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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
3 out of 4
3 out of 4
Year Published: 
2005

University of Wisconsin Public Health and Health Policy Institute Issue Brief: Employee Health Promotion Programs: What Is the Return on Investment?

Description of Resource: 
This issue brief from the University of Wisconsin Public Health and Health Policy Institute reviews the value of employer efforts to contain health care costs by implementing worksite wellness programs. The brief considers whether such programs improve health. If so, do they in turn reduce use of health care services and reduce health care expenditures?

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Developed By: 
University of Wisconsin Public Health and Health Policy Institute
Developer Type: 
Non-Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Educational and Community-Based Programs
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Non-Systematic Review
Citation: 
Zank D, Friedsam D. Wisconsin Public Health & Health Policy Institute. Issue Brief. Employee Health Promotion Programs: What Is the Return on Investment? [Internet]. 2005 Sep [cited 2013 Mar 2]; Vol. 6, No. 5. Available from: https://uwphi.wiscweb.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/316/2018/05/issueBriefv06n05.pdfd