Why You Should Have a Wellness Program

According to a recent study, employers can benefit from having a Wellness Program in many ways. The study looked at medium-sized and large organizations and found that:

  • Recruitment and retention of healthy employees increased by over 30%
  • Healthcare costs were reduced by 45%
  • Decreased rates of illness & injuries resulted in a decrease of over 15% of lost time
  • 12% Reduced employee absenteeism
  • 10% Improvement in employee engagement and morale
  • 33% in Increased productivity

Wellness programs can be costly but there is significant return on investment that should not be discounted.

 

E. Samadhin