Search the Archive

In Depth (Wellness Programs) #740515

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 24, 2003
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Anne Thompson) Many companies’ strategy of encouraging employees to keep fit because it cuts health care costs featured; details given about medical bills for overweight & obese workers and about the wellness program at Highsmith Inc. in Wisconsin. [Home Depot worker Steve ALBONE‡- comments on his fitness regime.] [Home Depot health promotion manager Wendi BAILEY†- outlines advantages of healthier employees.] [Workplace health advocate John CLYMER†- comments on investing in human capital.] [Highsmith vice president of human resources Bill HERMAN†- cites savings on health care costs.] [Highsmith employee Dixie JACSEK‡- says the company saved her life.]

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.