UnityPoint Health Occupational Medicine Newsletter | July 2014


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DOT, FFD, and Wellness, oh my! DOT, FFD, and Wellness, oh my! And a couple of other tidbits, too...

New Health Insurance Plans from UnityPoint & Partners

Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Hy-Vee and UnityPoint Health jointly announced a unique new option in health insurance, collaboratively designed to reward customers for healthy behaviors.  READ MORE...

Preparing for Your DOT Medical Exam

Drivers with some common medical conditions or medications should collect the required documentation from their personal doctors before their scheduled DOT medical examination.  READ MORE...

NSC Offers Precautions for Opioid Painkiller Use

With the highest percetange of overdose deaths attributed to prescription opioids, the National Safety Council has good reason to offer the following tips to consumers and employers in regard to using these medications safely.  READ MORE...

Using Fitness for Duty Evaluations

For employees returning to work after a personal injury or those who exhibit signs of decreased performance or ability at work, a Fitness for Duty Evaluation may be warranted. But get your ducks in a row first.  READ MORE...

Coaching for Wellness Performance

Teams are only as good as their coaches. And wellness programs are only as good as their wellness coaches. The similarity is uncanny, and if you dare, read on to hear a bit about my exploits at youth soccer.  READ MORE...


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