The Productivity Dilemma in Workplace Health Promotion

  title={The Productivity Dilemma in Workplace Health Promotion},
  author={Martin G. Cherniack},
BACKGROUND Worksite-based programs to improve workforce health and well-being (Workplace Health Promotion (WHP)) have been advanced as conduits for improved worker productivity and decreased health care costs. There has been a countervailing health economics contention that return on investment (ROI) does not merit preventive health investment. METHODS/PROCEDURES: Pertinent studies were reviewed and results reconsidered. A simple economic model is presented based on conventional and alternate… CONTINUE READING
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