Thomson Reuters Workforce Wellness Index measures the cost of 6 modifiable risk factors in employed, privately insured populations. The 6 risk factors include: Body Mass Index (BMI), Total Cholesterol, Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure, Tobacco Use, and Alcohol Use.
Thomson Reuters research demonstrates around 14% of increased health care expenditures in the employed, privately insured workforce is related to the 6 modifiable risk factors above. Thomson Reuters data suggests in the third quarter of 2010 these risk factors accounted for about $670 per employee of the rising healthcare costs annually.
Wellness Program that will assist your employees in optimizing their health and taking charge of their life. Here's a Wellness Program that addresses each of these risk factors and offers individulized health care assessments and plans: http://cardiowellnesscenter.org/ The Cardio Wellness center will also provide educational presentations to your employees.