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The Real ROI for Employee Wellness Programs

Jennifer Schaefer - in Column

 An upbeat, healthy, happy, productive and revenue-generating workforce -- Isn’t that what every employer wants? You can’t connect smiles on faces to sales, or inches lost to revenue gained, but employers can measure the effectiveness of their employee…

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Investing in a Culture of Healthy Eating

Natasha Léger - in Worksite Wellness

Americans spend approximately half of their waking hours at work. While employers may suggest that the majority of these individuals are healthy, the data indicates otherwise. These “healthy” individuals are at risk of being diagnosed with a medical illness…

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The Bottom Line on Wellness

Sue Parks - in News & Insights

The Bottom Line The success of a wellness program, in terms of changed behavior and the bottom line, hinges on integrating all planning, activities and efforts into one vibrant, measurable initiative. A key requirement of this integration and the development…

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Employee Healthcare Cost Containment – A Strategy that Works

Jonathan Spero, M.D - in Economics

American employers will be looking forward to another year of rising healthcare costs for their employees and dependents. Despite countless incremental solutions such as wellness programs, consumer driven healthcare and provider payment reform, there has been…

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Will Employer Sponsored Insurance Erode Over Time?

Rajeev Mudumba - in Economics

Last week, I read a few articles that were lambasting last quarter’s McKinsey Health care research study.