Category Archives: by Beena Thomas

Intriguing insights help identify next steps in creating a culture of health

Among large employers, 62% say it’s important to establish a culture of health. Yet only 23% say they’ve achieved it. Findings like this from the Fifth Annual Wellness in the Workplace Study reveal that while companies are strongly committed to workplace wellness, most still struggle with achieving a true culture of health. Our study of […]
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Wellness: A Continued Priority for Employers

Employees today spend so much time at work – more than half of their waking hours. That’s why many companies recognize the importance of offering programs that help support healthy choices. As they develop programs, there is no cookie-cutter approach. It’s essential to tailor initiatives to each company’s culture, goals and employee population. 

How do you know if your company’s wellness program is working?

Recently we visited a large health organization interested in Optum’s services to help extend the company’s wellness program to its operations in other countries. We asked about the senior leadership’s expectations for return on investment. The company rep looked a bit puzzled and replied that senior management had never pressed for any sort of measure […]
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