Bringing Mindfulness to Work The third-largest health insurance provider in the US introduced a meditation program—and others have followed suit. Mark Bertolini is CEO of Aetna, the third-largest health insurance provider in the United States, and he knows firsthand what mindfulness can do. Eleven years ago a skiing accident left Bertolini with a broken neck … Continued

For this CEO, mindful management means yoga for employees eMindful highlighted as the mindfulness provider to Aetna. Includes clip of eMindful’s teacher, Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. Video Transcript JUDY WOODRUFF: Now to a story about a high-profile and unusual CEO, whose own philosophy and unique life experience has influenced the way things operate day to day … Continued

Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini On Changing Workplace And Health Care    

Business Day At Aetna, a C.E.O.’s Management by Mantra On a recent wintry afternoon, Mark T. Bertolini, the 58-year-old chief executive of Aetna, the health insurer, was sitting in his Hartford office wearing a dark suit and a crisp, white, French-cuffed shirt. But instead of a necktie, he wore a shiny metal amulet engraved with … Continued

Mindfulness Training: A Case Study in Managed Care Kevin Renner, Ruth Quillian Wolever, Ph.D Health costs continue to steadily rise. Some of the reasons driving that increase: Distorted incentives motivate providers to oversupply expensive diagnostic and treatment procedures while encouraging patients to over-consume services. Inexpensive lifestyle approaches to health improvement are rarely covered for individuals, … Continued

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