On December 11, 2019
Financial wellness, health coaching to become major wellness initiatives in new year
On December 11, 2019
Financial wellness, health coaching to become major wellness initiatives in new year
On December 2, 2019
Understanding the factors that drive stress and recognizing stress’ impact on employees is key to managing it effectively in the workplace. With multiple generations blending today’s workforce, combined with differing levels and causes of stress, employers face new challenges in improving employee health and productivity.
On November 4, 2019
Having a remote workforce has been part of our organization for many years now, allowing for management and employees to adjust to remote collaboration, multiple communication schedules, and varied working styles. While leading a remote workforce requires flexibility in communication cadence and interpersonal interaction, some traditional management components are still applicable, regardless of location or office setup.
On October 25, 2019
Reducing health care costs and improving employee productivity have long been main priorities for employers when it comes to wellness programs. As programs continue to evolve and more studies showcase the value of engagement, supportive company cultures, and a focus on holistic health, well-being will take an even bigger role in re-shaping the workplace in coming years.
On October 21, 2019
While health care organizations continue to make major innovations that help improve patient health, the industry still faces an ongoing challenge when it comes to ensuring patients fully understand their medical conditions and treatment plans. Not only does low health literacy impact physical health, but it also costs health care organizations nearly $240 billion per year according to some estimates.
On October 18, 2019
Today’s workforce is more diverse than ever before. While age can be a forgotten demographic, maintaining workplace diversity should mean hiring multi-generational employees.
On October 17, 2019
The global mHealth market, including apps, mHealth services, and connected medical devices, is expected to grow to nearly $60 billion by 2024. Additional research shows that facilitating continued communication with patients through these channels can help improve engagement rates by 60% or higher.
On October 3, 2019
NBGH and Fidelity Investments report that 75% of employers will expand their well-being investments in the next three to five years. As more organizations continue to increase their focus on employee well-being, the industry is growing with greater enhancements and new innovations in technology.
On October 2, 2019
While employee engagement is on the rise, only about 30% of workers in the United States say they're engaged in their jobs. StayWell CEO Nicole Latimer recently joined the People at Work podcast to discuss how organizations can better connect with employees and build a culture of well-being, motivation, and self-care.
On September 25, 2019
The dollars and cents that make up payer-provider relationships have been increasingly scrutinized amid calls for better health care transparency. Doctors, patients, and insurers can all benefit from improvement in areas ranging from financial cost to care management.
On September 24, 2019
The designation demonstrates the highest level of commitment to information security
On September 17, 2019
StayWell CEO Nicole Latimer shares insights and challenges on being an executive leader in the wellness industry as part of Authority Magazine’s “5 things I wish someone told me before I became a CEO” series.
On September 16, 2019
Companies continue to use health coaching as a method to encourage engagement in wellness programs. According to data from the Society for Human Resource Management, nearly 60% of today’s employers offer some sort of coaching option to their workforce.
On September 13, 2019
Apple, Google, Microsoft, and other consumer-facing organizations are jumping on the FHIR bandwagon, in the process helping to expand its use.
On September 12, 2019
StayWell’s new study examines the impact of well-being programs and the methods that drive the most success. The study discovered programs yield significant results when leaders participate alongside their workforce. Below you can review an infographic of key findings, read the full study, and capture main takeaways from a quick facts sheet.
On September 12, 2019
Key Messages: • Data measured over 3 years, capturing the activity of nearly 40,000 participants • Study found a significant relationship between program participation and health risk improvement: more participation led to better risk improvement • Companies that offered a greater array of wellness program options that were closely suited to employee health needs saw the greatest participation. • Participation happens along a continuum and success is measured along a spectrum, rather than the...
On August 27, 2019
Recognition continues commitment of award-winning health content to educate and inspire
On August 23, 2019
Traditional measures of business success such as total sales, gross revenues, profit margins, and shareholder returns used to rule the day. But employers should continue to recognize the importance of employee health and wellness within that mix. Peace Fleming, president at StayWell, discusses why developing an integrated wellness program that respects employees is essential for true business success in this Bold Business article. He also touches on behavior change science and health literacy...
On August 16, 2019
As technology continues to advance for patient care, virtual reality (VR) is expected to play a greater role in patients’ lives. Clinical guidance and personal engagement from healthcare providers will be paramount for patient utilization. Does VR drive real health outcomes? StayWell’s SVP of Product Management Mitch Collier discusses how this digital health tool can be beneficial and the keys to a strong provider-patient relationship in this Healthcare Business Today article.
