Impact of worksite wellness intervention on cardiac risk factors and one-year health care costs.

@article{Milani2009ImpactOW,
  title={Impact of worksite wellness intervention on cardiac risk factors and one-year health care costs.},
  author={Richard V. Milani and Carl J. Lavie},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={104 10},
  pages={1389-92}
}
Cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training (CRET) provides health risk intervention in cardiac patients over a relatively short time frame. Worksite health programs offer a unique opportunity for health intervention, but these programs remain underused due to concerns over recouping the costs. We evaluated the clinical efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a 6-month worksite health intervention using staff from CRET. Employees (n = 308) and spouses (n = 31) of a single employer were randomized… CONTINUE READING
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