Ideas to Make Employee Health Commmunication Exciting with Social Media

Clarity is “the cake” when communicating to employees about health care, wellness and benefits. But many workers (especially younger ones) are more likely to engage with messages if they also get some “icing.” Social-media tools can help you captivate employees before you inform them. Most companies communicate to employees (emails from the HR department, meetings…

A Plain Language Primer: Making sure everyone understands your well-being communications

You might have heard of or come across the term plain language. It’s talked about more and more these days, particularly in the areas of workplace and well-being communications. Some people think plain language is equivalent to dumbing down information, but it’s not. It’s using words and structure that lead to effective communications so just…

Focusing on employees’ personal financial well-being pays off

Personal finances can have a huge impact on your employees’ overall well-being. When you care about your employees and your organization, it’s a no-brainer — you make sure you’re including financial well-being in all workplace well-being efforts. According to PwC’s 2017 Employee Financial Wellness Survey, financial stress is costing companies. 53% of all employees are…

Turn Serious Health Communication Topics Seriously Funny to Make Them More Effective

A little humor can be the spoon full of sugar to help a health topic go down easier for your wellness program audience. Consider adding funny elements to your wellness newsletter, calendar, posters, and other health communications.

Humor in health communications can:

  • Get readers’ attentions
  • Increase interest in topics
  • Ease anxiety
  • Emphasize key points or messages
  • Distract people from thinking about counter arguments
  • Make messages more memorable

Turn to a One-Stop Health Communications Shop to Effectively Deliver Your Wellness Messages

When FusionHealth developed its Sleep4Safety® sleep disorders program, the Georgia-based sleep medicine group knew communications would be crucial for marketing its services and ultimately educating participants.

Although the FusionHealth team was composed of sleep medicine experts, the group lacked the communication experience and expertise to turn their knowledge of sleep-related issues into effective messages for the various groups they were trying to reach.

So instead of trying to wing it, FusionHealth called in Hope Health. The Michigan-based health and wellness communications company acts as FusionHealth’s communications department, providing all of the Sleep4Safety® communication needs: