Fitness ROI

Posted On April 8, 2013
Categories In the News, The Pulse

Patricia KetscheCorporate wellness programs not only whittle waistlines, they also reduce medical expenses and increase productivity, according to Patricia Ketsche of the Institute of Health Administration. But seeing a return on investment on such programs takes time. “The cost savings accrue over the long term,” Ketsche told Morris News Service. Although some participants will backslide into bad habits, the potential boost to the bottom line remains significant. “If 20 people lose weight and 15 regain it, you still have a long-term benefit from the five who kept it off.”