TITLE

Clear incentives, communication help Louisiana health system find wellness success

AUTHOR(S)
MOLLOHAN, JOAN K.
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Jun2010, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
51779166

 

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