On August 15, 2019
New policy offers paid leave to employees regardless of gender
On August 2, 2019
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is playing a larger role in employee engagement as more companies harness data to improve the benefit programs they offer to their workforce. Mitch Collier, StayWell's VP of product development, shares insights with SHRM Magazine on how new data, automation, and other technologies are helping to better connect employees to wellness programs.
On July 31, 2019
The space between health care and technology continues to blur, with digital health firms becoming hot commodities on Wall Street. In this Dell Technologies feature, Mitch Collier, StayWell’s VP of product development, discusses new meditation and VR trends that are worth a second look. He also covers how providers and health care systems are implementing these new tools to improve patient health.
On July 30, 2019
Productivity is essential to keep a business moving forward, but CEOs must manage time and demands with great skill in order to do so. Brief, a collaboration app that helps people focus their days to achieve more, recently reached out to CEOs and business leaders to discover what their secrets are to having a productive workday.
On July 22, 2019
Authority Magazine and Fab Giovanetti are hosting a blog series that highlights people who have turned a specific passion into a business—specifically women who have been successful at doing so.
On July 8, 2019
As more millennials enter the workforce, engaging an increasingly diverse employee-base requires a tech-savvy approach, using new communication tools and digital options to connect with workers. This is especially true for employers looking to achieve gains from their wellness program, helping to reduce health care costs and invest in the long-term health and well-being of their employees.
On July 2, 2019
Today’s employee populations are more multi-generational than ever, with 35% of the workforce now made up of Millennials, and aging Boomers remaining longer in their careers. Creating engagement across such a spectrum means wellness programs must allow for personalization with meaningful benefits.
On July 1, 2019
Mitch Collier, senior vice president of product management at StayWell, discusses how employers should focus on more than just physical health in their well-being programs. Research has shown that many other factors, including mental health and financial concerns, are impacting employees’ day-to-day lives.
On July 1, 2019
Employers must remain on the forefront of health IT trends if they want to know what mobile apps to provide their employees. Check out these top apps from Best Company, which recently featured the StayWell Platform.
On June 25, 2019
The designation demonstrates the highest level of commitment to quality healthcare content
On April 25, 2019
Seamless integration into member management systems facilitates access to trusted Krames content including more than 5,000 health education assets
On March 11, 2019
Matt Miller, Ph.D., StayWell shares behavior science best practices in this Health IT Outcomes guest post. Making positive changes in behavior—including increasing physical activity, implementing a healthier diet, curbing use of alcohol and tobacco—can make a significant impact on overall populations health.
On February 12, 2019
StayWell CEO Nicole Latimer spoke with Authority Magazine to share her thoughts on what makes our company unique and how she takes time to each day to acknowledge or praise the team.
On February 6, 2019
Healthcare providers coast to coast invest in the company’s EHR-integrated point-of-care patient engagement solution to drive improved health outcomes. Leading-edge technology solutions supporting wellness to be exhibited at HIMSS 2019.
On December 11, 2018
Mitch Collier, StayWell Vice President of Product shares how SMART on FHIR is giving the healthcare industry the opportunity to improve both the quality of care and profitability.
On October 10, 2018
Working from home is the number one perk that IT pros want. Let's examine the pros and cons of remote IT jobs – and how employees and employers can beat the challenges.
On September 26, 2018
StayWell VP of behavior science Matt Miller, PhD, explains how combining patient-specific data streams can create innovations that will redefine healthcare in the 21st century.
On September 20, 2018
At Bonova Advisory we interview experts on various topics for leadership, banking and finance. This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Nicole Latimer, CEO of StayWell, A Merck & Co Subsidiary.
On September 10, 2018
Carl Dvorak, President of EHR vendor Epic, points to Krames On FHIR® as an example of the new types of innovations in the health IT space that are helping revolutionize the way patients and clinicians interact.
On August 22, 2018
It's no secret that entrepreneurs sacrifice a lot for their business to grow, and sleep is one of them.
On August 15, 2018
A StayWell study on the impact of sleep on workplace performance and attendance is the focus of this article from Entrepreneur.com, as well as quotes from StayWell senior research analyst Stefan Gingerich.
On August 14, 2018
‘Consumers want help getting and staying healthy’ DALLAS – More than 6.8 million Fitbit users have connected their health data to the population health programs of employers, insurers and health systems, according to a report by market research firm Parks Associates.
