News: Saving Healthcare Expenses, Management Time, and Engaging Employees with Health And Wellness

Custom Company Mobile Apps

Using Custom Company Mobile Apps to Engage and Improve Employee Productivity

Demands for enterprise mobility and flexibility are a new reality in today’s workforce, and employers have turned to mobile apps, such as Continuwell, to meet these demands. The right technology can increase productivity, enhance communication, and improve employee engagement.   A standard app off the shelf is not likely to engage your employees because it does not solve problems specific

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thriving employees

Strategies to Help Employees Thrive

For a company to be successful, managers need their employees to thrive and not just survive. Studies show that employees’ physical, cognitive, and emotional energies all improve in a thriving work environment. A recent report from the SHRM Foundation, in collaboration with Globoforce, titled “Creating a More Human Workplace Where Employees and Business Thrive” explains that caring workplaces produce employees who love

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Guide for CFOs and HR Managers

Help Employees Engage with Your Company Resources: A Guide for CFOs and HR Managers

By Charu G. Raheja, PhD Companies invest thousands of dollars in employee wellbeing. How do they encourage employees to take advantage of those resources and make more informed decisions? When asked to list priorities for employee resources in 2018, respondents ranked their top three priorities as managing employee benefit costs (66%), helping employees make more informed benefits decisions (40%), and

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workplace wellbeing

Why Wellbeing is Simply Good Business

It pays to have a strategic plan for employee health and wellbeing. Studies show that the majority of workplace wellbeing program participants have lowered their healthcare costs and see that employees are making healthier lifestyle choices. Studies consistently have shown that improving employee wellbeing has positive outcomes for the employees as well as the organization. The 2016 Progress Report for

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habits that increase employee productivity

Create Habits That Increase Employee Productivity

It is no argument that we are creatures of habit. In fact, whole books have been devoted to the habits of human behavior. Habits feel good. Recent studies show that developing positive work habits can even increase productivity in the office. So managers should consider how developing positive habits can help employees get the most out of their productive week.

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Employee Wellness programs

Jump-Start Your Employee Wellness Program with Health Ambassadors

Wellness programs are a nearly $8 billion industry in the U.S. and are expected to grow at a clip of nearly 7.8 percent through 2021. Over 60 percent of organizations offer wellness programs to their employees to date.  And the benefits are clear, wellness programs have demonstrated improved productivity and reduced healthcare costs. Studies show that effective programs are associated with 11

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employee resource technology

Tips to Demonstrate the Financial Benefits of Investing in a New Employee Resource Technology

Having the best strategy to manage employee benefits and retention is a top concern for many employers, but it can often be challenging to demonstrate the benefits of investing in employee resources to the overall company value.  In a recent study released by HUB International, nearly half of benefits professionals believe that technology upgrades, such as Continuwell, would reduce their

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employee wellbeing

Save Time, Improve Employee Wellbeing, and Decrease Healthcare Expenses

The ever-increasing amount of technology and resources for employee wellbeing and engagement can make the workload for HR managers and COOs overwhelming. When deciding on a solution, it is important to stay focused on the needs of your employees and choose those that will benefit them while not increasing your workload in educating and engaging employees with the resources.  Below are

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Continuwell Health Ambassador

Showcase Your Employee Wellbeing Commitment with Continuwell Nurses

Read this story of how Health Ambassador Beth helped Joel* overcome a medication cost issue. Currently, companies are investing a significant amount of their dollars in employee health, engagement and wellbeing; and it is for good reason: studies show a 19 percent increase in operating income from engaged and healthy employees.  While investing is an important first step, equally important

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