Clear incentives, communication help Louisiana health system find wellness success

June 2010
Employee Benefit News;Jun2010, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p49
This article discusses the use of incentives programs by Ochsner Health System, a nonprofit integrated health care system in Louisiana. It highlights the goal of the health care system to improve employee wellness and reduce health care costs. It also explores the application of a communication approach by the system to accelerate employee participation in a wellness program. In addition, the article identifies the benefits of the incentive programs including the ability of employees to capture their daily activity.


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