Healthy employees can have a measurable, positive impact on productivity and your overall business. A 2009 study in the American Journal of Cardiology found that after a six-month worksite health intervention that included things such as health education, nutrition counseling and physical activity promotion, average employee annual medical claim costs decreased 48 percent for the […]
Connie Crowell, health and wellness program manager at The Standard from 2012 to 2015, designed programs and tools to support and help employees improve their health and well-being. Her philosophy is to engage employees in wellness initiatives that will produce health and wellness improvement across the company and, in turn, lower health care claims and costs while improving productivity and engagement.
Connie discovered her love of wellness while teaching fitness classes in her late teens. She decided then and there that she wanted to devote herself to helping people live happier lives by improving their health and well-being. She still subscribes to these ideals today, as most weekends you can find her enjoying the outdoors — rain or shine — with her two daughters.
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If you want to reduce costs associated with your employees’ health care, where do you start? Companywide health screenings can be a great way to better understand the needs of your employees and arm them with information they need to lead healthier lives. In turn, this can result in more productive employees and potential cost […]
According to a 2013 study by ABI Research, more than 13 million wearable health trackers will be incorporated into businesses’ wellness plans by 2018.
If there were a buzzword in the employee benefits space in the last few years, “wellness” would be it. Employers are paying more attention to employee health than ever before. And for good reason.
Employees spend many of their waking hours at work or commuting, which can take a toll on their health, especially if they’re stressed or seated at a desk during the day. You can motivate employees to invest in their well-being by rewarding them with incentives for wellness participation and/or healthy outcomes.