Launching An Employee Wellness Program

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Imagine this: it’s the end of a long week and the CXO pulls you aside and says, “Let’s launch an employee wellness program. Research some vendor options and let’s discuss on Monday.” No problem. There are literally thousands of corporate wellness vendors in US, so you should be able to find a suitable option with little trouble. Right? Wrong as can be.

Workplace Wellness Programs: Economics of Price

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Wellness programs are priced all over the map. Some are mere pennies per month for access to non-customized, web-based educational content. Some are literally thousands per year and are reserved for the c-suite. In between are annual health risk assessment questionnaires (HRAs) and interactive web content for twenty to forty dollars per employee per year; yearly biometric screening and HRA at $50 - $100 per participant; biometric screen + HRA + interactive web content + coaching at $80 – $200 per participant per year (with the price varying mainly by the intensity of the coaching). With all of these choices, what ought a company to do?

So What's The ROI

Thursday, April 9, 2015

You got a wellness program?... So what's the ROI?
Why is it that the wellness industry is expected to return multiples on an employer’s investment? It may seem odd to ask this question because it would seem obvious that employers have an obligation to demand a positive ROI on each of their investments. Economic theory asserts this will be the case when an actor, whether individual or corporate, is faced with a spending decision. Reality, however, is somewhat different.

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