The benefits of a strong wellness program

Why it could be time to focus on wellness at work

When employees thrive in the workplace, they’re twice as likely to thrive socially, financially, physically and emotionally. At work, they’re more productive and happier. They could also potentially have lower health care costs.

By taking advantage of our wellness services, you can help your employees build a foundation for long-term health and well-being. In return, this can increase employee satisfaction and your bottom line.

Get to know our programs and services

At Sanford Health Plan, our wellness team is ready to connect your employees to hands-on wellness resources. We can partner with you to give each of your employees a short screening assessment before connecting them to health and wellness resources tailored to their needs.

For example, if your employees are experiencing a high amount of stress, our wellness team can help pinpoint daily triggers and problem-solve for solutions, such as connecting your team to a mindfulness expert.

Our wellness resources also include: 

  • An online wellness portal to support employees on their wellness journey whether they're managing a chronic condition or simply improving their health.
  • A diabetes prevention program to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
  • An Exercise is Medicine program that offers group fitness classes and access to a personal trainer.
  • Health coaching to help your employees set goals and stay motivated to achieve them.

The benefits of wellness

Focusing on wellness at work can transform the health of your employees. You could reap these benefits:

  • Happier, healthier employees
  • More productivity
  • Reduced stress
  • Improved attendance
  • Better employee recruitment and retention
  • Lower health care costs

Helping you create a culture of wellness

Our wellness programs are customized to meet your employees wherever they are on their health journey. And each program connects you to a team of health experts, from physicians to exercise specialists and dietitians.

Our programs include: 

  • Exercise and fitness
  • Health risk assessments or screenings 
  • Nutrition
  • Smoking cessation
  • Stress reduction
  • Preventive services such as vaccinations
  • Weight management

Ready to learn more?

Download our guide to value-added services and see how our coverage goes beyond the basics. You can also call us at (888) 493-0985 to talk with one of our local team members or request a quote.