Mental Health is Finally Having its Moment

Mental health has always been an important aspect of wellbeing, but COVID-19 has elevated issues like burnout, anxiety, depression, and many others, across all populations.

With “I’m having a bad mental health day,” becoming a more comfortable thing to share, organizations of all types have a tremendous opportunity to step in and support mental health. But talking the talk is one thing; how can you go to walking the talk?

By Welltok Marketing

We Are Halfway There: Tips for Combatting Vaccine Hesitancy

Our nation hit a major milestone this week with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that more than half of adults have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. While this is great news, experts across the nation are speaking up with concerns about achieving herd immunity. Supply is catching up to demand in many parts of the country and some areas are seeing a slowdown in proactive vaccine seekers. There are many reasons why someone may not be lining up to get vaccinated, and what you do can make a difference.

By Welltok Marketing

The Supreme Court Just Made Texting Easier for You

There was a pretty major development when the Supreme Court ruled that Facebook did not violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) when it used automated text messages to send security alerts to consumers’ cell phones.

With 90% of text messages being read within the first 3 minutes of delivery, SMS is becoming a prominent and increasingly common channel that our health plan, health system and employer clients are using to reach and engage consumers. To understand the implications of this ruling, we asked our General Counsel, Ian O’Neill, to weigh in.

By Welltok Marketing

Making Sense of Employees’ Urgent Needs

In recent weeks, we’ve been inundated with articles highlighting alarming statistics of how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted people’s health. It’s a real challenge to keep up with the flood of warnings about what your employees are struggling with, not to mention the recommendations on what you should be doing to help them.

By Welltok Marketing

10 Ways to Protect Your Eyesight

At Welltok, we’ve curated a stellar ecosystem of Connect Partners that cover the full spectrum of health and wellbeing, from condition management to tobacco cessation. One of our newest partners, MedWatch, is a care management company proven to increase savings and improve outcomes. In this excerpt from their latest Healthy Living newsletter, you can see a glimpse of how they provide relevant and practical information about many facets of wellbeing, like staying informed about optimal eye health. See below for the full article. 

By MedWatch, a Guest Blog Post

How Welltok is Combatting COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Denver Business Journal recently sat down with Welltok's Chief Strategy Officer, April Gill, to learn how Welltok is combating COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and what you can do about it, too. Read the full article below.

By Welltok Marketing