How To Build A Business Case for Employee Wellbeing Benefits

By Diathrive Health

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Over the past year, putting health and well-being at the forefront of business strategy has been paramount in helping employees manage unprecedented stress, anxiety, and burnout. The American Institute of Stress reports that 80% of managers and employees feel stressed at work. Further, 6 in 10 adults have at least one chronic disease, driving the nation's $4.1 trillion annual health care costs.

As an employer, type 2 diabetes impacts more than just employees at risk or living with a chronic condition. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, type 2 diabetes costs U.S. employers more than $20 billion annually from unplanned time off from work alone.

Healthier employees make for a happier, more productive workforce. More employers are beginning to move beyond traditional health insurance and retirement plans to invest in digital health programs that provide tools to empower employees to manage their diabetes better and thereby drive behavior change.

There is an undeniable relationship between employee well-being and all business outcomes that matter most to your C-Suite.

Learn how to make a case for employee well-being for your executives in their language.

Employer Healthcare Trends and New Approaches to Diabetes Management

What Do Businesses Need to Know?

In addition to educating management and taking steps from a cultural perspective, HR leaders must ensure that the offered benefits align with the company narrative. That includes ensuring:

Discovering a New Approach to Diabetes Management

Surprisingly, many diabetes programs are not designed for the real journey of a person living with diabetes. Some programs make patients go to the pharmacy and pay for test strips for their blood glucose meter. Other programs have a "one-size fits all" approach that is not tailored to the individual and how it fits into their lives. That's where Diathrive Health comes in.

Our employer-sponsored benefits for employees with diabetes include:

To start investing in diabetes care today, learn more at Diathrive Health.