Employees diagnosed with chronic conditions are 3 times more likely to suffer from mental health issues as well. In addition, the number of Americans living with multiple conditions are expected to triple by 2030.

With these health challenges, employers need to find new and innovative ways to address whole-person health, which helps in treating chronic conditions like diabetes, hypertension and obesity. At the same time, the whole-person care approach is a benefit that can help save employees and employers money in the long run.

In this Video Expert Perspective, Paul Wilson, editor-in-chief of BenefitsPro, and Emily Payne deputy editor for ALM's Business & Finance Markets, discuss the latest developments in whole-person care. Then, BenefitsPro Contributor Michael Krieger sits down with Dr. Tejaswi Kompala of Teladoc Health to discuss several key issues related to whole-person care, including:

  • The differences between whole-person care and more traditional virtual care
  • How whole-person care can help with patient and employee engagement
  • The various ways whole-person care helps improve outcomes across the broad

Click on the video perspective to watch the full interview and to learn more about whole-person care.


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