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Health Reward Stat of the Day – October 7

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According to the 22-page report, “Measuring Wellness, From Data to Insights,” by The Economist Intelligence Unit, a research arm of U.K.-based Economist magazine, when the companies were asked “Which of the following features does your organization’s wellness programme currently include and which are priorities for the future?” the percentage that indicated the priorities below were “Currently Included” or “High Priority” were as follows:

  • Financial incentives – Currently Included – 45%; High Priority – 12%
  • Onsite health and wellness services – Currently Included – 39%; High Priority – 11%
  • Reduction in healthcare premiums – Currently Included – 33%; High Priority – 26%
  • Integration of employees’ personal goals – Currently Included – 36%; High Priority – 15%
  • Personalised health monitoring reports – Currently Included – 43%; High Priority – 15%
  • Subsidised use of wearable health devices – Currently Included – 15%; High Priority – 9%
  • Group wellness activities or challenges – Currently Included – 54%; High Priority – 13%
  • Group education programs – Currently Included – 50%; High Priority – 18%
  • Individual counseling programs– Currently Included – 45%; High Priority – 12%
  • Disease management services – Currently Included – 47%; High Priority – 14%
  • Healthy food options (cafeterias or vending) – Currently Included – 39%; High Priority – 17%
  • Privacy guarantees for employer-held data – Currently Included – 55%; High Priority – 12%

The Economist Intelligence Unit surveyed 255 US-based senior HR executives with direct knowledge of their organization’s employee wellness program. The EIU simultaneously surveyed 630 full-time US employees of organizations that offer an employee wellness program.

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