Today’s employers face many challenges in their efforts to compete with an increasingly global marketplace. For years the cost of health care deservedly grabbed all the headlines as employers struggled to bear the costs of health care. As the American workforce ages in place, employers have become increasingly aware of how chronic illness and poor lifestyle choices impact presenteeism and productivity. Often, it’s the more senior members of work teams that play critical roles as the most skilled and seasoned contributors.
Today’s wellness programs look to address both of these problems with innovative tools that assist people in choosing healthier lifestyles as well as managing their chronic conditions more successfully.
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