance consulting firm, has been named as one of the Healthiest Employers of Oregon by the Portland Business Journal. This is the eighth consecutive year The Partners Group has been honored to make the list in the 100-499 employee category. “Our core mission is really about protecting, preserving and promoting the well-being and security of our clients and their assets," said Alexa Galluzzo, The Partners Group’s Managing Consultant of Health and Productivity.  “Our wellness program was designed using the same worksite wellness best practices that we partner with our clients on. We believe [...]

Improving Health and Productivity in the Workplace

Moving towards an outcomes-based approach to wellness, with a focus on prevention Article on Seattle Business Magazine Online Alexa Galluzzo, Managing Consultant of Health and Productivity at The Partners Group, discusses moving towards an outcomes-based approach to wellness, with a focus on prevention. "The right strategy for your company - knowing where your risk is and being able to implement programs with targeted interventions to address it mitigates your risk over time." Click here to read the full article and view a helpful video. View entire webinar video In this webinar video we share ideas and strategies for implementing a workplace wellness program [...]

The Benefits of Employee Wellness Programs

At The Partners Group, we continue to see an increase in employers offering wellness programs. This is likely because they're witnessing tangible benefits both to their organization and to their employees. In a recent poll of Northwest employers, we found that nearly 70% of employers were offering some type of wellness program. The program could be a one time activity, for example a walking challenge, or a new worksite policy, such as a smoke free campus, or perhaps transitioning from exclusively sitting desks to sit stand. According to a recent National Business Group on Health study, where employers with less [...]

Six Critical Success Factors for Implementing an Effective Health Contingent Wellness Program

There are six critical success factors for implementing an effective health contingent wellness program. It all begins at the top with leadership support and gaining leadership buy in. For example, you can start with a walk the talk program, so that your managers, supervisors and leaders can experience, first hand, just what they are going to be asking their employees to do. The next step involves using data to inform the strategy, including biometric data, and health risk assessment data. For those of you who may say, "Claims data isn't available to me. Can you still work with biometrics and [...]

Wellness Program Prevention Strategies

It’s important to note that before we can begin to talk about the type of health promotion program appropriate for any organization, we must begin to shift from a culture of sickness and disease to one that is rooted in prevention and wellness. There are a range of activities and interventions geared towards reducing health risks or threats to an employee's health. Listed below are some primary prevention strategies, which are aimed at preventing disease or injury before it happens. Primary prevention strategies– Help people stay healthy and productive: • Nutrition • Movement • Ergonomics • Lifestyle management • Health [...]

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Employee Benefits

The Employee Benefits Division of The Partners Group serves the employee benefit needs of over 500 West Coast employers, with offices in Portland, Lake Oswego, and Bend, OR; Bellevue, WA; and Bozeman MT. Our benefits consulting team specializes in providing a highly-consultative approach coupled with problem-solving wellness analytics, to help employers reduce healthcare costs, improve employee health, and create long-term health plan stability.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting Division of The Partners Group is dedicated to consulting with healthcare systems and jumbo employers to manage the health and well being of their employees, families, and communities. Our focus is to provide an innovative, solution-oriented service that capitalizes on data to pinpoint potential problems. Whether it be uncovering potential sources of escalating healthcare costs, or other anomalies in data, this service provides endless, problem-solving advantages to a variety of industries.

Commercial Insurance

The Partners Group Commercial Insurance Division manages the business risks for hundreds of employers. We provide an unmatched depth and breadth in commercial insurance and risk management services combined with extraordinary people who possess an unusual ability to connect on a personal level. We work hard to understand the unique risks and exposures of your business, and identify the solutions to provide the right coverage for the right price. As an independent company The Partners Group can tailor solutions to work specifically for you, even creating new policies and programs, if that’s what you need.

Private Client Services

The Partners Group Private Client Services Division advises business owners and high income shareholder groups comprising just over 3,200 successful individuals, families and medical professionals on investment services, retirement planning, and personal insurance. We’ve been in business for over 30 years as a privately held company based in the Northwest, and we’re here to stay. Additionally, we are not tied to products and plans. We provide various platforms and a multitude of options to fit your needs, which can change over time as your life changes. When you work with TPG Private Client Services, you’re dealing with the shareholders of this firm, and we are honored to play a role your life, your family’s lives, and your next generation’s lives.