Can Behavioral Economics Solve Your Company’s Health Care Problems? | with Derek Yach from Vitality Institute

A recent study found that the U.S. lags behind other countries in improving disease prevention and life expectancy. America’s weak link? The workplace, according to the study. But it’s also one of the easiest to strengthen, and the workplace provides a unique platform for engaging people to adopt healthier habits. In particular, the still-evolving field of behavioral economics provides opportunities for employers to use evidence-based strategies to improve the health of their workforce.

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Can Behavioral Economics Solve Your Company’s Health Care Problems? | with Derek Yach from Vitality Institute

The still-evolving field of behavioral economics provides opportunities for employers to use evidence-based strategies to improve the health of their workforce.

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The 6 Drivers of Behavioral Engagement

This episode is the second in a two-part series about leading a health behavioral change. Episode 13 focused on leading a fairly straightforward change, such as influencing employees to get a biometric health screening or to take a financial wellness assessment. Episode 14 addresses leading a more complex change effort, such as influencing employees to take the recommended actions that will improve their physical or financial health.

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