When Claims Data Aren't Enough...An Expert Interview With John Riedel On Workforce Health And Productivity
Because the indirect costs of lost productivity are sometimes double or even triple that of medical costs, the topic of productivity measurement is catching the attention of many wellness
professionals and business leaders. In an effort to explain current health and productivity management strategies, John Riedel of Riedel & Associates and the Integrated Benefits Institute
co-developed the report, Workforce Health and Productivity: How Employers Measure, Benchmark and Use Productivity Outcomes. This undertaking resulted in a valuable resource for American
employers, which highlights how nine American businesses are successfully integrating productivity measurement with their worksite health initiatives.
Managing Weight At Work... The Top Three Things American Businesses Can Do To Promote Healthier Eating
As a wellness professional charged with the health and well-being of your employees, you know how difficult it can be to facilitate programs that promote healthier eating at the worksite. South
Carolina physician and nationally-recognized expert, Dr. Ann Kulze knows all too well about this struggle and she is on a personal crusade to help American businesses help their employees eat better
and live longer. In this all-new WELCOA interview, Dr. David Hunnicutt sits down with Dr. Kulze to discuss her passion and knowledge on nutrition, diets, weight loss, and the top three things you can
do at the worksite to help employees to lose weight.
Where There's Smoke, You're Fired
In this interview, Mr. Weyers visited with WELCOA President, Dr. David Hunnicutt, and shared his views on tobacco use, workplace wellness, and the moral responsibility of leadership. What you will read in this interview will inspire you and, at the same time, make you question what you really believe about tobacco use at the workplace.
Howard Weyers, CEO of Weyco has taken a unique and aggressive stance on tobacco use in the workplace. By implementing one of the most aggressive approaches to eradicating this significant public
health concern, Mr. Weyers has set the bar for addressing tobacco use within American business.
More Than Just Numbers, An Interview with Dr. Steven Aldana
In this exclusive WELCOA interview, Dr. Steve Aldana, one of the nation's leading experts on workplace wellness evaluation recently sat down with WELCOA President Dr. David Hunnicutt to talk about
the art and science of measuring the impact and outcomes of worksite health promotion initiatives.
Expert Reveals Physical Inactivity Equals 15% of Employer Healthcare Expenditures
Dr. Steve Aldana, a nationally recognized expert in worksite health promotion, revealed that physical inactivity costs employers a lotup to 15% of their total healthcare expenditures. In this
compelling interview, Dr. Aldana also reveals the costs of smoking and obesity and discusses the implications for employers.