Archive for December, 2016

For Lower Insurance Premiums, It Pays to Keep Employees Fit

Posted on December 26th, 2016 by admin@iwcp

Healthier employees lead to lower premiums, according to numerous studies. If companies can help their workers improve their health without cutting benefits or shifting more premium costs to employees, where is the downside? After all, Fortune 1000 companies have been using wellness programs for years to combat the rising costs of healthcare. So, the question […]

Obesity’s link to Diabetes in the Workplace  Puts a Heavy Burden on Employers

Posted on December 10th, 2016 by admin@iwcp

The fact that there is an obesity epidemic in the United States is evident everywhere. A movie theatre seat has grown from an average of 19 inches to 23 inches wide, revolving doors from six feet to eight feet wide, and supermarket aisles have expanded from five feet to seven feet, not to accommodate overweight […]