Productivity savings from disease management

Lewis, Al
June 2005
Employee Benefit News;6/15/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p48
Provides information on the tools that companies can use to determine their productivity savings from disease management. Subjective self-assessments available where employees estimate how many days of work they have missed due to their own or family members' chronic diseases; Overview of a formula suggested to calculate productivity savings from disease management; Difference in measuring presenteeism with absenteeism.


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