President Obama met with health related companies yesterday to, among other things, urge them to create and enable wellness programs at the corporate level.
A White House fact sheet said:

“As a result of many successful programs at businesses across the country, workers have become more engaged in their own health care, productivity is increasing, absenteeism is dropping, and employers are passing some of their health care savings to their workers,” the White House said in a fact sheet.

“Employers are discovering that improving quality of care can reduce health care costs. Small actions in the workplace can generate large benefits.”

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We couldn’t agree more! We know some people who have a fantastic walking program program for corporate wellness.