Posts Tagged ‘health and wellness’

Infographic: How to Make Fitness Resolutions that Stick in the New Year

December 30th, 2016 by Melanie Matthews

The failure rate for New Year’s resolutions is truly shocking. Every year some 64 percent of people will resolve to change for the better. Eating healthy food, losing excess pounds or getting fit are the most common goals, according to a new infographic by Fitness Review.

The infographic examines the key factors which can increase the success rate of these goals.

Infographic: How to Make Fitness Resolutions that Stick in the New Year

Increasing demand for quality-based, pay-for-value healthcare has elevated the health coach’s contribution to chronic care management and population health. From supporting ‘rising risk’ populations telephonically to conducting home visits for recently discharged high-risk, high-cost individuals, health coaching offers an essential care management touch point.

2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Health Coaching is the fifth comprehensive analysis of the health coaching arena by the Healthcare Intelligence Network, capturing key metrics such as populations, health conditions and health risk levels targeted by health coaching programs; risk stratification criteria; prevalence of embedded coaching within care sites; coaching tools and incentives as well as program outcomes and ROI from more than 100 healthcare organizations.

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Infographic: Employers Commit to Wellness Despite Economic Hard Times

March 27th, 2013 by Patricia Donovan

87 percent of global employers believe it’s their role to manage worker health, according to the latest report from Buck Consultants. Employers cite their commitment to promoting health and wellness as a business strategy and show continued desire to expand health promotion initiatives.

The report, “Working Well: A Global Survey of Health Promotion and Workplace Wellness Strategies” found that employers, regardless of location, identified improving worker productivity and reducing presenteeism as one of their top wellness program objectives. As health promotion takes its place as a top consideration among drivers of profitability and performance, an increasing number of organizations recognize their role in managing employee health — 87 percent in 2012 vs. 75 percent in 2010.

Employers and wellness

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