HealthWire: September 2016
Research points to elusive drivers of wellness program participation
We recently conducted research which shows that to drive participation in wellness programs, employers must address both the emotional and functional needs of employees and include personalized, customized communications. For greater insight on the research findings, download our new Think piece, Engage Me: The critical role of culture and personal connections as drivers of employee participation in health, wellness and fitness programs,” and learn insightful answers from the very employees who are looking for meaningful, multi-dimensional program engagement.
HealthFitness announces new partnership with WELLBEATS™
We’re excited to announce our new partnership with WELLBEATS™, the leading provider and pioneer of virtual fitness solutions. Learn how this new partnership is designed to support employee fitness and get more employees moving.
Ann Wyatt offers leadership tips in TalentCulture
Ann Wyatt, HealthFitness’ vice president of account management, notes “4 ways leaders inspire employee wellness,” in a recent TalentCulture article. View the article on the TalentCulture website.
Putting passion into action
More than 75 percent of employee wellness program participants said personal touch was important in their health, according to our recent research. Learn how HealthFitness delivers high-touch, high-impact health and well-being solutions driven by the infectious passion of our people from our Senior VP, Strategy and Product Sean McManamy.
Martin Banks Named Director of Business Development at HealthFitness
We’re pleased to announce that Martin Banks has been appointed director of business development. This wellness industry and HealthFitness veteran will partner with employers and consultants to develop and implement high-touch, employee centric corporate fitness solutions. Read the press release to learn more.
Dana Park Joins HealthFitness as Vice President of Business Development
HealthFitness is pleased to announce the addition of Dana Park as vice president of business development. In her new role, Park will partner with employers and consultants to develop and implement high-touch, employee centric health management and corporate fitness solutions. Read the press release to learn more.
BenefitsPro features interview with Sean McManamy
Our Senior VP, Strategy and Product Sean McManamy provides insight into why employees may resist joining wellness programs—particularly those in the middle of the engagement spectrum—and how employers can engage them. View the article on the BenefitsPro website.
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.
Passport is a trademark of Health Enhancement Systems. Professionally managed by HealthFitness, the leading provider of employee health solutions. © 2016 Health Fitness Corporation
Connect With Us
We’re excited to be presenting at the 2016 HERO Forum, Sept. 27-29 in Atlanta. Our Chief Science and Analytics Officer Tatiana Shnaiden, MD, and Regional Vice President Tim Peters, will lead the breakout session, “Aligning Work Environment with Policy to Create a Culture of Health” at 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27.