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  1. Hospital Impact—Behavioral economics and big data may improve health and reduce healthcare costs

    Organizations that want to reduce healthcare costs must first identify those drivers that are preventable and then determine the optimal path to avoid them. For lifestyle-related diseases like Type 2 diabetes, health promotion and lifestyle change programs present a real opportunity to lower healthcare costs while improving people’s health outcomes and care experience—all goals of…

  2. Doing good and doing well: The intersection of corporate social responsibility and workforce health

    Some business leaders explain that “being good is good for business,” a kind of corporate karma if you like. As I understand it, being good as a business generates value for shareholders and stakeholders by improving an organization’s social impact. Being good as a business is also good for employee engagement and productivity. As a…