TITLE

Healthy Staff, Healthy Bottom Line

AUTHOR(S)
COMMINS, JOHN
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Jul2009, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the increasing acceptance of wellness programs for hospital staff in the U.S. Scripps Health reports having saved $2.6 million annually in medical and pharmacy costs after enrolling its employees in a wellness program. Key components of a successful wellness program, according to Scripps Health manager of corporate wellness and health promotion Hamilton Mears, include wellness dedicated staff, good measurement systems for risk, and having senior leaders who are committed to the program.
ACCESSION #
42990493

 

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