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Is an ounce of prevention worth $54M? Ask Iron Mountain.

 

Iron Mountain Case Study

In 2013, Iron Mountain set themselves an ambitious goal: Save $54 million in health costs. They succeeded. Here's how. 

 

~1/5 OF TESTED EMPLOYEES WERE AT VERY HIGH RISK OF DEVELOPING TYPE 2 DIABETES

 

THE CHALLENGE

When Iron Mountain dug into the numbers, the facts were sobering. Blood tests showed that almost one-fifth of their employees had prediabetes. What’s more, as their loyal and long-tenured population aged, the odds of this problem worsening were very real.

THE STRATEGY 

Iron Mountain decided to provide employees and their spouses with a suite of carefully-selected health programs and incentives through their in-house LiveWell brand. The goal? Inspire them to become more engaged with their overall well-being and tackle major issues, including the threat of type 2 diabetes.

THE SOLUTION

Iron Mountain partnered with Omada Health to offer a personalized digital behavior change program as part of their platform. 

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THE RESULTS

Since implementing their total health strategy, including Omada, Iron Mountain’s current medical, dental, and disability claims are $40 million below projections. What’s more, there’s no projected increase in health plan costs over the next three years.

Taken together, Iron Mountain is on track to realize more than $70 million in healthcare savings—well above their initial goal of $54 million.

The success of the Omada Program by the numbers

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Iron Mountain employees' success with the Omada program isn't unusual. Take a look at the literature on our peer-reviewed outcomes.