Wellness Programs Gain in Popularity, Take On New Approaches

Rotenberk, Lori
August 2007
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Aug2007, Vol. 81 Issue 8, p30
Trade Publication
The article reports on the wellness programs instituted by companies in the U.S. Companies are instituting health programs to encourage their employees engage in healthier lifestyle and help reduce healthcare costs. They also offer incentives for employees who complete such programs. For instance, the North Carolina Banker Association offers premium reductions to participants of the program. Gifts are also offered to those who complete a health survey. The Cleveland Clinic offered free smoking cessation classes to job applicants.


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