We collect and use data on everyone we work with, before, during and after our programs, so that we can continue to improve our evidence-based program designs. We will report data to you on an aggregate basis to help your Human Resource officers and financial decision makers evaluate the return on your investment.
A 2005 Aetna study showed that one year after the completion of the Sound Health program, 19% of participants had discontinued meds entirely. The entire study group had filled 55% fewer prescriptions.
Average Annual Savings
$4,140 per person for meds alone.
A study conducted by the University of Washington and published in 2007 in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (49:1212-1217), showed that the participants in the programs at Sound Health lost an average of 5.4% body weight during the program and had continued to lose weight one year after. Average prescription drug use dropped 44%.
We track over 20 variables including changes in body composition, weight, anthropometric measures, blood pressure, blood lipids, blood glucose and glycated hemoglobin, dietary fat, calorie balance, food choices, strength, flexibility, stamina, minutes of exercise, depression, self esteem, quality of life and the number and dosage of medications related to co-morbidities.