Key features of employee wellness programs

To implement a successful employee wellness program, leaders should keep a few key aspects in mind, according to Employee Benefit News. These factors, which can lower overall healthcare costs and boost population health, include: screening and assessments for consumers to help insurers personalize programs; diverse consumer engagement platforms such as text messaging, online portals and health coaching; and clearly defined methods for measuring and evaluating improvement and success. These evaluations not only assess the effectiveness of the current program, they indicate what improvements must be made in the future, according to the article. >> Read the full article at FierceHealthPayer

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