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SmartDollar - Meet a Vendor

On May 12, 2017, Shortlister hosted Brian Hamilton, Vice President of Financial Wellness at Ramsey Solutions, in our “Meet-a-Vendor” webinar series to provide a demonstration of SmartDollar.  SmartDollar is a solution that is built upon a proven methodology that Ramsey Solutions has developed over the past 25 years to help millions of people change the way they handle money.

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Marquee Health - Meet a Vendor

On April 28, 2017, Shortlister hosted Jonathon Short, President of Marquee Health, and Dave Pawlowski, licensed clinician and Vice President of Administration at CuraLinc Healthcare, in our “Meet-a-Vendor” webinar series to introduce Marquee Health’s newest emotional health offering, Computerized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (cCBT). 

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What is Financial Wellness?

What is financial wellness?  For the employee, it’s a measure of his financial health, which covers a range of indicators, such as debt-to-income ratio, emergency savings, and retirement readiness.  For employers, it’s a program designed to help educate, motivate and empower employees to tackle those issues.

But we’re getting ahead of ourselves.  You can’t talk about financial wellness without first taking a closer look at employee wellness as a whole: where did it come from, how did these programs evolve and do they really work?

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Strategic Health Services - Meet a Vendor

On April 20th, 2017, Shortlister hosted Kara Tarantino, Vice President of Marketing and Strategy at Strategic Health Services (SHS), in our “Meet-a-Vendor” webinar series to introduce their comprehensive wellness solution.  Many of our attendees may not be familiar with SHS’s unique "employer outreach/reseller" program, utilized by many top hospitals, health systems, and TPAs.

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CuraLinc Healthcare – Meet a Vendor

On March 31, 2017, Shortlister hosted Sean Fogarty, President and Chief Executive Officer, and David Pawlowski, LCPC, CEAP, Vice President of Administration, at CuraLinc Healthcare, in our “Meet-a-Vendor” webinar series to provide us with a summary of their recent case study, “Outcomes and Impact”, which evaluated the capacity of an employee assistance program (EAP) to have a measurable impact on depression, productivity, substance abuse, and absenteeism. 

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Podcast On Trends In Well-Being Programs

Our 2017 Well-being Industry Prospectus report generated a ton of industry buzz and fantastic market feedback.  Shortly after the release, the team over at Wellable approached us with an idea to feature the findings of the report to kick-off the very 1st episode of their new podcast series, which we thought would be a great format for digging into the data and sharing the findings.  The Wellable team even created a visual to go along with the podcast and a great break-down of the minute markers for topic changes.  It was great experience and we really enjoyed the opportunity to share the report’s findings with their audience.  If you haven’t yet listened to the podcast, follow this link.  They also created a SoundCloud link for those that want the audio on the go!

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Provant – Meet a Vendor

On March 8th 2017, Shortlister hosted Mike Gorfin, the Head of Business Development at Provant, in our “Meet-a-Vendor” webinar series to showcase how Provant’s “hub” platform integrates well-being programming to create a truly personalized member experience.

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Shortlister In The News

As you’ve probably seen, Shortlister released the Well-being Industry Prospectus 2017 Report last month, which summarized many of the trends that you’ll be seeing in the well-being space in the coming year.  We’ve received an overwhelming amount of positive feedback on the report, including many media outlets picking up coverage of the results.  To assist in helping our subscribers find all of these articles and other well-being news and trends, we’ve provided a summary of the links below.  We hope you all enjoy!  Be sure to follow the well-being content of Shortlister and these other great resources as well.

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Provectus Management – Meet a Vendor

On February 24th 2017, Shortlister hosted Mack Bryson, the CEO of Provectus Management, in our “Meet-a-Vendor” webinar series to address important misconceptions of disease management solutions and to discuss creative mechanisms to fund a diabetes management program.

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Wellness Industry Trends | Financial Wellness | Shortlister

Shortlister conducted a survey of the top wellness subject matter experts at the nation’s leading employee benefits consultants.  We wanted to understand the wellness industry trends and the challenges that employers are facing.  This report summarizes the insights & real-world experience of 114 of the top minds in the field. Collectively, this group of respondents runs the procurement & implementation processes for over 3 Million employee lives each year.  

This report will provide valuable insights for any employer, consultant, provider, investor or researcher that is looking to understand both the current state & emerging trends in the health & well-being industry.

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