Lisa Wendorff, marketing communications specialist
Lisa Wendorff joined The Alliance in 2015 and currently serves as the cooperative’s marketing communications specialist. Her responsibilities include the development of effective communications and marketing materials for Alliance members and business partners.
Previously, Lisa worked at a founding member of The Alliance for 17 years as a marketing specialist. Lisa received her master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in Communications with an emphasis in Corporate Communications.
“We can train ourselves to be happier,” said Dr. Kevin McCabe told the audience on Jan. 24, at the Alliance Learning Circle event: Does Happy = Healthy? (Transitioning from a Wellness Plan to a Well-Being Program). Learn how to train your brain and the five principles of happiness.
The trend of medical cost increases has leveled off, but it still outpaces inflation.So what is driving health care costs? And where are employers spending their health care dollars?
It’s been a decade of change for health care plan designs. And consumer-driven health plans (CDHPs) are the biggest change of all, according to John Young, CEO of Consumerdriven. Young explained why CDHPs are “nearing universal use” and why employers need them at The Alliance Annual Meeting Oct. 25.
Health care costs and quality can vary wildly. Employers know this. But how can employers better explain this to their employees who participate in the company’s health plan?
The Alliance believes in professional development for all staff members. That’s why identifying professional development opportunities is a standard item for all employees to discuss with their supervisors during annual performance reviews.
Cooperatives (or co-ops) are formed by community leaders who join together in a mission to reach (and exceed) common goals. Many of the businesses you see every day – like The Alliance – are co-ops. But, what makes co-ops different?
“Working makes us feel normal. Even if your life is chaotic, you want to feel normal.” Lillie Shockney shared that insight at The Alliance Learning Circle event, “Cancer in the Workplace: Current Cancer Care Issues for Employers” on March 16.
Cancer is typically one of the highest-cost conditions for an employer’s health plan. So it’s best to be prepared and have supportive resources ready when an employee says, “I have cancer.”
When you attend an Alliance Learning Circle (ALC) event, you have a chance to learn the latest in benefit plan design from local and nationally-known expert speakers.
Telemedicine is changing the landscape of traditional health care. Is adding telemedicine to your benefit plan a good fit for your employees?