New research from Washington University in St. Louis analyzes the  return on investment of corporate wellness programs.

Working well by being well

Nearly 90 percent of companies in the United States use some form of employee wellness program – from gym memberships to health screenings to flu shots – all designed to improve health. A study currently under review and co-authored by a faculty member at Washington University in St. Louis empirically tested how these programs affect worker productivity. The research paired individual medical data from employees taking part in a work-based wellness program to their productivity rates over time.
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Student startup GiftAMeal gaining national attention

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