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In today’s health care environment, prevention is viewed as the best method for improving health quality and reducing long-term health care costs. But it’s not just a matter of health: Prevention is also being positioned as a societal objective. Companies and organizations that harness the potential of these developments will be ableto realize a competitive advantage.
p&wAPCO’s Preventionand Wellness (P&W) offeringis designed to help clients smartly and sustainably engage in this newdiscussion by creating innovative programs that enhance reputation, createvalue and make people healthier. Our programs focus on achieving all threeof these objectives, delivering both business success and social impact.
Making people healthier. Most importantly, our clients genuinelywant to improve the health and quality of life of their customers and employees. Ourprograms use the power of social marketing and community networks to help shapeenabling environments that empower people to make certain health choices.Enhancing reputation. APCO was founded on the belief thatreputation is a key driver behind a company’s success. Our clients are trailblazers,conveners, innovators and leaders in their sectors — but within the P&W community,they still face barriers to participation. APCO helps clients demonstrate value in a waythat enhances their reputation and ties into the ongoing P&W discussion.Creating value. APCO does more than build brand value — we help openthe door for true partnerships that give companies the insights and ability to createproducts and services that have significant return on investment. We understand thatcompanies are under pressure on both sides, from stakeholders who expect brandsto deliver societal impact and from investors who expect businesses to performfinancially. We believe clients can meet both demands — and drive growth — bystrategically weaving P&W into their business plans and value chains.
infectious disease Our areas of expertise — infectious disease, chronic disease and nutrition — are key components of the national focus on the importance of prevention and wellness. We are dedicated to chronic disease driving results through stakeholder engagement and communication strategies to ensure our clients can sustainably build and strengthen their business. nutrition
infectious diseaseScientists and researchers have conquered the basics of infectious disease, but it is not yettime to declare victory. Vaccine-preventable disease is still a leading cause of death in adults inthe United States and in children around the world, while hospital-acquired infections continueto drive health care system costs. With well over a decade of specialized experience, APCO is well-positioned to help companies navigate these evolving issues.
chronic diseaseChronic disease has now supplanted infectious disease as the leading cause of death anddisability globally. APCO’s team includes leading experts who know firsthand the pressurescompanies are facing: Policymakers are looking to private industry for innovations that offerpractical solutions for both health systems and consumers, while increasing emphasis is being placed on companies’ abilities to approach health holistically on a community level.
nutritionAn unprecedented U.S. policy focus on food and nutrition is bringing diverse stakeholders tothe table. Local, state and federal policymakers expect the private sector to help find waysto make the healthy choice the easy choice for consumers. At APCO, we guide our clientsthrough the intersection of policy, nutrition science, food science and public health to develop innovative partnerships and programs that address obesity and malnutrition.
Learn more about what our expertscan do for you at www.apcoworldwide.com/prevention.Whether you are concerned with infectious disease,chronic disease, nutrition or a combination of all three,APCO can help you achieve your goals and become arespected leader in prevention and wellness.