How Sprout Helps you Reduce Employee Absenteeism

With Sprout, member activity and participation data can be easily combined with external data sources to produce powerful insights. By laying in claims, healthcare and other member performance data, you’ll have visibility into trends and predictive analytics.

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Flexible, Holistic and Authentically Engaging

Sprout is highly configurable to look and feel like it’s truly yours. We get to know each employee and leverage real health data to build personalized program recommendations to ensure success. With Sprout, there’s something valuable, relevant and exciting for everyone. The result? Organic program engagement and lasting positive health change leading to reduced disability, absenteeism, and workplace accidents.

Sprout Features

  • Accessible anywhere with Sprout’s mobile and web apps

  • Industry first, real time, predictive, activity driven Health Risk Assessment

  • Simple and personalized goal setting

  • Fun, gamified, rewards and incentives ready experience

  • Integrated with top activity tracking apps and devices

  • Turn-key team, personal, and company-wide challenges

  • Single place for all company interest communities and event calendar

  • Targeted communications, and just-in-time reminders


The Sprout Advantage


Insights & Analytics

Your time is important. Use Sprout’s insights to focus on at risk departments and locations and programs that truly work. Measure results with real time risk factor prediction. Integrate your claims, absenteeism, engagement and performance data to obtain even deeper insights, action plans, and real time ROI.


Best in Class Service

We will be with you every step of the way on your journey to achieve lasting, measurable results. Our team of experienced wellness and behavioral change experts will provide you with the support, best practices and program recommendations to ensure success. We also offer full member support to ensure an exceptional experience.


Authentic Engagement

We’ve leveraged the best social media and usability best practices, gamification, rewards and incentives to build organic program participation. Through targeted, just-in-time communications, user-generated content and authentic connections we achieve industry leading program participation.

What is Employee Absenteeism

Employee absenteeism is, simply put, workers missing work. Top reasons for absence include illness/injuries, poor office morale, and stress/burnout. Related to absenteeism is presenteeism: employees are present, but not working at their full potential, whether due to illness or lack of engagement.

Impact of Employee Absenteeism

Unscheduled employee absenteeism is on the rise and can negatively impact an organization’s productivity, profitability and work culture. In addition to paying for replacement workers and added administrative costs, quality and safety both risk being compromised. Employee absenteeism costs Canadian companies upwards of $16 billions dollars each year.

How to measure Employee Absenteeism

Surprisingly, many companies are not actively and effectively tracking employee absenteeism. Different measures can be put in place, including, tracking length of absences, when and where they most commonly occur, and identifying absentee patterns. The bottom line: understanding why your employees are away is a crucial step to addressing persistent absenteeism issues.

How to reduce Employee Absenteeism

Begin by tracking and understanding the causes for absenteeism. Then, begin to build resources and programming to help employees return to work, stay healthy, feel engaged and manage their stress. Absenteeism is 27% lower for employee who eat healthily and exercise regularly.

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