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Benefit Communications

For employers working to increase the productivity of their employees and curb their health spending, effective benefits communication is a necessary challenge. Given the rising cost of healthcare, there is an ever-evolving need to communicate with employees about their role in managing their health and in making informed health care decisions. A comprehensive communications strategy that calls on employees to become part of the solution is the first step in influencing behavior change over time and lowering health care costs. A successful strategy will promote smart purchasing (consumerism) practices and engage employees in health improvement activities.

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Business Health Agenda 2017: Key Insights & LearningsBusiness Health Agenda 2017: Key Insights & Learnings
A summary of latest trends, best practices and innovative tactics for employer-sponsored health benefits and health care initiatives gleaned from Business Health Agenda 2017.

Communicating with an Audience of One: Personalizing HR Communications for Greater Employee Engagement Communicating with an Audience of One: Personalizing HR Communications for Greater Employee Engagement
Learn new techniques for using data and technology to personalize health communications and improve employee engagement.

Consumer Health Mindset® Study 2017: Full Report Consumer Health Mindset® Study 2017: Full Report
Survey to understand employees and covered dependents' perspectives and attitudes towards their health, employer-sponsored wellness programs and their health benefits.

 

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Consumerism Resources
Consumerism encourages employees to take a more active role in their health care by using innovative plan design and offering tools and resources.

Blog Post: Health Communications: Understanding Your Target Audience
Understanding the target audience is a vital first step to effectively positioning a wellness program, its messages and activities.

Plan Design Network Discussion
Network and exchange information on naming on-site clinics to make them more appealing to employees.

If Your Loved One Has Been Diagnosed with Cancer
Fully designed employee communications resource that Business Group members can distribute directly to their workforce.

Global Resources on Health Communications

 

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