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Coaching supports long-term change

The Essential Role of Coaching in Driving Behavior Change

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most chronic diseases could be prevented or reversed through changes in lifestyle. But making those changes can be …

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Support for long-term weight loss

Accountability and Coaching Support a Participant in Living a Healthier Lifestyle

As a goal-driven person, Donna was inspired by her co-workers to join the Newtopia program. Donna admitted that while she likes setting goals, she also …

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Personalized Habit Change Experience

Personalization is a Game-Changer for Employee Health Improvement Programs

Investing in an employee health improvement program brings a two-fold benefit. The most obvious benefit is that it can significantly lower healthcare costs by reducing chronic disease and associated complications among …

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Now is the Perfect Time to Revitalize Your Employee Benefits Program

Open enrollment is nearing for many companies—a time of year that is stressful for benefits managers. Paperwork, company-wide meetings, deadlines, and countless emails are no …

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Newtopia Participant Shares His Journey to Eat Healthier and Exercise More

Shon decided to join Newtopia’s program to get insight on how to eat healthier and exercise more. He felt that he needed someone to encourage him to do the right things, focus on the successes, learn …

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Recognized by the CDC as an Alternative DPP

Newtopia Announces CDC Recognition

In spring of 2020, Newtopia was notified that the company had earned Full CDC recognition as an alternative curriculum for our diabetes prevention program from the United States Department of Health …

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Bill Van Wyck joins Newtopia as Chief Technology Officer and Head of Product

Newtopia is pleased to welcome healthcare entrepreneur and technology executive Bill Van Wyck as its new Chief Technology Officer and Head of Product. Bill is …

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What Separates Good Benefit Design From Great Benefit Design?

The evolution of employee benefit plans in the US has been an ebb and flow of many market dynamics, political interests, and social principles. Many may not know that some of the earliest forms …

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Reducing the financial impact of metabolic syndrome

Reducing the Financial Impact of Metabolic Syndrome

The CDC reports that each metabolic risk factor causes US employers more than $2 billion in absenteeism costs each year. But that pales in comparison …

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Nine Opportunities to Optimize Your Health Benefits Programs

While we’re in the midst of a global pandemic, there’s another disease silently spreading around the country—one that costs employers millions in healthcare dollars and one that significantly reduces quality and length of life. We’re talking …

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