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 needs to lighten up. It is too heavy as a category and sadly is misaligned with the very individuals it is trying to impact: consumers (yes, employees are consumers). Layer on that it is delivered top down from an employer solely to their employees and it is heavier.
There is a prevailing sentiment as I talk to health care professionals that the future of consumer engagement is around rewards. I actually agree with that. Rewards are an incredibly powerful feedback mechanism to acknowledge desired behaviors.
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
Working while sick costs employers billions in lost productivity
Everyone wants to be active and stay healthy, but it’s not always easy to get started and stay motivated. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey members have new online tools, with financial incentives to encourage them to start and continue a program to
CCA will now be known as the Population Health Alliance (PHA)
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
Reward-driven wellness programs are emerging as one of the most flexible and effective approaches to curb exploding health care costs.