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Building Health and Wellness Programs

Building a health and wellness program for your employees

Health and wellness programs can take many different forms depending upon the organization. Generally speaking, the following components are recommended:

  • Annual health risk appraisals

    Health questionnaire and clinical tests for common risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, elevated blood sugar and more.

  • Evaluation of group health results

    Individual results are confidentially reported to each employee. The company receives a report on overall health of workforce to determine areas of highest risk.

  • Referral of high-risk persons for needed care

    Employees with high risk factors such as high blood pressure, obesity, high cholesterol, etc., are privately referred to physicians for follow up.

  • Targeted education and risk reduction activities

    Based upon the group health assessment, specific wellness classes, workshops and training are implemented to target the most prevalent health risks. Risk reduction activities may focus on smoking cessation, better nutrition, physical fitness and stress management.

  • Ongoing support throughout the year

    Full support from senior management as well as a strong communication plan will help reinforce healthier lifestyles and ensure greater employee participation.

Get Started Today

Build a stronger, healthier workforce with greater productivity, less downtime and lower healthcare costs! NCH Occupational Health Services' Health and Wellness programs are designed specifically with you and your employees in mind, with the goal of healthier, happier and more productive employees. We offer a variety of options making it easy to address the most significant health concerns of your company.

For more information, call 847.618.5613 or 847.618.5610.

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Last modified: 04/19/2013