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When it comes to workplace wellness programs, there’s still a lot of ground to be gained. Reports of ROI and the impact on a company’s health care costs continue to be mixed, and there’s no single consensus on what a successful wellness program looks like. Yet employers forge ahead: the scope of programs continues to evolve, expanding to include financial, social and emotional factors of wellness in addition to physical health.
Still, there’s the issue of low employee utilization and concerns that programs aren’t targeting those who would most benefit from them. A recent survey by LightSource in conjunction with KJT Group offers some insight into why that might be: getting employees more involved in wellness programs starts with simply doing a better job of telling them about such programs.
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Emily Payne is managing editor at BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she spent the past eight years writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.
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