A review and analysis of the clinical and cost-effectiveness studies of comprehensive health promotion and disease management programs at the worksite: Update VIII 2008 to 2010

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Abstract

Objective: This critical review focuses on the 27 new studies focused on the clinical and cost outcomes research focused on worksites and published between 2008 to 2010. METHODS: A comprehensive search was conducted using a multi-stage process that included a MEDLINE, ERIC, ADI, EDGAR, CARL, Inform, Lexis-Nexis databases, and direct inquires to worksite researchers and corporate medical directors. RESULTS: Clearly, these new studies indicate further evidence of positive outcomes since, the quantity and quality of such research continues to improve. CONCLUSIONS: When corporations, government, and health plans are demanding more evidence based outcomes, this increase in rigorous research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1310-1331
Number of pages22
JournalJournal of occupational and environmental medicine
Volume53
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2011

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  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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