Workplace Wellness Pays Off

The next time a company asks you how much money it can save by implementing your wellness program, share the following success stories:

  • Motorola’s wellness program saved the company $3.93 for every $1 invested.
  • Northeast Utilities’ WellAware Program reduced lifestyle and behavioral claims by $1,400,000 in the first 2 years.
  • Caterpillar’s Healthy Balance Program projects a long-term savings of $700 million by 2015.
  • Johnson & Johnson’s Health and Wellness Program has produced average annual healthcare savings of $224.66 per employee.

Source: Prevention Makes Common “Cents,” a publication from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Joy Keller

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Joy Keller is executive editor of IDEA Fitness Journal and is also a certified personal t... more less
May 2005

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