Health and productivity as a business strategy.

  title={Health and productivity as a business strategy.},
  author={Ronald R Loeppke and Michael Taitel and Dennis E Richling and T. Parry and Ronald C Kessler and Pam Hymel and Doris L Konicki},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={49 7},
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to assess the magnitude of health-related lost productivity relative to medical and pharmacy costs for four employers and assess the business implications of a "full-cost" approach to managing health. METHODS A database was developed by integrating medical and pharmacy claims data with employee self-report… CONTINUE READING