Health and wellness benefits are evolving because of COVID-19. An estimated 57% of senior leaders are assigning a higher priority to care benefits to better support employees’ work/life balance due to the pandemic, according to recent findings from the Harvard Business Review (HBR). We talk with our Manager of Health and Wellness, Debbie Bellenger, to gain more insight into what this means for employers.
Employers face the challenge of keeping employees engaged, especially remote workers, and making them feel like they are part of something and not completely isolated. “Zoom fatigue” has also become a huge an issue for many remote workers. Employers are also facing onboarding hurdles, as there are a number of new employees hired during the pandemic who have yet to meet their colleagues in person. Some will also face the challenge of getting employees back into the office due to the lingering fear and anxiety caused by the pandemic.
Start by creating and embracing a culture of wellness in the workplace that promotes health and wellbeing. They can achieve this by promoting healthy habits in both their personal and professional lives. The environment must also support and reward health behavioral changes and progressions. Here are a few simple ways employers can get started:
If you’re interested in improving the health and wellness of their workforce, Pinnacle’s Health Management program can help. Our program offerings include Asthma, Depression, Diabetes, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, and Weight Management. Additional support programs include Cancer Awareness, Mom-to-Be, Nicotine Cessation, and Wellness. Our programs are unique in that we can integrate our programs with your vendors and can also customize programs to offer incentives for employee participation in conjunction with our health and wellness programs. Click here for more information: https://www.pinnaclehealthmanagement.com/programs/
If you are enrolled in a Pinnacle Health Management program, you can access online educational resources anytime. Simply, select the program you are enrolled in and use the password supplied by your care manager.
If you forgot the program password, please contact your care manager for assistance.