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The Million-Dollar Workplace Wellness Heart Attack Screen

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I think I should hit “Reblog” on this post because it’s getting a fair number of “likes.” It is 4 years old but still applies, probably even more so. I guess I thought everyone had seen it but apparently not. Short answer: yes, it does cost about a million dollars to avoid a heart attack using a screen.

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A lot of screening exams cost way more than they save and often they prevent only very few bad outcomes. The article below is an excellent review of screening protocols and analyses and the math that goes into figuring these outcomes. Great read for any businesses considering adopting Wellness screening.

http://healthaffairs.org/blog/2013/04/29/the-million-dollar-workplace-wellness-heart-attack-screen/

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