Workplace Wellness Program

Wellness Programs Can Reduce Worker Medical Costs by 18 Percent: Study

Workplace wellness programs can reduce medical costs by more than 18 percent for the average worker, according to a report published by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. The January edition of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, published by the Elk Grove Village, Illinois-based ACOEM, includes a study titled “Medical Care Savings From Workplace Wellness Programs: What Is a Realistic Savings Potential?” read more

 

South Dakota Offers Workplace Wellness Grants

The WorkWell Program has allotted funds towards the focus of development and implementation of workplace wellness. The Program has a budget of a small amount of dollars to support projects in South Dakota workplaces. The intent of this funding is to support businesses implementing workplace wellness programs. Eligible projects will be awarded up to $2,000 with 10 applicants being funded. read more