7 Tips to Manage Holiday Stress

It’s no secret that the holidays can be stressful and leave you feeling like Scrooge. You may not be able to stop the tide of holiday stressors but here are some tips to help you manage the stress and maximize your merriment.

By Carrie Williams

What Only Digital Health Engagement Experts Know, and You Need To…

Let’s be honest, consumers don’t define themselves by their disease. So, how are you going to get them to manage it?

By Welltok Marketing

As seen in WSJ - Lessons from the Cognitive Front Lines: Early Adopters of IBM's Watson

IBM's Watson is one of the most appealing new technologies of the 21st century, and the most prominent example of the new category of “cognitive computing.”

By Welltok Marketing

Welltok Acquires Silverlink to Enable Multi-Channel, Targeted Engagement

Welltok is excited to announce the acquisition of Silverlink to enable multi-channel, targeted consumer engagement.

By Welltok Marketing

Welltok Ranked #50 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2015 Technology Fast 500

Welltok is excited to announce that we ranked #50 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a listing of the fastest growing companies in North America.

By Welltok Marketing

IBM and Welltok Transform Benefit and Health Management for Employees

Welltok is excited to announce the successful rollout of a Watson-powered version of the CaféWell Health Optimization Platform™ to IBM employees, leveraging the power of cognitive computing to help revolutionize how IBM manages health resources and engages employees.

By Welltok Marketing

Welltok Acquires Zamzee to Optimize the Health of Children and Their Families

Welltok is excited to announce the acquisition of Zamzee, an award-winning health program developed by HopeLab, to add more solutions for children to its CaféWell Health Optimization Platform™ and further engage millions of children and their families in healthy activities.

By Welltok Marketing

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Hear How IBM Cracked the Employee Engagement Code

IBM, one of the nation’s leading employers, knew that it needed to change the way it approached employee engagement to drive greater benefit usage and value for its employees.

By Welltok Marketing

How well do you know Jack? (new eBook)

How well do you really know Jack, aka your consumer? Under the current “sickcare” system, most of what is known about Jack is retrospective from claims and clinical data.

By Welltok Marketing

How Britney Started Her Journey to Optimized Health

The best part of success stories is that the results speak for themselves.

By Carrie Williams

Health Rewards Are Here to Stay - Don't Make These 5 Mistakes (infographic)

Rewards for healthy behaviors have been growing by leaps and bounds as a way to reduce healthcare costs for several years.

By Michael Dermer

CaféWell Connect Fast Five: Canary Health

Five fun questions. Five honest answers. One innovative CaféWell Connect Partner.

By Welltok Marketing

Welltok Ranks High on Inc. 5000 List

When we founded Welltok, it was with the premise that the health industry has largely been focused on ’sickcare’ and consumers are missing from the equation.

By Scott Rotermund

Forget Population Health, Start with Individuals (mHealthNews masters session)

Population health management has become one of the biggest buzz words of 2015 – but what does it really mean?

By Michelle Snyder

What You Don't Know About "Jack" Can Hurt Your Programs (webinar replay)

Hundreds of senior executives acknowledged that they don't know Jack - at least as well as they could - by tuning in to one of AHIP’s most popular webinars of the year.

By Welltok Marketing

What's Keeping Your CEO Up at Night

From skyrocketing costs to Obamacare, it’s no surprise your CEO has a lot on their minds.

By Welltok Marketing

Prevention Delivers Value - 4 recommendations

Americans spend twice as much on healthcare as citizens of other developed countries, with chronic diseases dominating healthcare costs. In fact, 86 percent of U.S. healthcare costs are attributed to chronic disease. In the healthcare field, we continue to discuss how our system is shifting to value over volume, but how does that connect to reducing healthcare costs and reducing chronic disease?

By Robin Schepper

From eWeek: Welltok Takes IBM Watson to Dinner

Cognitive computing is now being used to satisfy your cravings while optimizing your health, thanks to Healthy DiningIBM Watson and Welltok.

By Welltok Marketing

Not All Analytics Are Created Equal (infographic)

For too long, healthcare analytics has been focused on what the patient is doing, rather than the consumer.

