TITLE

Juicing health care cost savings

AUTHOR(S)
Gresham, Lynn
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Apr2007, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features an employee health promotion program by automobile parts manufacturer Rockford Acromatic. Knowing that many of Rockford employees had chronic diseases and a high percentage were overweight, company risk manager Jim Knutson convinced executives to implement a pilot weight-management program from Tangerine Wellness in May 2006. At the end of the program's second quarter, workers at healthy weight increased by six percent.
ACCESSION #
24885329

 

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