webFCE’s software products are the perfect tools to help your clinic create new revenue streams. Our web-based assessment software allows clinics and practices to create tailored health and wellness programs for employers by using evidence-based fitness and health testing.
Companies contract clinics and physicians to help them create and implement health and wellness programs for their employees. Implementing these programs in the workplace provides numerous benefits to employees and saves companies money. By offering health and wellness programs to employers, your clinic can create a lucrative new line of revenue, as well as grow your patient base.
Use Health Risk Assessment (HRA) Software to Create Wellness Programs
Health risk assessments (HRAs) have traditionally formed the foundation of corporate health and wellness programs. HRAs assess an individual’s health status and identify any potential health risks. Use the results from an HRA to create a program that guides companies and program participants on how to manage and reduce health risks and healthcare costs.
Use Functional Fitness Testing (FFT) Software to Create Wellness Programs
Functional fitness testing (FFT) is a safe and effective way to assess the fitness level of an employee and track their fitness progress over time. Use functional fitness testing to track the company’s employee fitness as a group, and therefore assess the overall success of the wellness program.
Use Physical Abilities Testing (PAT) Software to Create Wellness Programs
Physical abilities testing (PAT) can help you and your clinic create programs that meet the specific needs of a company’s employees. For example, balance testing (a component of physical abilities testing) can help a company identify potential issues in the workplace, like slips, trips, and falls, for employees who regularly use stairs and/or ladders. Use PAT results to create health and wellness programs tailored to the specific physical needs of a company’s employees and help the company save money in workers’ compensation claims.
What Does a Health and Wellness Program Consist of?
Health and wellness programs educate employees about health-related issues, promote the maintenance of healthy lifestyles, and encourage employees to make healthier choices.
When designing health and wellness programs, it is important to include initiatives that meet the needs of the company’s employee characteristics (age, sex, job classifications, etc) and interests, and is based on employee health-related data.
Corporate Health and Wellness Programs Save Companies Millions of Dollars Each Year
The company’s Well Aware Program demonstrated an ROI of 6:1.3
Union Pacific Railroad
Union Pacific Railroad’s wellness program produced a $53 million reduction in healthcare costs in just one year.3
Johnson & Johnson
The results of a 4-year worksite wellness program involving 18,331 employees demonstrated an overall savings of $8.5 million annually due to reduced health care costs. 4
A 6-year wellness program, including 2,596 participants, saved the company a total of $623,040 due to reductions in disability absence days.5
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Types of Corporate Health and Wellness Programs
Participatory Wellness Programs
Participatory wellness programs give a financial incentive to participate without requiring employees to satisfy any health-related condition.
Examples of participatory wellness programs include:
- Reimbursement for a gym membership in a fitness center.
- Providing a reward for participating in a smoking cessation program.
- Providing a reward for completing a health risk assessment regarding current health status without any further obligations or conditions.
Activity-Only Wellness Programs
Activity-only wellness programs require employees to perform an activity that some individuals may be unable to perform or complete based on health status, such as walking, diet, or exercise programs. Activity-only programs require employees to participate, but the employee does not have to attain or maintain a specific health outcome in order to obtain an award.
Outcome-Based Wellness Programs
Outcome-based wellness programs are designed to promote health and/or prevent disease. These programs require that employees attain and/or maintain a specific health outcome in order to obtain a reward. For example, employees obtain an award only after maintaining a specific body weight or body mass index (BMI) score.
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1. United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Health Statistics. National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2006.
2. Dunnell, K. and Cartwright, C. Medicine Takers, Prescribers and Hoarders. London: Springer, Dordrecht; 1972.
3. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Prevention Makes Common Cents, 2003.
4. Ozminkowski RJ, Ling D, Goetzel RZ, Bruno JA, Rutter KR, Isaac F, Wang, S. Long-Term Impact of Johnson & Johnson’s Health & Wellness Program on Health Care Utilization and Expenditures. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, January 2002, 44(1):21-29.
5. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2002; 44:776-80.