Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Wellness and Health Improvement Program: A business plan
by Nget, Monica, M.S., California State University, Long Beach, 2016, 62; 10159002
Abstract (Summary)

Wellness and health improvement program (WHIP) is a weight loss program for medical center employees. The 12-week comprehensive program incorporates nutritional guidance and physical conditioning aimed at improving cardiovascular fitness for individuals who live sedentary lifestyles and are at least 30 pounds overweight. WHIP fosters camaraderie and a social support network among participants and provides the convenience of time and location by bringing the program to the workplace. WHIP provides employers a means of controlling healthcare cost, increasing productivity and sustaining employee health.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: O'Lawrence, Henry
Commitee: Nguyen, Hannah-Hanh D., Reynolds, Grace L.
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Health Care Administration
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 56/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Health care management
Publication Number: 10159002
ISBN: 978-1-369-13994-5
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