Going beyond basic wellness, Health by Design solutions more effectively link good health with energy and productivity management.

Good health is not merely an absence of sickness; true health relates to optimal balance between strength of body, resilience of mind, and a positive drive to succeed. While many companies provide services targeting simple health risk identification and risk reduction, few compare to Health by Design's innovative integration of health and high performance management.

Driving key behaviour changes across your workforce which not only improve health, but also optimise mental health and functioning, means the value we provide your organisation in terms of workforce health improvement, productivity gains, job engagement, and work/life balance can't be beaten.

Productivity declines an average of 2% for every preventable health risk an employee exhibits.

Join the dots

Healthy employees are up to 3 times more productive than the least healthy.

Numerous large, well established, and rigorous cross-sectional studies have clearly linked employee health risks to organisational financial and performance measures including absence rates, disability claims, workers compensation, and reduced on the job productivity.

Of the ten most commonly measured modifiable health conditions, the following seven have specifically been shown to have a negative impact on employer costs and workforce performance: obesity, high blood glucose, high blood pressure, smoking, physical inactivity, high stress and depression.

As much as half of the average work population has at least one of these risk factors; many have multiple. Most of these health conditions are either completely related to lifestyle, or can be significantly improved by changing poor health and lifestyle behaviours.

Case study

Telstra case study

Telstra case study


How can Health by Design help?

We offer targeted, innovative, engaging solutions based on the needs and identified risk areas of your workforce. Our high engagement branding, content and innovative solutions allow us to target 80%+ engagement and 60%+ measured risk reduction across your total workforce.


Collaboratively developed in consultation with you, then 100% delivered by Health by Design practitioners at a contact frequency and intensity that achieves optimal population outcomes in terms of engagement and measured change.

Gold – maximise a limited budget

A 12 month program targeting identified risks. However, there is an intensive 4 month block focussed on risk identification and subsequent risk reduction. The remaining 8 months focus on sustainability of key messages and education.

Train the Trainer

Health by Design develop and deliver the first 4 months of the program. During this time, Health by Design concurrently train local site based ‘trainers’. 

  • The trainer is supported monthly, including reviews of engagement and recorded change. 

  • Monthly health promotion materials are provided to support individual action plans and group education.

  • Health by Design return annually to provide testing and specialist support where required.


Logistical challenges are not a problem. Contact us to discuss your options and we'll customise a program to suit your workforce.


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