Whether more widespread prevention and wellness programs can reduce health spending has been a point of debate in the current health care reform effort. Vita Advisors has released an Issue Brief which summarizes research on this topic. (Registration Link) The Issue Brief identifies different categories of preventive interventions, including wellness programs; discusses methods of analyzing the health outcomes and financial value of these interventions; reviews research evaluating specific preventive measures and programs and looks at preventive and wellness programs in the community, workplace and public payer settings.
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The Healthy Skeptic is a website about the health care system, and is written by Kevin Roche, who has many years of experience working in the health industry. Mr. Roche is available to assist health care companies through consulting arrangements through Roche Consulting, LLC and may be reached at [email protected].
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