The effectiveness of physical activity monitoring and distance counselling in an occupational health setting - a research protocol for a randomised controlled trial (CoAct)
- Workplace services. DUNNING, MATT // Business Insurance;3/30/2015, Vol. 49 Issue 7, pS008
'The article focuses on the move by many employers of offering on-site and near-site health care services as a way to control medical costs and improve employees' overall health. Topics covered include a study which shows that the percentage of employers investing in those services vary...
- Fitness programs are paying off, companies discover. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Jul2004, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p8
Advises employers on the benefits of employee fitness programs. Improvement in performance; Reduction in absenteeism and healthcare costs.
- Start at the finish line: Building results-oriented wellness programs. PUCK, MICHAEL // Employee Benefit News;Jun2009, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p38
The article offers tips on investing in a successful wellness program for employees. It describes the three types of wellness programs, such as awareness-oriented, activity-oriented and results-oriented. These types of programs are said to work toward the same end, such as a healthier workforce,...
- CE questions. // Occupational Health Management;Jun2008, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p68
A quiz concerning the occupational health management is presented.
- Study: Price-checking can slash medical bills. RAJALA, LI ISA // New Hampshire Business Review;11/13/2015, Vol. 37 Issue 24, p40
The article offers information on the importance of price-checking in the medical procedures and bills.
- Be Fit, Pay Lower Health Costs. // Environmental Nutrition;Aug2012, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p1
The article puts forth that according to the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study that analyzed data from Medicare and insurance claims, fit middle-age adults incur medical costs lower by 38 percent as compared to their unfit counterparts, later in life.
- Incremental Costs of Enrolling Cancer Patients in Clinical Trials: a Population-Based Study. Wagner, Judith L.; Alberts, Steven R.; Sloan, Jeff A.; Cha, Steven; Killian, Jill; O'Connell, Michael J.; Van Grevenhof, Priscilla; Lindman, Jed; Chute, Christopher G. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;05/19/99, Vol. 91 Issue 10, p847
Provides information on a study which compared incremental medical costs attributable to participation in cancer treatment trials. Subjects and methods; Results of the study; Discussion of the findings.
- Health-based wealth. Koury, Fred // Smart Business St. Louis;Jun2010, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p4
The article discusses how companies can set up a health program. It cites Motorola's health program which provides free membership to its wellness centers, flu shots and a variety of health education plans for their employees, family members and retirees. It points out that any health...
- Health Insurance and Personal Responsibility. LEVINE, ROBERT A. // Moderate Voice;04/16/2013, p5
The article presents the author's views on personal responsibility in one's health which is considered a crucial factor in determining the premiums for life insurance in the U.S. He states that many employees are negligent about their health despite the financial incentives given by their...