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2014-01-24 23:22:55

The availability of wellness programs to improve employee physical health has risen significantly among employers from 27 percent in 2005 to 44 percent in 2011, and wellness program expansion has also grown year-over-year, especially at larger companies. Now companies are recognizing financial wellness as another opportunity to improve productivity and reduce health costs, according to Lockton Companies' Rob Ruotolo. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 The availability of wellness...

2014-01-07 10:39:32

But savings for lifestyle changes are smaller Workplace wellness programs can lower health care costs in workers with chronic diseases, but components of the programs that encourage workers to adopt healthier lifestyles may not reduce health costs or lead to lower net savings, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Examining a large employee wellness program offered by PepsiCo, researchers found that efforts to help employees manage chronic illnesses saved $3.78 in health care costs...

2012-11-19 08:29:09

ST. PAUL, Minn. and NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study from StayWell Health Management and Towers Watson demonstrates that cost savings associated with health risk reduction begin accumulating in as little as one year, particularly for those with chronic conditions. Furthermore, the study demonstrates that, while a reduction in employee health risks leads to immediate cost savings, the accumulation of additional health risks soon leads to substantially higher medical and...