Navigation Links
Alere's Dr. Michael Taitel Presents Compelling Evidence at IBI/NBCH Health & Productivity Forum that Wellness Programs Positively Impact Health & Productivity
Date:2/4/2010

rticipation study conducted by the Alere Center for Health Intelligence with two other Alere top tier employer clients.

The participation study compared the health risks of employees who only participated in the health risk assessment (HRA) with employees who participated both in the HRA and additional wellness programs following the assessment. The organizations assessed included a multi-sited technology and communications company with 32,000 employees and a multi-sited, aerospace and defense company with 25,000 employees. Results in both cases consistently showed that employees who participated in wellness programs following the HRA experienced significantly higher reductions in health risks than employees who only completed the HRA.  

"We initiated this study to determine the value of providing incentives to improve participation in wellness programs after the initial HRA," Taitel says. "We found that participation in wellness programs in addition to the HRA does result in a significantly greater risk reduction for such cost-driving factors as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, stress, tobacco use and obesity, among others. And this translates into greater healthcare and productivity savings."

"These findings show that when employees participate in wellness programs, their health risks and associated health costs decrease over time," says Taitel. "This supports the call for employers to provide both incentives for participation and investment in the communications and leadership, along with the grassroots support (effort) needed to develop an organizational culture of health."

Dr. Taitel has led groundbreaking research on wellness-related issues conducted by the Alere Center for Health Intelligence. In 2008, he published a study in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM) that examined various factors that influence employee participation in health risk assessments.(1) Last
'/>"/>

