The Health Incentive community showcases the latest news and innovative trends employers use to reward their employee population to participate in a wellness program or for making healthier lifestyle choices.
Wellness is not working. Let’s be honest -- despite more than 30 years of effort at improving population health and thousands of wellness companies offering all sorts of solutions, an honest look at the health of the average U.S. citizen reveals that it is tragically poor compared with what it
Rewards and incentives in health care is a hot topic today. After all, health rewards are a very powerful means for inducing desired behaviors, and many studies have reinforced the value of a healthy workforce on the top line and bottom line for corporations. It is no longer a question
It has become commonplace to discuss the decline in engagement and focus among the American workforce. Experts have examined numerous theories as to why engagement is on an alarming decline and suggested an abundance of ideas to solve this crisis.
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A new national survey of employer views on the use of employee health incentives (rewards) and disincentives (penalties), found that of those companies responding, 82 percent offer some form of incentives and/or disincentives. There is also a growing interest in outcomes-based incentive strategies (i.e. reaching
This Consensus Statement was prepared by a Joint Committee of the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO), American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), American Cancer Society (ACS) and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN), American Diabetes Association, and American Heart Association (AHA). This
What a difference less than a year can make. Unlike the start of 2011, the Incentive Research Foundation’s (IRF) latest survey of incentive industry trends finds planners struggling with the effects of an economy caught in a slow recovery.
Reward-driven wellness programs are emerging as one of the most flexible and effective approaches to curb exploding health care costs.