The “Tragedy of the Commons” for wellness provides opportunity for health plans

The tragedy of the commons refers to a phenomenon where a shared resource is depleted by individuals acting independently and rationally according to their own self-interest, despite their understanding that the depletion of that common resource is contrary to their long term interest. For example, consider a small community that draws clean drinking water (shared resource) from a common...

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Wellness: A Timely Concern for Our Nation

Today more than ever, we as a nation face the challenge of rising healthcare costs. $3 out of every $4 spent on healthcare goes toward chronic diseases rather than the prevention of diseases and the promotion of health. Wellness has been a focus for some time within our existing healthcare system, but has not quite achieved the transformation at a national level to help curb our spiraling...

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