American Express: Leveraging Non-traditional Disease Education into Wellness Strategies

Sep 30, 2015 2:45 PM ET

Many people may not know that health nonprofits do more than invest research money for cures. The discoveries that come from research include why diseases occur, therapies and medications that can help manage them and the information that can be shared from breakthroughs. From research comes learning, and from learning comes educational opportunities to help those impacted by the very conditions that many nonprofit health organizations set out to find cures for.

Here, Denise Erickson and Maureen McCluskey, corporate health managers at American Express, share how they blended health nonprofits in nontraditional disease education with traditional resources to develop a program that positively affected the health and wellness of their employees. Read more...