ROI Of Healthier Employees
Reap The Benefits (ROI) of Healthier Employees!
Corporations bear the financial weight of America’s BIGGEST HEALTH CRISIS. It is in the best interest for a company to prevent illness and ensure that their employees are fit, healthy, and productive.
- Healthier bottom line
- Reduces healthcare and premium costs
- Increases employee productivity
- Reduces absenteeism
- Reduces on-the-job injuries and workers’ compensation costs
- Reduces disability management costs
- Improves interaction and communication with customers/clients
- Promotes essential team-building
- Improves employee morale
- Helps recruit and retain effective employees
Create a corporate forum/wellness program for change in health, weight and wellness
Lower health costs and enhance work performance
Get massive tangible and intangible Return On Investment (ROI)
- Overweight individuals have higher healthcare utilization rates (1)
- A typical workforce of American adults is two thirds overweight/obese
- Helps with improved health/weight issues at home, as well as healthier relationships
- Shows good-will from the company and sends out the important message of self-responsibility
- Studies show that employees who enter into a competition with their colleagues achieve an average 97 % success rate
- There is a proven advantage to group support for successful weight-loss with co-workers
- Promotes health, weight loss and wellnessEven a weight loss of 5 – 15% of body weight can significantly improve weight-related conditions
- Preventable illnesses make up approximately 70% of the burden of illness and its associated cost (5)
- 36% higher annual healthcare costs
- 39% higher costs for primary care visits
- 105% higher pharmacy costs
- Obese employees cost American businesses up to 52% more in annual healthcare costs vs. healthy weight employees, not to mention the impact of obesity on absenteeism, disability and presenteeism(4)
- 39 million lost work days, 239 million restricted-activity days, 90 million bed-rest days, and 63 million physician office visits per year are linked to obesity(3)
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(1) (Thompson D, et al.“Body Mass Index and Future Healthcare Costs: A Retrospective Cohort Study.” Obesity Research. 2001; 9(3):210-218)
(2) American Obesity Association. “Health Effects of Obesity.” American Obesity Association Fact Sheet. 2000; 1-4.
(3) Wolf, AM, Colditz, GA. “Current Estimates of the Economic Cost of Obesity in the United States.” Obesity Research.1998; 6:97-106.
(4) Burton WN, et al.The Economic Costs Associated with Body Mass Index in a Workplace. J Occup Environ Med. Sept 1998;40(9):786 792.
(5) Wellness Council of America