Communication Can Ease Employee Fears About Healthcare Reform

A recent survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) shows that consumer confidence in the healthcare system remains low.  Even though 88% of respondents are satisfied with their insurance coverage, a majority (58%) rate the overall system as fair or poor.  The survey, which was completed two months after the enactment of the PPACA legislation, also […]

E-Innovations: Tools that Help Reduce Employee Healthcare Cost

With the implementation of EHR in full force, there are two health care technology tools that will help employees save time and money while simultaneously impacting patient safety and awareness: e-prescribing and consumer-focused mobile applications. Estimates show that approximately 7,000 deaths occur in the United States each year due to medication errors from handwriting illegibility, […]

Does a Steven Slater Work for You? How Internal Benefits Communications Can Engage Employees

How can we forget the theatrics of the former JetBlue flight attendant who yelled at passengers, grabbed a beer and went down the plane’s emergency chute as opposed to the standard resignation letter when it came to quitting his job? While we hope that Mr. Slater’s stunt is a one-of-a-kind comedic exaggeration that we never […]