How communication helps create a smart health care consumer

Creating smart healthcare consumers takes personalized and frequent communication. What are the characteristics of a smart health care consumers? Here are some examples: – Carefully chooses a personal doctor (primary care physician) for managing their healthcare – Maintains a healthy lifestyle – Gets an annual checkup and follows doctor’s recommendations – Prepares specific questions to ask doctors before a visit … Read More

Don’t miss this benefits opportunity with new hires

This is true story. Only the name is changed to protect the innocent. After he was hired, Bob went through an orientation meeting with someone from HR. He met his boss and coworkers and began applying his skills to his job. It was a nervous time for him as he knew first impressions are critical to the perception that his … Read More

Using interactive videos as a one-stop-spot for benefits communication

Over 80 percent of people go online with a computer, smart phone or tablet for personal information and learning. Such online, on-demand and just-in-time access to information is how people learn today. When you centralize your benefits communication online, you make it easier for employees and spouses to access it. This is important not only during annual enrollment, but year … Read More

Aligning benefits communications to the way people learn

People use the internet to learn what they want when they want to — on demand and just in time. That’s why it’s important for benefits communication to be available to employees and spouses at anytime and from anywhere. The easiest and least expensive way to do that is to place your benefits communication online– and not just during enrollment … Read More

Five ways to connect employees to your benefits communication

To place their benefits communications online, some employers post PDFs of the materials they used to mail to employees, such as annual enrollment kits. Others are using interactive videos to help employees choose and use their benefits and wellness resources online. One key to success with an online benefits communication strategy is motivating employees to click the link for benefits … Read More

Why benefits communication to new hires is important

The right benefits communication can make a difference. Let’s start with the facts. You spend a lot of money on benefits for your employees. If you have good benefits communication, your employees are using their benefits appropriately and cost- efficiently. If not, you at least know that good benefits communication is vital in getting employees to appreciate their benefits and … Read More

How interactive videos can boost communication

When trying to educate your employees on their health care benefits, there are a number of different options available. The most important thing as an employer is to make sure that workers know what they can afford and what plans will best work for them and their families. So how can you effectively communicate what can often be dry information? One … Read More