Expert Tips for Staying Mentally Fit

Time magazine published troubling new statistics on the percentage of Americans reporting serious mental distress. It has increased roughly 700% from pre-pandemic to today, which is alarming to say the least.

With around 70% of Americans experiencing moderate-to-severe mental distress in April 2020 alone, staying mentally fit especially during this pandemic is a huge priority. Here are some expert tips from a few of our Connect Ecosystem Partners that we found incredibly helpful and wanted to share with you – from managing anxiety to getting a restful night’s sleep.

By Welltok Marketing

Urgent: Keep Your Personal Info Secure in a COVID Era (7 min podcast)

It’s not a matter of if you will be hacked, but when. The ‘bad actors’ on the dark web are working overtime, while many of you are working at home. Listen (or watch) this 7-min podcast with renowned security expert David MacLeod, CIO/CISO, who clearly breaks down the necessary steps to protect yourself during this pandemic.

By Welltok Marketing

Watch: COVID-19 Crisis Underscores Importance of SDOH (3-min)

The COVID-19 crisis has underscored the value of social determinants of health (occupation, income, food security, transportation, social support and more) data, as information from the CDC correlated that some populations are being disproportionally affected by the pandemic.

By Welltok Marketing

Is Healthcare a Social or Medical Issue? SDOH Make it Both

As Welltok's Director of Consumer Journey, my days are spent mapping the individual health journey through analysis of both social and medical factors. As we navigate the current public health crisis, it is more apparent than ever that leveraging social determinants of health (SDOH) data can help identify and support the most vulnerable. I recently sat down with Managed Healthcare Executive to discuss the importance of SDOH data - see below for the full article.

By Jodi Smith

6 Tips for COVID-19 Communication Campaigns

We realize COVID-19 is top of mind for your organization right now as you work to mobilize communications and resources to the individuals you serve. Welltok has been in the business of connecting and communicating with consumers about resources and benefits available to them for over a decade. There are few organizations as well-positioned as Welltok to provide the technology, capabilities and expertise necessary to reach and educate large populations about COVID-19.

By Welltok Marketing

Yes, Women Have Heart Attacks Too (But The Symptoms Can Be Different)

You’re feeling sick to your stomach, dizzy, tired and a bit breathless. You think you’re coming down with the flu. That’s one possibility. But—if you’re a woman—did you know you might be having a heart attack? And, if you’re like many women, you’ll misdiagnose these symptoms – which are actually signs of heart attacks in females.

By Hello Heart