TITLE

Workers More Likely to Participate in Wellness Programs When Offered Financial Incentives

AUTHOR(S)
Cable, Josh
PUB. DATE
November 2014
SOURCE
EHS Today Exclusive Insight;11/10/2014, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on research which revealed the increased possibility of employee participation in telephone health coaching program when employers offer financial incentives. Topics discussed include telephone health coaching services offered by some insurers and employer wellness programs, the research methodology employed and implications of the findings according to lead author and Obesity Society member Jason Block, and recommendations for employers developing wellness programs.
ACCESSION #
99350413

 

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