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Literature Review

This research looks at existing health and productivity data to learn from global research and practice. Literature review is a foundational element of most of our work across all categories, but it is sometimes performed as a standalone project.  


Literature Review Projects

CDC – Systematic Review of Programs, Policies, and Practiced Advanced by the CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard (2020-2021) 

The Institute conducted a systematic review of workplace health promotion programs that have used the CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard (CDC Scorecard) in designing, implementing, and evaluating workplace programs to understand the CDC ScoreCard’s impact on program delivery and population health outcomes. 

Staywell Health Management – ROI Model (2012) 

In partnership with Truven Health Analytics, the Institute conducted a literature review to inform productivity-related algorithms to build and customize an ROI Model tool for Staywell Health Management.

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CDC – Landscape Assessment (2007) 

In partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and the University of Georgia (UGA), the Institute led a Landscape Assessment of U.S. employers’ Workforce Health, Health Promotion, and Safety (WHHPS) activities to identify the WHHPS components that support efforts to preserve, protect, and improve employee health. 

DHHS - Guidance Document on Preparing a Solicitation for Section 4108 of the Patient Protection and Affordability Act (2011) 

The Institute and Truven Health conducted a literature review and thought leadership roundtable discussions on implementing initiatives involving incentives to Medicaid beneficiaries. The incentives are designed to encourage participation in health improvement programs and to demonstrate health outcomes, as required by Section 4108 of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.