CREATE A CULTURE OF ENGAGEMENT AND A HEALTH SAVVY WORKFORCE
Do your wellness programs struggle with utilization?
Adding health literacy and gamification may be your answer.
HEALTH LITERACY & PEER SUPPORT FOR CAREGIVERS
Family members and caregivers are on the front lines, providing
support to our service members and veterans. It's time to help
KEYS TO PREVENTION: HEALTH LITERACY COLLABORATIVE SUPPORT
Address the need for health literacy. Reduce high cost insurance claims.Learn more about WelLinc Plus Enterprise »
By 2015, the cost of coverage and related expenses is projected to be $4 trillion, 20% of GDP.Source: Partnership for Prevention and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Nearly half of every dollar spent on healthcare costs is related to a medical error.Source: AIG Healthcare Risk Consulting
50% of patients leave doctor appointments without understanding what's wrong or what to do next.Source: Orca Health 2013. Orca Health is a Mobile Healthcare Company that partners with Harvard Medical School to improve doctor-patient interaction.
90% of patients have difficulty following even the most routine medical advice.Source: The Joint Commission (TJC) Formerly the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare organizations
Patients ask 0 to 2 questions in talking with their doctors face-to-face.Source: Orca Health
A new study shows that hospital errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S. and between 210,000 to 400,000 hospital patients die needlessly each year because of hospital mistakes.Source: Journal of Patient Safety, 2013
Twice as many deaths in the hospital are due to the lack of communications than due to medical incompetence.Source: The Joint Commission (TJC) formerly the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
The Wellness Engagement Challenge: What's Missing?
Many executives, when asked, will quickly say that "Wellness and prevention are very important to our company." However, for most organizations there is a major disconnect between wellness programs and employee participation. Most employees can't give a "top of mind" answer when asked, "Which wellness and incentive programs do you like best?"Read Article »