Employee Healthcare - Do you measure up?


So the employee health risk assessment is in place, but are you measuring what you think you are? Dr Peter Mills explains the pitfalls

According to the most recent Global Wellness Survey by Buck Consultants, about 46% of UK organisations use a health risk assessment (HRA) to shape the focus of their employee health programme initiatives, with a further 23% considering including an HRA in their programme design in the near future. Couple this with the fact the majority, if not all, of the major private medical insurers also offer their clients an HRA as part of their corporate health programmes, it is clear health and wellbeing in the workplace is here to stay. Employee health has been transformed over the past decade...

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