Better workforce Of course many businesses are concerned with how happy and healthy their workforce are, as they may have worked in the company for a number of years, be considered friends, or just because morally it is the right thing to do. However, at the end of the day, a business is there to generate money, which has become especially difficult in recent years with many companies falling into the red. This has meant that firms have had to priorities profits above everything else, but...
September 3, 2014
July 21, 2014
Survey confirms that corporate health promotion is gaining importance In the first half of 2014, dacadoo conducted an online survey among companies located in Germany, Austria and Switzerland to gain better insights on current corporate health promotion practice and future trends. Your Read More Link Text
Great insights from the last corporate CTP Sport Challenge on the dacadoo Health Score platform. 50 participants, all aorund the world, in 13 teams burned together : 9328 METs (652'939 kCal) Top sports activities have been walking, cycling, running, mountain hiking and mountain biking with a total set back distance of 9’537 km; this equals going straight from Nyon in France to Moscow in Russia and Hong Kong in China. Your Read More Link Text
March 5, 2013
As US health care costs have risen at an unsustainable rate, there remains much focus on how to effectively bend the cost curve and create more value from the dollars spent on healthcare. With the majority of Americans receiving health insurance coverage through an employer-sponsored plan, employer groups in particular are demanding innovative approaches to reduce increases in premiums and employee out-of-pocket costs. Common strategies to shift costs by increasing employee cost-sharing me...
February 11, 2013
Most of nowadays working time consists in a bunch of sitting-at-your-desk actions. Replying to emails, writing and editing documents, filling-out forms and spreadsheets with numbers. But there’s more: when home, after your deserved meal, you’ll probably be sitting on your (beloved) couch to watch a new episode of your favourite TV series. Everybody knows this is bad for your life and you don’t need to be a physiotherapist to realize it. Sitting all day increases the risk for obesity ...