Health success

In order for a municipality to succeed in “containing” it’s rising health care costs, it must take a holistic approach to it’s employees.
This does not mean offering a smorgasboard of services but offering services and incentives to the employee and their family members.
Business Week recently published an article about how Human Resource departments, in the private sector, are now realizing the gains to be achieved.
Similar gains can be achieved in the Public sector but it will require real management commitment and leadership.
Read the article here. [Health Care: Human Resources Targets Your Family]
Then contact your municipal representatives and ask them what they are doing to reduce costs and make the employee and their family more health conscious.
All steps to increase fitness and better nutritional programs have a positive impact on the expense side of the health care budget equation.

Jumping jacks, anyone?????

admin posted at 2010-1-23 Category: Uncategorized

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