From the moment we heard about text4baby—a free, bilingual health education text messaging service for pregnant women and new moms—we were committed! We wanted to join forces in providing critical information to help moms give their babies the best possible start in life. And we loved how text4baby used a common form of technology to achieve this.
We’re the first to admit it is a little clichéd. But the New Year—with all the promises people make to themselves to live better and be healthier—can be the perfect way to start an ongoing conversation with your employees and their families.
Companies are increasingly looking at results-based wellness programs as a means of managing health care costs. Participation in biometric screenings alone isn’t enough anymore. This presentation covers what you need to know about implementing your very own results-based program with our new product, Limeade GreenLine.
GreenLine: Creating Success with Results-Based Wellness
It’s the first week of the year, and your employees have made personal vows to eat better, exercise more and manage stress.
As health care advocates, you won’t always have such a motivated audience. Your natural instinct is to take advantage of this post-new-year’s-resolutions attention span to promote your wellness programs. But, make sure your efforts will create results, not cynicism.
U.S. Preventive Medicine was part of our Employer panel at October’s Health 2.0 Conference, a wonderful event that showcases the latest in health care technology and especially how it is helping connect people—to information, to their doctors, to other patients—to improve their health. The Health 2.0 for Employers panel looked at how these technologies are improving the health care experience for employees and their families.
It is the question every benefits pro has to answer: Is a wellness initiative a worthwhile investment? While many of us would instinctively answer “yes!”, you can’t make a case for funding off of instinct.