When is the last time that you rethought your corporate wellness strategy? If you could start from square one and design a new program, would that new program look the same as your current program? As an employee benefits advisor to companies, my recommendations today are different than they were five years ago, primarily due to some exceptional products that are now available.
If you haven’t recently reviewed your existing wellness strategy, I’d recommend that you do so with these tips in mind:
Think in terms of Health Outcomes as opposed to Wellness – Health outcomes focus on impacting overall health as opposed to wellbeing.
1.In the past, many wellness experts focused specifically on the population that you would consider to be “well.” The thought process was that it was too late to impact those that had advanced to the chronic care situation, so the goal would be to keep your good employees from declining in health. Times have changed. Select vendors have shown great results in managing chronic care conditions, both from a financial as well as a quality of life standpoint.