By rewarding lifestyle behavior change over program participation, using texting and social networking to promote programs and putting more weight on patient satisfaction as a program success metric, employers are creating a health-oriented work environment. About 51 percent of U.S. employers offer wellness programs, with larger companies more likely to have more complex programs, according to a new infographic from the RAND Corporation.
Work. Walk 5 Minutes. Work. Gretchen Reynolds, The New York Times Stuck at your work desk? Standing up and walking around for five minutes every hour during the workday could lift your mood, combat lethargy without reducing focus and attention, and even dull hunger pangs, according to an instructive new study.