The Business Case and ROI

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by Seth Nickinson

The Basics of Wellness ROI

Slides: The Case for Wellness: a dozen helpful slides that Project ACT draws on to explain to leadership the rationale for wellness

Healthy Workforce 2010 and Beyond  (WELCOA ) – data-packed starter document from the Wellness Council of America

Making the Case for Worksite Wellness (Kaiser Permanente) – a very straightforward and brief explanation of why worksite wellness makes sense and how to calculate your return

Kaiser Case Videos: 5 case study videos from Kaiser Permanent

The Costs of Un-Wellness

Obesity Cost Calculator (CDC): using data about your population, calculate the cost of overweight and obesity

“At Work—But Out of It” paper on Presenteeism by Paul Hemp, inHarvard Business Review

An Unhealthy Truth: Rising Rates of Chronic Disease and the Future of Health in America – Six Unhealthy Truths Tell the Story of the Rise of Chronic Disease and Its Impact on Health and Health Care in the U.S.


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Further Reading on ROI