TITLE

Doctors prove key in changing behavior, reducing costs

AUTHOR(S)
MEYER, LES C.
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;May2009, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need for physician-led health and performance improvement (HPI) in changing workforce behavior. The entry notes that HPI helps employers by encouraging employees to achieve healthy living and positive work performance through the services of trusted clinicians. The section cites that taking personal responsibility for one's health and practicing healthy attitudes is the key to a successful HPI program for employers. It mentions that HPI is driven by trust, results and expectations.
ACCESSION #
40537887

 

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