Can These 5 Social Apps Boost Employee Health and Wellness?
Whether you’re for or against the Affordable Care Act, health care is a huge subject right now, and for good reason. According to the Kaiser Foundation, employer-sponsored health coverage for family premiums has increased nearly 100 percent during the past decade. In addition, total health spending accounted for approximately 18 percent of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) back in 2010.
Bottom line, staying healthy not only costs money but requires an investment of our time. The investment pays off in terms of employee productivity, morale and high performance. Smart companies are starting to direct energy to educating employees to maintain a healthy lifestyle. It’s good for employees and it’s good for business.
What better way to encourage employees to take care of themselves than by using social tools? After all, we have our phones and tablets with us all the time these days.
Read here for some ways you can take full advantage of the connectivity.