By: Alvaro Fernandez
Thank you to the 118 sharp minds who have already ordered their $15 tickets to celebrate Brain Awareness Week by watching the latest on neuroplasticity, brain health and innovation. We need many more well-informed ambassadors of brain health and cognitive fitness, and Read the rest of this entry »
Companies turn to brain games to tackle work stress (Fortune):
“As more and more jobs rely on knowledge work, creativity, and communication skills, it’s not enough to have workers sitting at their desks — they must also be mentally sharp, emotionally present, and free from distraction. The answer for some: brain training.
The fun, game atmosphere of My Brain Solutions helped Nationwide achieve another goal: making the employee assistance program Read the rest of this entry »
The annual wellness visit: An opportunity to improve revenue and patient care (PhysBizTech):
“Medicare recently introduced the Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) to keep Medicare beneficiaries healthy, or help Medicare beneficiaries become healthier, by promoting positive health habits and a healthy lifestyle. Unlike Read the rest of this entry »
Kathleen will run an educational workshop on How Nationwide Insurance rolled-out a Brain-based Corporate Wellness Initiative. An in-depth case study outlining business rationale, vendor selection, pilot test and roll-out, and return-on-investment, at the upcoming 2012 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (June 7-14th, 2012).
Kathleen Herath is the Associate Vice President Health & Productivity at Nationwide Insurance. Kathleen Herath, RN, BSN CRRN, oversees the Health and Productivity strategy Read the rest of this entry »
Q: Where does the SharpBrains Summit take place?
A: The full Summit takes place online; you can access it from your computer anywhere you are connected to the internet. You don’t need to travel anywhere. Watch this 3-minute video to see how it all works.
Q: Why not have a traditional conference in one place?
A: Because we want to bring you the best global speakers at the leading edge of research, market trends and best practices…in an economical way. Gathering the Summit’s extraordinary and diverse speaker roster in one place might be possible..but you’d be paying over $1,500 in combined registration fees and travel expenses. In comparison, Read the rest of this entry »
Brain Resource has agreed to become a Gold Sponsor @ 2012 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (June 7-14th): Optimizing Health through Neuroplasticity, Innovation and Data. Thank you!
Brain Resource brings new insights and new efficiencies to managing brain health. Its proprietary platforms are used to predict who will best respond to what drug, and develop new drugs, to provide objective reports from on-line assessments of brain health across the lifespan (including ADHD, Depression, Anxiety and Schizophrenia), and to match individualized profiles with brain training exercises & interactive videos to optimize wellness & brain function.
The company just announced a very interesting initiative: Aetna Rolls Out MyBrainSolutions Wellness Site (Occupational Health and Safety).