On July 24, 2018
By Alex Goldberg, VP of Innovation
On July 24, 2018
By Matt Miller, Ph.D., VP of Behavioral Science
On July 20, 2018
In the interview, Nicole and MME host Jack Sweeney discuss StayWell's offerings, plans for future growth, the issue of stress in the workplace and much more.
On June 25, 2018
By Victoria Picazo, vice president of Payer Solutions
On June 12, 2018
Few companies inside the wellness community have achieved a strut comparable to that being wielded by StayWell of St. Paul, MN. Having acquired three companies within two years, the firm has an appetite for growth that shows few signs of being satisfied, as CEO Nicole Latimer appears to be considering future acquisitions as well as organic growth.
On June 8, 2018
Rarely a day goes by that we don’t hear a sad story about the impact of opioid abuse or, worse, see its impact on our communities first hand. The addictive nature of opioids is resulting in a growing epidemic. Every day, more than 115 people in the U.S. die after overdosing on opioids, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and their analysis of data through 2016. Often prescribed for chronic and acute pain relief, prescription opioids are misused by nearly one third of patients,...
On February 12, 2018
Transaction Expands StayWell’s Digital Capabilities in Competitive Population Health Segment. Yardley, PA (February 12, 2018) —StayWell, a health empowerment company, today announced that it has acquired Provata Health, a Portland, Ore.-based digital health company that delivers scientifically proven population health programs to employers, health plans, and hospital systems. Provata Health’s native iOS and Android mobile apps, cutting-edge technology and innovative platform will be integrated...
On November 14, 2017
Study of nearly 600,000 people reveals getting too much or too little sleep is associated with impaired workplace productivity
On October 10, 2017
Leading Health Solutions Company Expands its Portfolio with Top Diabetes, Women’s Health and Weight Management Apps
On August 2, 2017
New well-being solution addresses impact of chronic pain and opioid misuse on workplace productivity, profitability
On July 13, 2017
Healthy pain management is a topic on the rise in the healthcare and employer-wellness space due to the increasing misuse of opioids. According to the National Business Group on Health, “Employees with opioid abuse accounted for 64.5% and 90.1% of excess medically related absenteeism and disability costs,” and “nearly one out of every three (32 percent) opioid prescriptions filled through an employer-sponsored health plan has been linked to abuse.” These numbers are astoundingly high, and as...
On March 23, 2017
Accreditation applies to StayWell programs designed to help patients manage chronic conditions
On March 21, 2017
New service lines target pediatrics, health entertainment content, and customization capabilities for hospitals, health systems and clinicians
On February 6, 2017
Latimer, who joined StayWell in 2016 as president, will succeed Bill Goldberg
On December 20, 2016
Hospitals, health systems to benefit from single, comprehensive library of pediatric patient education and care instructions
On November 28, 2016
New StayWell product offering allows clinicians to choose and assign educational materials to patients to be read or watched within the patient’s EHR account
On November 21, 2016
Interactive, multi-media platform is mobile designed, allowing people to use the program and tools anytime, anywhere
On August 30, 2016
Results from pilot program show 94 percent of participants lost weight; 90 percent of families making healthier food choices
On July 11, 2016
YARDLEY, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The StayWell Company LLC (“StayWell” or “the Company”), a portfolio company of Vestar Capital Partners (“Vestar”), today announced that Healthcare Services & Solutions, LLC (“HSS”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, U.S.A. (“Merck”), has invested in a majority stake in the Company.
On July 9, 2016
There’s a good chance stress has been a top health risk in your organization. This not only impacts employee’s health, it also has an impact on the bottom line. One recent study found that among employees who report high stress, 51% are disengaged from their work, while only 9% report feeling engaged.
On March 1, 2016
Yardley, Penn. (March 1, 2016) – StayWell, a leading provider of patient education, health engagement and population health management solutions, will collaborate with ShareWIK Media Group during HIMSS 2016 to present a new category of patient engagement videos, focusing on the patient and caregiver experience. Demonstrations of health entertainment content will be available at StayWell Booth #5234 during HIMSS. In addition to unveiling this new category in patient education, StayWell announced...
On December 18, 2015
New, web-based platform leverages StayWell’s health assessment expertise to help hospitals understand and engage patients
On August 25, 2015
Yardley, Penn. (August 25, 2015) – StayWell, a leading provider of patient education and engagement solutions, confirmed today that its Krames Patient Education content is ICD-10 ready and available to all clients. All Krames Patient Education content has been tagged and is ready for the new ICD-10 code sets, which are more targeted and return a more comprehensive data set of content than the ICD-9 codes, allowing for better-coordinated patient care across providers and over time. The U.S....