What is Corporate Wellness?
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Corporate Wellness relates to workplace wellness programs offered by some employers as a combination of educational, organizational, and environmental activities designed to support behavior conducive to the health of employees in a business and their families.

While the stated goal of workplace wellness programs is to improve employee health, many U.S. employers have turned to them to help alleviate the impact of enormous increases in health insurance premiums experienced over the last decade. Some employers have also begun varying the amount paid by their employees for health insurance based on participation in these programs.

Part of the reason for the growth of healthcare costs to employers is the rise in obesity-related illnesses brought about by lack of physical activity. In 2000 the health costs of overweight and obesity were estimated at $117 billion[1]. Each year obesity contributes to an estimated 112,000 preventable deaths[2]. An East Carolina University study of individuals aged 15 and older without physical limitations found that the average annual direct medical costs were $1,019 for those who are regularly physically active and $1,349 for those who reported being inactive. Being overweight increases yearly per person health care costs by $125, while obesity increases costs by $395.  A survey of North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services employees found that approximately 70 cents of every healthcare dollar was spent to treat employees who had one or more chronic conditions, two thirds of which can be attributed to three major lifestyle risk factors: physical inactivity, poor diet, and tobacco use.

A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report[3] revealed that at worksites with exercise programs as components of their wellness programs: healthcare costs decreased 20%, short-term sick leave was lowered 6%, and productivity increased 2%.[4]
In summary, companies are looking for a comprehensive wellness program that can ultimately have a positive effect on their bottom line.  They prefer programs that are well rounded and easy to manage.

Why should I consider hosting a Corporate Wellness Program?
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*    Do you have businesses in your area?
*    Would you like to increase your EFT and Cash flow with very low overhead cost?
*    Are you interested in enhancing your company image in the community?
*    Have you been looking for a way to reach more of your target market while simplifying billing?
*    Are you interested in increasing market penetration at the expense of your competitors?
Should any of these apply to you, it is time to begin a Corporate Wellness Program.

Creating a Corporate Wellness Program that meets the needs of the businesses in your area will prove to be an incredible benefit to your facility.  Often times, fitness facilities thwart their own success in regards to Corporate Wellness by failing to utilize the resources they have available to them and by offering poorly planned Corporate Wellness options in hasty efforts to “get the deal”.  Establishing a well planned Corporate Wellness program can quickly improve your EFT and Cash flow and provides a fitness facility with an additional revenue source with reach outside of their physical business.  By properly creating and promoting a Corporate Wellness program, a facility is also able to dramatically broaden and improve their image in the community eye.

What does BASE offer?
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BASE Corporate Wellness Experts have a proven track record in creating and implementing successful Corporate Programs for our clients.  One MO based client now sees $45,000 in monthly revenue from their Corporate Program, built to this level in just a few short years by following the proven systems BASE has to offer.

BASE Services include the following to name a few:
Market Assessments
Program Development
Staff Training
Specialized forms necessary
Marketing tools

Please contact us for additional details and services.