Year-Long Study Leads Health-Services Company To Revamp Its Employee Wellness Program
Meanwhile, MedCity News details how hospitals are struggling to figure out how best to use social media to engage patients.
The Wall Street Journal:
Blackstone Unit Finds Some Health Nudges Just Don’t Work
A major health-services company is revamping the employee wellness and care-management programs supplied to its clients after a yearslong study of who actually benefits from calls offering health advice. (Wilde Mathews, 8/22)
How To Effectively Engage Patients On Social Media
By now, most hospitals know they should be on social media, but they still struggle to understand where the value lies for them. Consider this: More than 40% of consumers say that information found via social media affects the way they deal with their health. Social media offers hospitals the opportunity to impact health outcomes on a large scale. (Simon, 8/22)