Improving Population Health: The Business Community Imperative

This article by Andrew Webber and Suzanne Mercure discusses the economic effect of poor population health and the role of the business community in population health improvement. The authors argue that businesses “[need] to understand population health and not focus just on the health of employees at the worksite,” and they “describe a long-term approach to population health, including incentives, and identify what is needed to engage business leadership in population health improvement.”