As Seen in HBR: Gathering Health Care Insights from Data About People’s Daily Lives

By Jeff Margolis

While the healthcare industry becomes increasingly adept at applying clinical and claims data to improve care, it has largely ignored other data sources that provide the greatest opportunity to positively impact health and cost at scale. The dependence on this limited data set originates in the system’s orientation toward “sick care” — treating illness.

The Secret to Engaging Baby Boomers

By AnneMarie Gramling

It’s no secret that as baby boomers age into Medicare, the stakes to acquire, retain and engage members escalates. The opportunity is big and I’m proud to say that Welltok is already delivering on the challenge. We are seeing increases in engagement of up to 40% through the use of an advanced process that combines robust predictive analytics and best practice multi-channel communications. 

Making Big Data Small for Health Consumers

By Welltok Marketing

When it comes to consumers and their health, a very small percentage of their lives are defined by clinical or claims data. In fact, to change consumer health behaviors for the better, their lifestyle choices play a key role – and that data is far more effective and impactful in getting consumers motivated.   

3 Reasons Why Welltok Should Be On Your Radar in 2018

By Scott Rotermund

International analyst firm, Ovum, selected Welltok for its prestigious “On the Radar” series based on our innovative, comprehensive consumer health enterprise platform and technology-enabled services, and there are three reasons why. 

Super Bowl 🏈 Data Smackdown: Patriots vs Eagles

By Phil Fiero

Could the Super Bowl team you cheer for be a predictor of your health risks? In short, yes! Consumer data points like sports team, TV viewership and eating habits are key indicators of a consumer’s health risks and receptivity to health activities and interventions.

Healthcare Game-Changers or More of the Same? 

By Jeff Margolis

As a healthcare veteran, it was invigorating to read the announcement that Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan are partnering to improve healthcare effectiveness and value for their combined 1.2 million employees. In doing so, they have meaningfully re-awakened a mammoth industry and returned the challenges of the existing U.S. “sickcare” system to the front page.

CDPHP's Obsession with Member Satisfaction is Making a Big Difference

By Welltok Marketing

CDPHP kicked-off the year strong winning Best Company to Work for in New York for the 10th consecutive year. Add to that -- winning the Highest in Member Satisfaction Among Commercial Health Plans in New York award by J.D. Power. It’s clear they are doing something right!

How Chipotle is Winning at Employee Wellbeing

By Welltok Marketing

As you kick-off wellbeing programs in 2018, we take you behind the scenes of our favorite burrito bowl destination -- Chipotle Mexican Grill. Get the inside scoop on how they found a wellbeing platform that met the unique needs of their 71,000 diverse employees, their top 5 lessons learned and the one thing they wished they knew from the beginning.

Guest Blog: 5 Tips from a 5 Star Plan

By Dr. Jonathan Harding, MD

As the Senior Medical Director for Tufts Health Plan’s Five Star Medicare Advantage and FIDESNP products, I’m often asked about our secret to achieving the coveted Five Star Rating. In reality, we don’t have just one secret – we have five focused strategies that we keep front of mind (read on and you’ll see what I’m referring to).