By Welltok Marketing

What Healthcare Can Learn from Sesame Street (video)

Better than a TED talk
Partner, build or buy is a dilemma that many senior leaders face with technology these days. 

By Welltok Marketing

6 Quick Tips to Improve Your Health

Hot dogs and hamburgers are sure to be on the menu for the upcoming 4th of July holiday. It's a time of the year when we could all use a bit of extra health coaching.

By Carrie Williams

10,000 Reasons Why Engaging Seniors Matters

There are 10,000 reasons why engaging the consumers in this market matters, according to Jim Fields, Oliver Wyman partner and Medicare expert.

By Welltok Marketing

AHIP Institute's Ring of Fire

It's that time of year again - AHIP Institute 2015 has come and gone.

By Michelle Snyder

Avoid the Creep Factor When Designing for Consumers

You’re at a cocktail party. You see an attractive person across the room. You walk up and introduce yourself with the opener: “I really enjoyed the pics you shared on Facebook of your party last night."

By Travis McElfresh

3 Questions We Couldn't Wait to Ask Jim Fields About Engaging Seniors

We couldn't wait for Thursday's webinar to hear what Jim Fields, Oliver Wyman partner and Medicare expert, had to say about engaging seniors in their health.

By Mimi Macauley

From USA Today: Healthcare takes small steps to go digital, and it’s promising

In a recent USA Today article about the promise of technology in healthcare, Centura Health’s rollout of Welltok's CaféWell Concierge was highlighted.

By Welltok Marketing

Are EHRs and PHRs designed to fail?

In an interview with MedCity News, Welltok's CEO Jeff Margolis expressed the belief that current electronic health records and personal health records are unintentionally designed to fail.

By Welltok Marketing

Healthcare’s biggest misunderstanding: the rectangle and the square

People use patient and consumer interchangeably, and I believe that you're strategically doomed if you do so, because they're not the same.

By Jeff Margolis

Reading Between the Lines: Incentive Spending Up, But Not Optimized

Employers are spending more money than ever on incentive-based health programs – up nearly 17% over 2014 – according to a survey by National Business Group on Health and Fidelity Benefits.

By Michael Dermer

Healthcare's Dilemma: Incumbents vs Consumers

Hundreds of senior executives were part of a lively discussion about the future of healthcare with two of the greatest minds in the industry - Jeff Margolis and Tom Main.

By Welltok Marketing

Employer Spend on Health Incentives Hits All-time High

Incentives continue to gain steam as an effective way for employers to engage employees in their health – reducing healthcare costs, increasing productivity and loyalty.

By Michael Dermer

Would you eat a spider for $100?

Have you ever seen the show Fear Factor? It’s a reality TV staple that puts every day people in extreme situations in order to win a cash prize.

By Michael Dermer

Solving the Data Security Dilemma

Data breaches and security threats – such as the recent attacks on Premera Blue Cross and health insurer Anthem – are increasingly becoming a concern for healthcare organizations of all sizes.

By Jeff Margolis

OVUM puts Welltok "On The Radar" in new analyst report

The analyst firm OVUM put Welltok “On The Radar” in this recently published report.

By Welltok Marketing

'Disruption' Does Not Define Success. Here Are 5 Principles That Do.

As an entrepreneur, you are most likely looking to change an industry -- either by improving its current operations or by introducing a new product, concept, service and so forth.

By Jeff Margolis

The Pursuit of Health Optimization

For over 30 years I have been burdened with Crohn’s disease, a serious and currently incurable illness.

By Jeff Margolis

End of the Runway for Gadget Pageantry and Other Radical Health Predictions

Where is the consumer? This is not a game of "hide and seek" in health care, but rather the critical missing element needed to have a fully functioning health care system.

By Jeff Margolis

Rewards Help Majority of Consumers Overcome Health Data Concerns

For consumers, the new digital health lifestyle comes with one string attached: They may be required to share a lot more personal information so the issue of digital trust has come to the forefront.

By Michael Dermer