Opioid Addiction: It’s Time to Act

It’s common to hear innocent jokes about being addicted to caffeine, sugar or the latest Netflix series, but addiction is a serious matter. Addiction is a complex condition, a brain disease that is manifested by compulsive substance abuse despite harmful consequence, according to the American Psychiatric Association.

By Lisa Suter

True Healthcare Engagement is Not About "Likes" and "Thumbs Up"

For many years, digital consumer engagement meant getting eyeballs on things, namely ads and getting people to click through those ads to generate revenue, but taking action is the only metric that matters in health.

By Jeff Margolis

The Role of SDOH in Developing a Population Health Strategy

As Welltok's Director of Consumer Journey, my days are absorbed with mapping individual health journeys and identifying all possible points of engagement. In this role, and my past life as a nurse practitioner and health plan administrator, I analyze both social and medical factors. You can’t solve a medical problem without recognizing any social barriers and vice versa.

By Jodi Smith