Category Archives: Health & Wellness

Enrolled in the SMU Medical Plan?  MDLIVE is Now Available!

Getting sick is never convenient and finding time to get to the doctor can be difficult. MDLIVE enables you and your enrolled family members to visit independently contracted, board-certified doctors when you need care.  Access to MDLIVE doctors is available … Continue reading

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October 29, 2017 is World Stroke Day!

Stroke is the #2 cause of death in the world. Someone on the planet has a stroke every two seconds. The good news is that prevention and treatment work together to end stroke. And, together, stroke heroes are helping. Stroke … Continue reading

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A Change Is Coming To Your Mail Order Pharmacy Vendor

Prime Therapeutics PrimeMail Combines With Walgreens Mail Service Prime Therapeutics PrimeMail recently combined with Walgreens Mail Service. Your PrimeMail prescription(s) will now be filled by Walgreens Mail Service. The mail service phone number (877-357-7463), Customer Service hours of operation (24/7) … Continue reading

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Beneficiary Designations

It is very important that you designate one or more beneficiaries for your SMU Basic Group Life Insurance and, if enrolled, your Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance.  It is equally important to designate beneficiaries for your SMU 403(b) Retirement Plan.  … Continue reading

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SMU Wellpower – 2016 Program Kickoff

At SMU, we realize that the simple, everyday choices we all make have the power to impact every area of our well-being – from our emotional and physical health to our job performance, finances and much more. SMU Wellpower is … Continue reading

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Spiritual Tools During Times of Transition

This workshop is being offered by Judy Henneberger, Associate Chaplain to the University. The session is offered to help members of our community adjust to change and transition. Together we will explore ways to experience faith in moving forward. Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD)

The following information is provided by SMU’s EAP provider, Magellan Health Services. When a person experiences a traumatic or dangerous event, a series of chemical reactions are triggered within the body. These reactions are designed to help handle a threat … Continue reading

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Retirement and Healthy Aging

The following information is provided by  Magellan Health Services, provider of SMU’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Prepare for an active, healthy retirement If you’re nearing retirement, do you have a well-defined plan for your retired life? Today the average American spends … Continue reading

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On-Line Beneficiary Designation Required for Insurance!

SMU provides Basic Group Life Insurance to benefits-eligible faculty and staff.  In addition, you may have elected voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance and/or Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance at some point during your SMU career. At the time you were … Continue reading

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Wellpower Welcomes a New Onsite Health Coach

SMU Wellpower and Healthways welcome Rhea Li as our new part-time onsite health coach. Rhea is a registered dietitian with a Bachelor’s degree in nutrition and a Master’s degree in public health with a focus on health education and health … Continue reading

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