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Workplace wellness programs study : final report / Soeren Mattke, Hangsheng Liu, John P. Caloyeras, Christina Y. Huang, Kristin R. Van Busum, Dmitry Khodyakov, Victoria Shier ; sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

By: Mattke, Soeren [author.].
Contributor(s): Caloyeras, John P [author.] | Huang, Christina Y [author.] | Liu, Hangsheng [author.] | Van Busum, Kristin R [author.] | Rand Corporation [issuing body.] | RAND Health.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Research report (Rand Corporation): Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Rand Corporation, 2013Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 137 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0833081217; 9780833081216.Report number: RR-254-DOLSubject(s): Employee health promotion -- United States | Health behavior -- United States | Health promotion -- United States | Industrial hygiene -- United States | Occupational health services -- United States | Americas | Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms | Behavior | Community Health Services | Delivery of Health Care | Employment | Geographic Locations | Geographicals | Health Behavior | Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services | Health Promotion | Health Services Administration | Health Services | North America | Occupational Health Services | Organization and Administration | Personnel Management | Population Characteristics | Preventive Health Services | Psychiatry and Psychology | Socioeconomic Factors | United States | Workplace | Employee health promotion | Health & Biological Sciences | Health behavior | Health promotion | Industrial hygiene | Industrial Medicine | MEDICAL -- Preventive Medicine | Medicine | Occupational health services | Health Promotion -- United States | Health Promotion | Occupational Health Services -- United States | Occupational Health Services | Health Behavior -- United States | Health Behavior | Workplace -- United States | Workplace | United States | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Workplace wellness programs studyDDC classification: 363.11 Online resources: Digital version
Contents:
Methods -- Employer-based wellness program characteristics and prevalence -- Program impact -- The role of incentives -- Lessons from case studies for program implementation.
Summary: The report investigates the characteristics of workplace wellness programs, their prevalence, their impact on employee health and medical cost, facilitators of their success, and the role of incentives in such programs. The authors employ four data collection and analysis streams: a review of the scientific and trade literature, a national survey of employers, a longitudinal analysis of medical claims and wellness program data from a sample of employers, and five case studies of existing wellness programs in a diverse set of employers to gauge the effectiveness of wellness programs and employees' and employers' experiences.
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Methods -- Employer-based wellness program characteristics and prevalence -- Program impact -- The role of incentives -- Lessons from case studies for program implementation.

The report investigates the characteristics of workplace wellness programs, their prevalence, their impact on employee health and medical cost, facilitators of their success, and the role of incentives in such programs. The authors employ four data collection and analysis streams: a review of the scientific and trade literature, a national survey of employers, a longitudinal analysis of medical claims and wellness program data from a sample of employers, and five case studies of existing wellness programs in a diverse set of employers to gauge the effectiveness of wellness programs and employees' and employers' experiences.

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