Al Lewis, JD
Al Lewis wears multiple hats, both professionally and also to cover his bald spot. As founder of Quizzify, he has married his extensive background in trivia with his 30 years experience in healthcare to create an engaging, educational, fully guaranteed and validated, question-and-answer game to teach employees how to spend their money and your money wisely. As an author, his critically acclaimed category-bestselling Why Nobody Believes the Numbers, exposing the innumeracy of the wellness field, was named healthcare book of the year in Forbes. As a consultant, he is widely acclaimed for his expertise in population health outcomes, and is credited by search engines with inventing disease management. As a validator of outcomes, he consults to the Validation Institute, part of an Intel-GE joint venture.
May 21, 2018
The health hazards of workplace wellness programs fall within 6 categories.
May 03, 2018
Since wellness programs have not demonstrated any meaningful cost savings or outcomes improvement, the Affordable Care Act policy allowing financial coercion by employers to force employees into unlicensed, unregulated, wellness programs should be reconsidered. And, yet, a bill currently awaiting a floor vote in Congress would allow greater financial coercion by employers.
March 08, 2018
A new study represents an existential threat to conventional wellness programs. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at the study's findings.
January 24, 2017
When analyzing the effect of workplace wellness and related employee health services, studies invariable attribute savings among participants to the program rather than the more likely
October 10, 2016
While previous studies have revealed concerning issues regarding workplace wellness programs, the industry has now crossed a line. The program chosen as the industry's best actually harmed employees.
February 16, 2016
Whether or not employer wellness programs work remains debated, but the real question to address is whether we are even fighting the right battle.