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Wellness Pays

Employers can expect a $3.00 to $6.00 return for each dollar invested in wellness. Direct and indirect cost savings include reducing absenteeism and poor productivity at work.
-American Journal of Preventive Medicine

In a typical company, 58% of employees have medical conditions that are unknown and/or not being treated, and require some type of medical intervention.
-Interactive Health Solutions

The proportion of all annual medical costs that are due to obesity increased from 6.5 % in 1998 to 9.1 percent in 2006, totaling $147 billion.
-Centers for Disease Control

The average premium for a company-provided family health insurance plan rose from $5,791in 1999 to $13,375 in 2009.
Kaiser Family Foundation

Each one percent increase in a person’s BMI (Body Mass Index) correlates to $120 additional health care expenses.
-Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA

Up to 50% of health care expenditures are lifestyle related and potentially preventable. Yet, less than 5% of the average $5,000 per employee spent on health care is used for screening and prevention.
-Boston Globe, March 22, 2006.

A consolidation of numerous studies found that a healthy workforce rewards employers with:
• 28% reduction in sick leave absenteeism
• 26% reduction in use of the health care benefit
• 30% reduced worker’s comp claims disability management.
Larry Chapman “Meta-evaluatiuon of Worksite Health Promotion Economic Studies”,The American Journal of Health Promotion, 2003.

Save Money. Save Lives.

Why invest time and resources toward wellness

It is a simple fact. When healthy lifestyles, change and disease prevention is promoted in the workplace, both employees and employers benefit. Wellnessworks not only provides the mechanism to integrate wellness with work, but also provides qualitative and quantitative data to prove your program's success.

Wellnessworks, through its Health Management System, calculates the measured return on your investment.

>Determine company baselines in key health areas
>Identify areas of concern and set improvement goals
>Associate specific costs with specific health measurements and determine results
>Determine company baselines in key health areas
>Identify areas of concern and set improvement goals
>Associate specific costs with specific health measurements and determine results
>Easy-to-use reporting engine allows you to decide how you would like to measure ROI

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