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Employee EngagementLeadership
December 4, 2019

Returnships – Live, Learn, Mentor

Does art imitate life, or does life imitate art? Both philosophical positions share the idea that life and art mirror each other. In 2015, Totem President, Debbie Schultz, watched The…
Employee EngagementHealth Spend ReductionMedical ConsultingPharmacy Spend Reduction
October 28, 2019

Employee Benefits Consulting: A Complete Guide to Building a Competitive Package

What’s the secret to a fulfilled and engaged workforce in the modern age?   Three words: employee benefits consulting. For today’s workforce, employee benefits are the key to remaining competitive,…
Medical ConsultingPharmacy Spend Reduction
July 31, 2019

6 Ways Your PBM is Ripping You Off (and what you can do about it)

Despite significant pressure from the federal government, PBMs are winning, while employers and patients are struggling to keep up with the increasing costs. In every other industry, innovation has led…
Health Spend ReductionMedical Consulting
July 16, 2019

9 Takeaways from the World Healthcare Congress

The World Healthcare Congress in DC earlier this month was a phenomenal event, and I’ve shared a few key takeaways below. Employers are still facing significant challenges in finding their…
Uncategorized
April 3, 2019

Increase Retention with a Properly Designed HRA

In today’s market, top talent is in short supply, and creating the right culture is critical for success.   Giving employees a sense of value and appreciation through great benefits has…
Medical Consulting
March 15, 2019

3 Pitfalls of the HSA

The HSA was launched in 2004 with great excitement from the employee benefits community. It was crafted with the intention of empowering consumers to make better healthcare decisions. And it’s…
Employee Engagement
March 3, 2019

Service or Technology Focus? Why Not Both?

Technology will never eliminate the need for human interaction.  The proper combination of technology and service allows you to keep pace with the digital world while offering personalized, trained assistance.…
Leadership
January 28, 2019

Why Criticism Leads to Stronger Leadership

It’s been said that if you are not being criticized as a leader, you are not doing it right. Being held to higher standards than others is part of the…