Offering incentives for tobacco cessation can promote positive behavior change, positively impact your bottom line, and improve employee relations, provided you implement an approach that includes a comprehensive cessation program supported by a positive environment.
In this webinar, Dr. Steven A. Schroeder and Dr. John R. Hughes address the unique challenges of nicotine addiction and why a specialized, evidence-based approach is essential for generating positive outcomes.
With all the complexities of the U.S. health care system, people consuming health care services continue to find it challenging to navigate. That’s why, for the fifth year, Aon Hewitt is pleased to partner with the National Business Group on Health (The Business Group) and The Futures Company to conduct the Consumer Health Mindset Study. The study explores the health attitudes, motivators, and preferences of consumers across the U.S.— particularly employees and their dependents as they interact with their employer-sponsored health plans, wellness programs, and the broader health landscape.
Along with our findings about the consumer health mindset, we recommend practical actions you can take to meet consumers where they are and guide them in navigating health care more effectively.
Employers of choice are committed to providing their employees with a rich benefits and compensation program while trying to decrease or maintain operating costs. Our 2015 survey - with over 3,000 participating organizations - covers everything from high-level questions about organizational priorities and benefit strategies, to current and future tactics related to medical and pharmacy benefits, wellness, work-life balance, retirement and employee communications.
Download Gallagher's Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey Executive Summary for a glimpse of what organizations are doing nationwide as they pursue their goals to compete, succeed and prosper in a competitive and constantly evolving market.
Published By: beBetter
Published Date: Jan 16, 2013
This white paper explains how to tie wellness program outcomes to a benefit plan with premium differentials. Many organizations are now using this benefits strategy to drive health care accountability and choice. Learn the laws and best practices.
Published By: Betterment
Published Date: Sep 12, 2018
Most employed Americans want more financial wellness guidance from their employer-sponsored benefits plans. The right 401(k) can help employees save the right amount, diversify, and stay the course — and save organizations time and headaches.
New research has found that being a Dream Company – one that shows it cares about employees, provides them with learning and growth opportunities, and promotes work/life balance – drives retention, engagement, and talent attraction.
In collaborative spaces, people naturally share ideas, which leads to innovation and growth. But how do you design
a workplace that provides a highly collaborative atmosphere and that incorporates what people want? According
to the Cisco® 2014 Connected World Technology Report, the top five workplace trends are:
• Flexibility and coworking
• Space customization
• Employee wellness
• Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs
Published By: CodeBaby
Published Date: Nov 27, 2012
This guide reviews market drivers which are spurring innovation in benefits self-service and enrollment as well as wellness engagement. In addition, it overviews the main capabilities of the leading virtual assistant solution, CIVA benefits advisor.
Published By: CodeBaby
Published Date: Nov 27, 2012
This guide reviews some market drivers which are spurring innovation in patient engagement and wellness participation. In addition, it overviews the main capabilities of the leading virtual assistant solution, CIVA health adviser.
Technology has had a truly transformative impact on the healthcare space. Thanks to innovations in technology, tools and their respective processes, the practice of treating patients has shifted from mostly reactive to proactive, enabling physicians and caregivers to approach healthcare in a more holistic fashion.
As part of that shift, hospitals, wellness centers and physicians’ offices are focusing on providing value over volume1, taking healthcare beyond the four walls of the facility and into patients’ homes, places of work and social centers. The concept of whole health is much easier to attain with technology such as artificial intelligence, analytics, wearables and mobile health (mHealth) apps, to name a few.
"Have you ever caught yourself assuming that all Millennials are active athletes and all Baby Boomers are more sedentary? By making generalizations about employee health goals based on age groups, you risk misunderstanding your employees and their wellness goals. View this webinar and see how you can:
* Manage your wellness program by defining your workforce according to personas
* Motivate each employee based on fitness goals - regardless of their generation
* Increase engagement with targeted communication and attractive incentives
If you’re like most wellness professionals, marketing communication is your most important “side job.” From figuring out when to send emails, identifying the right methods, to designing your communications calendar – it can be a challenge.
View this webinar to hear from a leading consumer marketer and learn how to harness best practices that you can use in your day-to-day role.
Fitbit’s Head of Lifecycle Marketing, Steven Marjon, will show you:
- Tested best practices for communications
- How to set up different communications tracks for onboarding new employees
- Tools and resources to gauge the effectiveness of your communications
Have you ever caught yourself assuming that all Millennials are active athletes and all Baby Boomers are more sedentary? By making generalizations about employee health goals based on age groups, you risk misunderstanding your employees and their wellness goals. Instead, try managing your wellness program by defining your workforce according to personas.
In a three-year retrospective study that analyzed health care claims and wearable device data from a self-insured employer, Springbuk looked at the potential impact of Fitbit technology as part of a wellness program.
The analysis shows that connected health and fitness interventions can close the gap between the everyday actions that change health and drive outcomes for employee health and employer cost. Some of the key findings include:
* Employees who opted into the Fitbit program demonstrated significant cost savings when compared to the control group.
* Engaged users cost less than non-engaged users.
* The opportunity for cost savings is potentially the highest with less active individuals.
Fear not, it is possible to prove the return on investment (ROI) of your wellness program! But don’t take our word for it. Springbuk, a health intelligence platform, recently evaluated the health care claims and wearable device data for a self-insured employer (and Fitbit customer) over a three-year period.
View this webinar, Rod Reasen, CEO at Springbuk, walks you through their study and reveals how:
- Employees who opted into the company’s wearable program cost less than their counterparts
- Total costs for engaged wearable users dropped by 46% vs. 14% for non-engaged individuals
- Cost reductions were highest with less active members – encouraging news for all employee populations
We recently compiled several of those discussions into a guidebook to bring you up to speed, 8 awesome ideas to pump up your wellness program.
This new guidebook is full of advice from the Captivate Community, where you have access to:
* Discussion boards to get answers about activity challenges and lots more
* Tools & resources like guidebooks, tip sheets and FAQ guides
* The Captivate Blog including tips for running your next challenge and improving engagement
Curious about what’s worked in wellness for other companies? Need a couple of fresh ideas? Then check out what five different Fitbit Group Health customers have achieved, and learn how they've seen successes in:
* Creating a wellness program that works for their employees
* Incentivizing employees to keep them excited about wellness
* Creating a stand-out wellness program on a tight budget
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