Selected Press Coverage

August 7, 2018, The Washington Post, by Megan McArdle
"Your workplace wellness program probably isn't making you healthier"
Story reprinted by Chicago Tribune; Tulsa World; Herald Tribune; Savannah Now
August 6, 2018, The New York Times, by Aaron Carroll
"Workplace Wellness Programs Don't Work Well. Why Some Studies Show Otherwise."
July 31, 2018, Knowable Magazine from Annual Reviews, by Alla Katsnelson
"Do 'workplace wellness' programs work?"
April, 2018, The NBER Digest, by Steve Maas
"Assessing an Illinois Workplace Wellness Program"
February 27, 2018, Forbes, by Alan Kohll
"Are You Measuring The Real Impact of Your Employee Wellness Program?"
January 26, 2018, Bloomberg, By Rebecca Greenfield
"Workplace Wellness Programs Really Don't Work"
Story reprinted by The Chicago Tribune; SFGate; NOLA.com; New Zealand Herald; Insurance Journal; The Durango Herald; Kaiser Health News; Herald-Tribune; Los Angeles Times; Financial Post

Selected Podcast & Radio Coverage

August 23, 2018, BYU Radio, by Julie Rose
"Reprieve for Coal, Hawaii's Early Electricity, Corporate Wellness Programs"
February 28, 2018, Illinois Public Media, by Niala Boodhoo
"Employees' Health & Wellness"
Febraury 16, 2018, Marketplace, by Tracey Samuelson
"Do corporate wellness programs work?"
January 25, 2018, Wharton Business Radio on Sirius XM, Hosted by Peter Cappelli and Iwan Barankay
"In the Workplace"

More Press Coverage

November 29, 2018, The Outline, by Angela Lashbrook
"Your Boss Wants You Healthy For All The Wrong Reasons"
October 3, 2018, Harvard Business Review, by Michael C. Sokol
"How to Gauge the Effectiveness of Employee Wellness Programs"
September 24, 2018, Strategy+Business, by Julie Hobsbawm
"Why Corporate Wellness Programs Fall Short"
September 24, 2018, Kaiser Health News, by Julie Appleby
"Blood, Sweat And Workplace Wellness: Where To Draw The Line On Incentives"
Story reprinted by NPR; ABC News; Albuquerque Journal
September 3, 2018, Insight, by Neil Franklin
"Workplace wellness programmes may be a waste of time and money, study concludes"
August 30, 2018, Daily Illini, by Julie Rose
"Workplace wellness study makes strides"
August 23, 2018, Workforce, by Andie Burjek
"Workplace Wellness Programs: Different Research, Different Results"
August 23, 2018, Inc.com, by Suzanne Lucas
"Randomized-Controlled Study: Wellness Programs Don't Work"
August 23, 2018, The British Psychological Society Research Digest, by Alex Fradera
"First randomised-controlled trial of an employee “Wellness Programme” suggests they are a waste of money"
August 14, 2018, Bloomberg Opinion, by Faye Flam
"Workplace Wellness Programs Correlate With Wellness"
August 9, 2018, HealthNewsReview.org, by Michael Joyce
"Do workplace wellness programs work? A unique study does much more than offer a possible answer"
July 18, 2018, MarketWatch, by Kari Paul
"All those aerobic and meditation classes may not boost company morale - or profit"
July 12, 2018, NewsTribune, by Jeff Dankert
"Are workplace wellness programs worth it?"
June 28, 2018, Benefits Pro, by Michael Popke
"The EEOC isn’t taking action on wellness regulations, but employers certainly can"
March 21, 2018, Wellable
"Podcast: The Illinois Workplace Welness Study on Effects of Wellness Programs"
March 16, 2018, Colorado Public Radio, by John Daley
"The Next Step In Workplace Wellness Lets Employees Shape A Healthy Culture"
March 6, 2018, Balloon Juice, by David Anderson
"Wellness programs and the West Virginia Teacher's strike"
February 23, 2018, American Journal of Managed Care, by Kaitlynn Ely
"Employer-Sponsored Wellness Programs Attract Already Fit and Healthy Individuals"
February 21, 2018, McKnight's Senior Living, by Lois Bowers
"Intended benefits of workplace wellness plans appear elusive"
February 21, 2018, Human Resource Executive, by Tom Starner
"Workplace Wellness Worries"
Story reprinted by HRM Asia
Febraury 19, 2018, BenefitsPRO, by Mike Lamb
"Is workplace wellness worth the effort?"
February 15, 2018, Club Industry, by Pamela Kufahl
"Study Sheds Doubt on First-Year Benefits of Corporate Wellness Programs"
February 14, 2018, The Calgary Eyeopener, by David Gray
"The Illinois Workplace Wellness Study"
February 6, 2018, Human Resource Executive, by Carol Harnett
"Wellness Programs On Trial"
February 6, 2018, Ladders, by Monica Torres
"Study: Workplace wellness programs do not save employees money or make them healthier"
February 6, 2018, FierceHealthcare, by Paige Minemyer
"Wellness programs may not pay immediate dividends"
February 1, 2018, New York Times, by Margot Sanger-Katz
"Employer Health Insurance: Often-Hated, Sometimes Pioneering, and Now on Amazon's Radar"
February 1, 2018, Compensation.BLR.com, by Jennifer Carsen
"Are Workplace Wellness Programs a Waste of Time and Money?"
January 30, 2018, WCIA, By Aaron Eades
"UI study suggests workplace health programs ineffective"
January 30, 2018, Health News Illinois, By Tim Stumm
"Study Finds Little Benefit From Workplace Wellness Programs"
Story reprinted by MyStateLine.com
January 29, 2018, Wellable
"Study: Average Health Care Spenders More Likely to Participate in Wellness Programs"
January 26, 2018, WBUR, By Carey Goldberg
"Study Finds Virtually Zero Benefit From Workplace Wellness Program In 1st Year"
January 26, 2018, The World Bank: Development Impact, By David McKenzie
"Weekly links January 26: learn to machine learn, that wellness program might only help with your multiple testing correction, working beats saving, and more..."
January 25, 2018, BenefitsPRO, By Emily Payne
"Wellness Programs Good For Recruitment, Not So Much For Medical Savings"
January 24, 2018, PLANSPONSOR, By Rebecca Moore
"A Different Goal for Employers to Offer Wellness Programs"
January 24, 2018, HR Dive, By Valerie Bolden-Barrett
"Study: Wellness programs may not lower medical costs, improve behaviors"
Story reprinted by PS News
January 23, 2018, Politico Morning Shift, By Ted Hesson
"The NBER released a study examining whether workplace wellness programs lowered medical expenditures for companies"
January 23, 2018, Politico Morning Health, By Mohana Ravindranath
"Well, well, well"