ERIC Number: EJ798758
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Abstractor: As Provided
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Prospective Health: Duke's Approach to Improving Employee Health and Managing Health Care Costs
Davidson, H. Clint, Jr.
CUPA-HR Journal, v55 n2 p11-14 Fall-Win 2004
If developing a healthy workforce is critical to reining in the skyrocketing cost of health care, then why have so many attempts at preventive health or disease management fallen short? How can employers connect with employees to engage them in changing unhealthy habits or lifestyles? Duke University has launched an innovative new approach called Prospective Health to create a better model for improving health and managing health care costs.
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Child Health, Health Care Costs, Cost Effectiveness, Improvement Programs, Educational Innovation, Employee Assistance Programs, Research and Development
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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