A recent article in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM) “Medical Care Savings From Workplace Wellness Programs” concluded that under ideal circumstances, lowering risk factors could reduce annual medical costs for working adults by over 18%.

The risk factors considered were:

  • Smoking
  • Hypertension
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Overweight/obesity
  • Physical inactivity
  • Alcohol abuse

Raymond Fabius MD will be presenting the latest information on worksite wellness at the SEAK 33rd Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference to be held on July16-18, 2013 on Cape Cod, MA.

Dr. Fabius will explain the relationship between health and productivity and how you can measure this in your company. He will describe the three main kinds of prevention and the elements of an effective company communication strategy. Dr. Fabius will present a step-by-step approach to implement a worksite wellness programs and a culture of wellness.

Raymond Fabius MD is corporate medical officer at Truven Health Analytics formerly Thomson Reuters Healthcare and the author of the textbook Population Health: Creating Cultures of Wellness. He is a frequent lecturer on worksite wellness, having lectured at the Institute of Health and Productivity Management, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the American College of Physician Executives, the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Business Group on Health, the National Business Coalition on Health, the Health Education Resource Organization, and the Disease Management Association of America to name a few. Dr. Fabius is most passionate about developing systems of care to meet the needs of populations, establishing the ties between the health and productivity of workforces and building cultures of health within companies, organizations and communities.

For additional information about the SEAK National Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Medicine Conference click here.

Steven Babitsky is the conference leader.