When Wellness Programs Aren’t Enough

By Steven Nyce, Director of Research and Innovation Center, Willis Towers Watson, and Carlos Hernandez, Vice President of Strategic Alliances, Acclaris

“Over the past decade, employers have embraced the connection between healthy employees, productivity and job performance. The recently released Willis Towers Watson Global Benefit Attitudes Survey 2015/16, found that nine out of 10 employers cited health and well-being programs as a key part of their overall benefits strategy and many expect that emphasis to not only continue, but also to increase as the competition for talent persists.

However, these same organizations are reevaluating the wellness programs they have in place. Existing incentive-based programs are designed to encourage employee participation in a variety of programs including health risk assessments, bio-metric screenings, onsite exercise activities and lifestyle behavior change programs.” (Click here to read more). 

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