Workplace Wellness Policies Pay Off with Asthma
March 29, 2010
Asthma: A Business Case for Employees and Health Care Purchasers urge businesses to invest in asthma management and prevention for their employees and dependents to improve quality of life, increase worker productivity, and reduce health care costs. Authored by HRiA and the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, this new report details three strategies employers can pursue to cost-effectively bring asthma under control:
- aligning employee health benefits with recommended best practices for asthma;
- supporting employees in overcoming barriers to self-management of asthma; and,
- ensuring healthy work environments.