SOURCE Alere
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Michael Jackson Propofol Expert, Barry Friedberg MD, Spoke at Pan Pacific Surgery Meeting
2. TV Wellness Expert Jillian Michaels Teams With Harley-Davidson to Help Women Channel Their Inner Drive and Live More Fulfilling Lives
3. Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $2 Million for Clinical Research on Postural Instability and Gait Disturbances in Parkinsons Disease
4. Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $1 Million for Critical Step Toward Development of Dyskinesia Treatments
5. Rush Limbaugh & Michael Steele Join Tea Party Support & Social Security Institute-Demand GOP Senate Stop ObamaCare by Any Means Possible
6. Dr. Michael Aziz Releases a New Nutrition Book That Debunks Most Popular Diets and Diet Books
7. BIDMC scientists awarded grants from Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinsons research
8. Michael S. Burg Appointed as Co-Lead Counsel in the Yasmin/Yaz Multidistrict Litigation
9. Syracuse Attorney Michael P. Kenny Prepares Suit Against Sony Due to Client's Seizure Caused By Video Game
10. Majesco Entertainment and Interactive Game Group Release Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2010 For Nintendo DS(TM)
11. Michael J. Fox Foundation Commits Up to $5 Million to Help Advance Neurotrophic Factors From Promise to Reality As Parkinsons Treatment
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/29/2015)... Javlin continues to fulfill its worldwide ... a larger team, with the intention to better serve ... in the U.S. and Canada. , Javlin Inc., the ... growth in 2014 with its strongest earnings to date, ... platform, CloverETL. To accelerate further progress and ensure exceptional ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... (PRWEB) May 29, 2015 The annual aesthetic ... Surgery (ASAPS), was held in Montreal from May 14-19th. ... for aesthetic professionals from around the world; dedicating itself exclusively ... the many renowned plastic surgeons to attend this ... the six-day event, Dr. Vitenas was given the honor of ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... Healthpointe is excited to announce that they are now ... in Orange County. The Supartz Therapy is a cost-effective, ... for patients with osteoarthritis, and will be administered by ... of Healthpointe. Supartz is an injection of made from ... a natural substance found in joint cartilage. Also known ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... Metamora, Michigan (PRWEB) May 29, 2015 ... region and can cause significant physical, sexual, and psychological ... life altering disorder of Vulvodynia. The actual diagnosis is ... Excellence in Endometriosis, they realize that this problem can ... is experiencing any of these symptoms, they need to ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... The popular all-natural supplement brand, Liporidex, ... Select Program that gives bonuses to members for their ... 100 members per year, lucky members who are selected ... fitness experts at Nuretix Research, and get exclusive benefits ... they attain and maintain their weight loss and fitness ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Growth of Data Integration Platform CloverETL Continues in North America 2Health News:Dr. Paul Vitenas Presents at 2015 Aesthetic Meeting 2Health News:Dr. Paul Vitenas Presents at 2015 Aesthetic Meeting 3Health News:Healthpointe is Now Offering Supartz Joint Fluid Therapy at their Anaheim Clinic and La Mirada Clinic. 2Health News:Liporidex, a Sports Nutrition Supplement Brand, Is Searching For Members For Their Exclusive L-Style Select Program Which Rewards Members For Their Achievements 2
... comes a new study that links breakdown of myelin ... of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers showed that genetic ... breakdown, may prove useful in assessing treatments for prevention ... a process uniquely built up in humans, arguably is ...
... The New Women's Health Initiative (WHI) suggests, a prolonged ... carbohydrates results in negligible weight gain. // ... postmenopausal women Vis a Vis variations in consumed foods ... advised to reduce the fat consumption to 20% of ...
... body cavity rather than the conventional intravenous route, seems to ... cancer patients, according to a latest study. // ... among American women. In line with the above finding, the ... all ovarian cancer patients. ,This new treatment modality ...
... help in slowing down the progress of Alzheimer's disease, ... and Chile. The healthy brain // ... their study, to be published in the American Chemical ... surgery, has the potential to destroy beta-amyloid fibrils and ...
... Rotateq and Rotarix in more than 1, 30, 000 ... The vaccines have been found to be 98% and ... 1/3rd of all hospital infections worldwide. ,A ... 1990’s. This however, was withdrawn from the market owing ...
... A leaflet claiming that traditional Chinese medicine was safer ... code in the UK, an industry watchdog said on ... essential treatment from qualified doctors for serious medical conditions, ... produced by Ever Well Ltd, also claimed that serious ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Death Risk Of Ovarian Cancer Reduced By Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy 2Health News:Diarrhea Vaccine Trials Promises Prevention of Rotavirus Infection 2Health News:Chinese medicine leaflet broke advertising code 2
(Date:5/28/2015)... Research and Markets ( ... "United States Medical Adhesives Market Forecast and ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) , , , The ... United States is projected to register ... device manufacturers across the US are expanding their ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... May 28, 2015 Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... Therapeutics WebcastWhen: , Thursday, June 4 at 1:00 p.m. ... , Live on the Internet.  Simply log onto our ... during the live event, a replay of the webcast ... www.isispharm.com . ABOUT ISIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. Isis ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... Md. , May 28, 2015 ... it will be a supporting organization of the ... and sterilization in 2016. Johnson & ... series of high-profile superbug infections in endoscopes. J&J ... health issues between 1976 and 2003 on advances ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:United States Medical Adhesives Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2020 - New Medical Innovations with 3M, Henkel Adhesive Research, Ethicon and Cyberbond Dominating 2United States Medical Adhesives Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2020 - New Medical Innovations with 3M, Henkel Adhesive Research, Ethicon and Cyberbond Dominating 3Webcast Alert: Akcea Therapeutics Conference Call 2Webcast Alert: Akcea Therapeutics Conference Call 3PDA Announces Support for the Johnson & Johnson Kilmer Conference 2
... Science, public health, and regulatory highlights for ... nformation in this document is designed for credentialed journalists. ... April 18, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ... any regulatory or enforcement actions due to legal limitations. ...
... (Nasdaq: LMNX ) today announced that it expects ... Monday, May 9, 2011. A press release announcing the results ... (Logo:   http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100104/LUMINEXLOGO ) Management will ... financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:FDA News & Notes - Week of April 18, 2011 2Luminex Corporation First Quarter Earnings Release Scheduled for May 9, 2011 2Luminex Corporation First Quarter Earnings Release Scheduled for May 9, 2011 3
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size....
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size....
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size....
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size....
Medicine Products: