80% of all chronic diseases are preventable. It’s an astounding statistic that underlines the opportunity employers have to provide a wellness solution that encourages science-back healthy behaviors. Not only that, but 75% of US healthcare costs go towards the treatment of preventable, chronic diseases.
By enabling your employees to become more conscious of the health and wellness decisions they are making and where they could improve, you can positively improve their lives and healthspans while also realizing significant savings in healthcare costs effecting both your employees and your organization.
According to the CDC, simple lifestyle changes to your nutrition and daily activity and exercise, as well as moderating alcohol consumption and eliminating tobacco use, could prevent the onset of most chronic diseases. By helping educate your team of healthy behaviors and encouraging them to take a proactive role in improving their wellness, you organization can expect to realize a reduction in expensive healthcare interventions.
By improving your organization’s population health through wellness programs such as Precision Wellness from LifeOmic, your company can also benefit from reduced health insurance premiums while increasing engagement and improving company culture.