Harvard Health Blog
Do employee wellness programs actually work?
Do employee wellness programs actually work? By: Robert H. Shmerling, MD, Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing It seems like a question that’s not worth asking. If you offer employees wellness programs such as fitness centers, nutrition counselling, and stress reduction, and you charge little or nothing — or even offer financial incentives — surely it will improve the participants’ health. And surely the employer would see a return for investing in these programs, in