The health and safety of Americans is closely tied to our nation’s productivity and prosperity because, as studies have shown, healthier workers are happier and more productive. And helping workers improve their health not only increases their quality of life but also adds productivity gains for employers.
While the percentage has declined in recent years, the majority of American workers are covered through health insurance offered by their employers. That is why many companies are working to develop innovative total health benefit programs for their employees, including wellness and medication adherence programs, to help address overall health and productivity.
In recent years, the National Pharmaceutical Council’s research has taken a closer look at some of the factors employers must weigh in making those health care decisions and their impact on health and productivity. The research highlights how health and productivity go hand in hand.