TITLE

Outcomes-based programs not widely adopted

AUTHOR(S)
LEJEUNE, TRISTAN
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Nov2013, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the findings of a research study on employee wellness programs. The study, conducted by SourceMedia Inc. and bswift LLC, found that the majority of employers do not adopt outcomes-based programs. It also presents the views of Brad Wolfsen, executive director at bswift, on the success of wellness program.
ACCESSION #
91957551

 

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