See how other companies use incentives to drive employee wellness Using Incentives to Drive Employee Wellness is a case study that encourages employers to use enticing incentives to engage employees to take more responsibility for their health and the cost of their health care.
Discover how to create an integrated health and productivity management strategy The Value of an Integrated Health and Productivity Management Strategy is a case study that demonstrates that health care programs that are planned, integrated, and well executed have the potential to not only reduce health care costs, but to also build a healthy, engaged, and productive work force.
Learn how to engage your population in their health Engaging Employee Groups in Personal Health Management is a case study that has worked to motivate employees to take a more proactive role in their health and health care decisions.
See a great approach to effectively implementing a self-care initiative A Strategic Self-Care Implementation is a case study demonstrating an easy-to-implement self-care campaign targeted to educate employees on key self-care techniques that can help control health care costs.
Understand the big picture costs of poor employee health The True Cost of Poor Health is a special report that provides a big-picture perspective on the direct and indirect costs of poor health and the benefits of a healthier workforce.
Self-care books are a proven winner in educating people to make better health care decisions that help control health care costs. Organizations have achieved cost savings that amount to a 2:1 return on investment using a self-care book alone. These studies show that sound information can reduce unnecessary visits to health care providers, and can help people avoid costly health complications by knowing when to seek medical help before a medical condition becomes serious.
Mayo Clinic Guide to Self-Care offers advice on when to seek medical help and when to practice self-care, with practical guidance on how to manage more than 300 of the most common, costly health conditions that account for the majority of sick days, doctor visits and workers compensation claims.
The sixth edition of Mayo Clinic Guide to Self-Care provides updated content on medications and treatment options for a variety of medical conditions, including:
This user-friendly, symptom-driven book is specifically designed to provide actionable information to:
Our "self-care-first" format lists self-care tips before medical help guidelines within each condition and highlights self-care sections within a tinted area that provide unique, cutting-edge information that you won't find in most other books. Many of these educational sidebars come from our Mayo specialty experts.
A key engagement tool featured in the book is our "Ready, Check, Go!" tool, which teaches readers how to use the book and focuses them on key self-care issues. The Ready, Check, Go icon points readers to a checklist of questions at the front of the book that encourages immediate action on key health issues and directs readers to a page within the Mayo Clinic Guide to Self-Care book where they can find more information on that particular topic.
See for yourself how self-care can help direct people to the appropriate level of care to help control health care costs.
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