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Top 3 Takeaways from the Benchmarking Survey

Posted By Kristina Weljkovic, Friday, October 31, 2014

We collaborated with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to conduct a benchmarking survey that addressed a range of topics relating to worksite health promotion initiatives.

Here are some highlights from the results:

  1. Leadership commitment matters. Organizations where senior management actively participates have higher wellness program success rates.

  2. Incentives work. Companies that incorporate incentive programs received higher CDC scores* than those that do not offer incentives. 

  3. Micro/small businesses are not far behind large organizations in Massachusetts. In fact, in some areas they exceed large businesses. For example, 3% of micro/small businesses have a wellness plan vs. 2% of large businesses.

*The Center for Disease Control (CDC) Worksite Health ScoreCard is a validated tool designed to help employers assess evidence-based health promotion interventions in the workplace.

For more information, download the report.

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