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Why Implementing Business Health is a Smart Choice

Company Benefits

  • Increase productivity
  • Reduce health care costs
  • Lower absenteeism
  • Improve presenteeism
  • Attract and retain talented employees
  • Increase loyalty
  • Enhance company image

Employee Benefits

  • Reduce preventable illness and disease
  • Maintain healthy lifestyle
  • Decrease stress
  • Enhance satisfaction and morale
  • Improve quality of life

As South Carolina’s health care leader, we understand that a healthy workforce equals a healthy business. With 14,000 employees of our own, we appreciate the importance of showing employees that they are valued and cared for every day, especially when it comes to their health.

"Been There, Done That" - You Won’t Have to Reinvent the Wheel

Our Business Health team will help you create a culture of well-being in your organization, using the same successful approach that the MUSC Office of Health Promotion utilized with our own employees. Our programs are based on the science of health promotion and evidence-based practices, and are delivered directly to your worksite by our team of health experts.

Our program dovetails with the nine tenets of the South Carolina Hospital Association Working Well and the Charleston Healthy Business Challenge, of which MUSC is a partner.

Our Business Health approach is tailored to meet the specific needs of your organization. We will listen to your issues, develop a recommended set of services and customize a health promotion program to your budget, health needs, and physical environment.

Our Services

Business Health offers a comprehensive suite of health solutions from which to choose. We can develop individual programs or a comprehensive approach based on your business’ needs. Here is a list of popular programs and services we deliver to Lowcountry employers. If you have a special request or would like to consider an option we do not currently provide, let us know and we will develop a solution. Call Alicia Culler at 843-792-2840 or utilize the form to request a free, no obligation proposal. We will send you an assessment that will provide the essential information needed for us to provide a plan. Depending on the size and complexity of your organization, a site visit may be necessary. 

Physical Health

In addition to remediation, MUSC Health Business Health takes a preventive approach helping employees get healthy and stay healthy.

  • Physical Activity - Active employees are productive employees. Providing your employees with 30 minutes of activity a day can help reduce the risks of heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.
  • Tobacco Cessation - Quitting tobacco is one of the greatest steps your employees can take toward improving both immediate and long-term health.
  • Virtual Health - Telehealth technology allows you to see a doctor from the comfort of home, work or on-the-go, without having to travel to a clinic.
  • Executive Health - Executives undergo an efficient and thorough examination that focuses on early detection, lifestyle enhancement, and disease prevention.

Emotional Health

Good mental health is essential for maintaining good physical health and overall well-being.

  • Stress Management - Helping your employees and work teams understand unhealthy stress and healthy ways to cope with stress are key business imperatives.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - An EAP provides employees, their spouses and children mental health services to manage anxiety, depression, workplace stress, relationship issues, sleep problems, and grief.
  • Weight Management - The MUSC Weight Management Center has consistently been ranked among the top 15 medical weight management centers in the nation.
  • Yogic Breathing - Yogic breathing has been shown to enable employees to gain focus and reduce stress, which allows employees to face the myriad of demands and struggles of everyday work life.

Employer Resources

Registering with the Charleston Healthy Business Challenge and South Carolina Hospital Association Working Well is the first step in your journey to creating positive culture change. 

  • Charleston Healthy Business Challenge - The City of Charleston, MUSC, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, and Arthur J. Gallagher collaborate to create healthier workplaces.
  • SCHA Working Well - The Working Well standards are considered evidence-based best practices by the latest research and leading experts in the field, including the CDC, Health Enhancement Research Organization, and AHA.
  • Wellness Education - Lunch-and-learns or multi-session classes on a wide variety of health-related issues.
  • Occupational Health - The management of health-related issues for employees from pre-employment screenings and physicals to regulatory compliance for high-risk jobs.