May 25, 2022

5 ways every Columbus employer can advance workforce whole health

Jane Peterson, President, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Ohio

Health is more than a collection of vital signs. Physical, mental, spiritual and financial health are all parts of the same whole. The foundations of whole health also include social drivers like nutritious foods, quality health care, transportation, education and accessible housing.

The implications of this view for Central Ohio employers are profound. Employers have a core business interest in the health of employees and their families. Commitment to employees’ whole health can also give employers an edge in this competitive hiring market.

To cultivate a healthy, high-performing workforce, employers must address whole health and the social drivers that impact it. The last two years have provided hard-earned lessons for employers on how they can improve their associates’ whole health.

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