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
Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine: November 2011, Volume 53, Issue 11, p 1310–1331. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0b013e3182337748
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.