The Road to Wellness Is Starting at the Office

The Road to Wellness Is Starting at the Office – WSJ.com

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Good summary of business efforts around wellness – with some results.  Good summary of tactics:

Employers and employees are starting to see some positive cost and medical results from corporate wellness programs:

 Such programs typically offer health screenings free or at little cost.

 Some employers require workers to undergo a health-risk assessment to qualify for medical coverage.

 At-risk employees may be contacted by a nurse suggesting follow-up action.

 Workers can get perks like subsidized weight-loss and quit-smoking programs.

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