Another of the Human Resource Management based programs at the companies which has been attracting much attention of the late are the health programs of the company. The health programs are basically the specific strategies and policies of the company, with the support of which the company tries to increase and improve the health of its employees.
The main reason as to why the companies are interested in increasing the health of their workers and their employees is because they result in dramatic reduction of health insurance premiums for the company, saving the costs of such insurance programs. The company is therefore able to control expenses while have a more productive workforce. Currently it has been reported that only 20% of the programs being offered by companies pertaining to improving health of the people are being utilized by their employees, however the trend depicts that this percentage is due to grow more rapidly.