The Productivity Dilemma in Workplace Health Promotion

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Cherniack, Martin; (2015)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: The Scientific World Journal,volume 2,015 (issn: 2356-6140, eissn: 1537-744X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4562175, doi: 10.1155/2015/937063
  • Subject: Research Article | Science (General) | Q1-390 | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

Background. Worksite-based programs to improve workforce health and well-being (Workplace Health Promotion (WHP)) have been advanced as conduits for improved worker productivity and decreased health care costs. There has been a countervailing health economics contention... View more
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