A new study indicates: Yes!

You’re here, and so you already know this!

In a study of 7,804 employees, findings indicated that there were significant drops in health risks among  high-risk employees. And that risk alleviation is going to have a direct impact on an employer’s bottom line:

“The current sick care model in the U.S. is not designed to meet real health and wellness needs. Employers fund the majority of the economic burden of this broken system. They pay increasing costs of medical care while the health care system spends less than $.05 of every health care dollar on prevention.”

— Dr. Ronald Loeppke, president and vice chairman of U.S. Preventive Medicine and lead author of the study

 

Read the full article at: Benefits Pro‘s Study underscores effectiveness of wellness programs

 

 

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