Transitioning into Consumer-Driven Health Care also means taking a look at how healthy the pool of current and potential employees are. It also means assessing how healthy the environment they live and work in is. This knowledge is vital, informing your decisions in combating employee health costs and impacting employee wellness.
This is the fifth year that the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has provided this public information. They have graciously provided the national database and various reports as downloads for you to use in decision-making and to share with your employees.
Improving healthcare is on all of us. If we all step up, and do what we can, from holding healthcare providers accountable to enabling wellness initiatives -- we all stand to reap the rewards.
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