HealthWire: October 2016
Harvard Business Review features article from Sean McManamy
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Product Sean McManamy shares our latest research on the elusive drivers of wellness program participation in the Harvard Business Review. Read Sean’s article “Why People Do—and Don’t—Participate in Wellness Programs” on the Harvard Business Review’s website.
Be the River: Managing change in your organization
Phil Goss, senior vice president, CFO and treasurer of HealthFitness parent company The Trustmark Companies, shares leadership lessons he learned from reaching the summit of Alaska’s Denali, the highest mountain peak in North America. Read the blog and watch the amazing video to learn how this life-changing experience gave Phil valuable insight on managing change—how he learned to be the river. Watch Phil’s inspiring story here.
Leadership activation of employee health
Would you think twice about going to a gym that urged you to shape up but where the trainers never exercise? How likely are you to take a walking break during the workday when your manager never leaves their desk? Vice President of Account Management Ann Wyatt shares why there is a great opportunity for leaders at all levels of an organization to help activate employee wellness. Read Ann’s recent blog on our website.
Ann Wyatt offers leadership tips in TalentCulture
Ann Wyatt, HealthFitness’ vice president of account management, notes “5 things every employee wants in a workplace wellness program,” in a recent Employee Benefit News article. Read the article on the Employee Benefit News website.
HealthCare Consumerism Radio interview with Sean McManamy
Our Senior VP, Strategy and Product Sean McManamy was interviewed on HealthCare Consumerism Radio, where he shared our latest research on how to engage more people in wellness. Listen to the interview here.
Stacking up healthy changes
Chief Science and Analytics Officer Tatiana Shnaiden, MD, shares new research from our Science and Analytics team that identifies success factors for reducing employee body mass index (BMI). Read Tatiana’s blog on our website and learn how to impact BMI.
Upcoming wellness programming demo
Get your participants moving toward better health with a fun health challenge!
Passport™ group demo: November 3, 2016; 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM EST
Learn how this online challenge is the ticket to an exciting health adventure that makes it easy and fun for your participants—partnering with a travel companion, visiting well-known international tourist spots and practicing challenging yet achievable health habits together.
Contact your Program Manager or Account Manager to join a demo or for more details on how to add these and other challenges to your wellness programming.
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