Increasingly, employers are looking to data analysis and predictive modeling to identify and understand the health factors driving the cost of their health benefits program. With approximately 75% of health care cost attributable to people with chronic diseases, and the extensive body of evidence attributing chronic disease to lifestyle factors such as smoking, poor eating habits and physical inactivity, these same employers are actively seeking ways to promote positive changes in employees’ lifestyles by helping them reduce their health risk factors.
Corporate wellness programs have proven effective in a wide variety of industries and implementations, improving employee health, decreasing burden on the healthcare plan and system, and even enhancing employee satisfaction. Further, it can bolster hiring practices and decrease turnover. Beyond this, wellness programs play a positive role in an organization’s ethics. Learn more about employee health improvement and corporate wellness programs here.benefits consultation, corporate wellness, employee health improvement, group health wellness