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.
Social connectedness is essential to employee health. The need for social connections in ingrained in us from the day we are born. What’s more, humans are known to be naturally social animals and need to have relationships with others, both in our personal lives and in the workplace. But where did this desire for social connectedness come from, and what does it really mean for employees’ health and wellness?
Download our white paper, “Social connectedness: The secret to employee health and happiness” to learn:
• The science behind social connectedness
• How social behaviors impact our health and the workplace
• How to incorporate social technology into your wellness program
You’ll also receive key takeaways on driving social engagement in your wellness program.
How can a corporate wellness program get your employees motivated?
Motivation is essential to maintaining positive behavior changes, especially when it comes to achieving health goals. But how do employees get motivated, and most importantly, stay motivate? Simply put—it depends on the person and why they want to get healthy.
Download our white paper, “The truth about motivation and what makes healthy habits stick” to learn:
• The ins and outs of motivation
• The importance of motivational interviewing
• What motivation means for wellness incentives
You’ll also get your hands on motivational messaging tips to apply to the various fitness levels at your company.
Get your team on a path to wellness today. Download the motivation whitepaper now!
Research shows that wellness plans are extremely important to your clients. Employers have very solid reasons for embarking on a wellness program, including increased productivity and lower health costs for their employees. They are struggling to achieve their goals, however. Many employers aren’t sure how to begin a program; even the most advanced employers in terms of wellness are seeking ways to improve their wellness activities
Published By: Lumeris
Published Date: Aug 04, 2014
Providers need new engagement strategies and workflows, such as those offered by Lumeris, which empower consumers to make educated health choices and become partners in their own wellness. In turn, patients need the right support from their providers, in innovative, high-touch forms, so they can make the right health care and financial choices for themselves and their families. Lumeris offers five strategies for effective consumer engagement, as well as the high-touch, technological know-how to activate patients.
Your business is important, and so are the employees who make it great. When they're healthier, they're happier and when they're happier, they're more engaged at work. That's why having a wellness program that works is the key.
Keas surveyed more than 100 Human Resource Executives across the United States via an online survey between July 31 and August 16, 2013. This survey tracked HR executive opinions on HR topics and plans and priorities for the 2014 calendar year. The survey revealed health and wellness programs are taking center stage in employee engagement and retention. With healthcare costs and obesity-related diseases on the rise and wellness incentives baked into the Affordable Care Act (ACA), this will be the first year health will play a major role in health benefits as organizations integrate preventative care programs to manage costs.
The start of the Affordable Care Act has been delayed to January 2015 and now is the time to get educated on provisions for Corporate Wellness Programs which are critical to combatting rising healthcare costs.
The Employee Well-being Platforms Buyer’s Guide will take the guesswork out of your decision. Learn how to properly evaluate the options on today’s market and determine what features matter most to you.
Published By: Limeade
Published Date: Feb 02, 2017
Wellness for workplaces has been around for a few years. But did you know that its history actually stretches back more than a century? In this ebook, we cover the evolution of wellness from its humble beginnings to the programs we see today.
The direct and indirect costs associated with Employee Health & Happiness has shifted Employee Wellness from voluntary benefit to Strategic Imperative. HR is on the front lines of this fight. Are you ready?
The economics of employee health & happiness are both frightening and wildly compelling. Companies that seize the Employee Wellness opportunity will win the war for talent and distance themselves from their competition. Wellness is no longer a "nice to have." It's business strategy.
Published By: Limeade
Published Date: Feb 10, 2015
Do you know if your employees are satisfied with their benefits? The question is more important than you might think. A survey of nearly 2,000 employees uncovered exactly what motivates them to be their best.
Published By: Limeade
Published Date: Jun 29, 2015
It’s time to tear down the wall between engagement and wellness by addressing the whole employee — health, well-being and performance. Learn nine reasons why a single flexible engagement platform is the way to get there.
Published By: Limeade
Published Date: Dec 07, 2015
Winter makes it tough on employees who want to stay healthy and engaged at work. When rain, snow and cold keep people indoors, download our guide to help promote well-being that keeps them motivated and productive.
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.
The Ohio State University Health Plan manages healthcare insurance benefits and wellness resources for the university’s 29,000 employees, as well as their spouses and dependents. The Ohio State University is one of the nation’s top 20 public universities, and its Wexner Medical Center ranked #3 among 104 academic medical centers that were included in the 2014 University Health System Consortium Quality and Accountability Study. The health plan, medical center and university work together to help deliver safe, efficient, patient centered care to its members.
Published By: OC Tanner
Published Date: Nov 16, 2016
The concept of wellness in the workplace is relatively new and many companies are actively creating wellness programs to improve the lives of their employees. However, the exact definition of wellness remains unclear and inconsistent across organizations. Global research conducted by The O.C. Tanner Institute helps establish a definition of employee wellbeing. This paper explains the large benefits in store for companies that are able to improve their employees’ wellbeing and explores why this trend is relevant in the workplace today. It describes, in detail, what companies can do to improve the large portion of life spent at work and, more specifically, investigates how the benefits and perks currently offered at work impact wellbeing and where they fall short.
Published By: Limeade
Published Date: Sep 30, 2016
The newest research from Limeade and Quantum Workplace reveals that individual well-being is related to employee engagement. Learn why your organization’s support is so critical, the role of culture in well-being and how it drives business results.
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.