September 16 – Meeting Resource
The September 16th meeting of the Michigan Wellness Council featured the presentation “Wellness: Does It Work? Insights Based on Choice Architecture & Behavioral Economics” by Jeff Dobro M.D. of RedBrick Health. With noise in the popular press, some are questioning the value of wellness programs. This session reviewed engagement and behavior-change best practices, presented original research on the outcomes of a model that meets people where they are, and revealed surprising findings on the link between design and outcomes.