Return on Investment / Total Lives Saved
A few stats on Return on Investment
Return on Investment of every wellness dollar spent, according to the American Journal of Health Promotion, which conducted an analysis of 56 wellness studies to arrive at an ROI average. This ROI figure is much higher than the $3 or $4 that most wellness ROI studies have claimed.
Percent reduction in sick leave & absenteeism at companies with work site health promotions
Percent of health care costs due to lost productivity associated with poor health
Cost of worker compensation and wage replacement due to illness
Percent of employees who said that they stayed at their jobs because of the wellness benefits their employers offer, according to a Principal Financial Group survey
Percent of employees participating in a wellness program who reported missing fewer days of work.
Collected from Wikipedia: The Health Benefits of Walking
"Sustained walking sessions for a minimum period of thirty to sixty minutes a day, five days a week, with the correct walking posture, reduces health risks and has various overall health benefits, such as reducing the chances of cancer, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, anxiety and depression. Life expectancy is also increased even for individuals suffering from obesity or high blood pressure. Walking also increases bone health, especially strengthening the hip bone, and lowering the more harmful low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, and raises the more useful good high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol.
Studies have found that walking can also prevent dementia and Alzheimer's."
From Wikipedia: Health Benefits of Walking. Click to see sources.
Dollars We've Saved our Clients
From numerous studies on the cost of obesity
The direct yearly medical cost of being obese in the U.S. is $1,723 per obese person. Being overweight is a bargain at $266.According to the CDC (source) 33.8% of U.S. adults are obese, an additional 34.4% of U.S. adults are overweight.
From Direct medical cost of overweight and obesity in the USA: a quantitative systematic review in Obesity Reviews.