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A Better Way to Select A Wellness Vendor

Shortlister's President, Joe Miller, recently participated in an interview with Jen Arnold of Redesigning Wellness. Jen is one of the top minds in the health and productivity space and has helped oversee implementation of wellness programs at hundreds of employers. In this interview, Joe and Jen discussed the inefficiencies that historically burdened broker, consultants and employers as they select a wellness vendor.

To listen to the podcast of the interview, click here.

Summary:

"Love them or hate them, wellness vendors are common in the employer market. There are a ton of wellness vendors out there and chances are your employer is currently using one or has used one in the past. Often wellness vendors are seen as filling a needed gap but how do you wade through all of your options?

There are so many wellness vendors it’s hard to keep track and understand the key value propositions of each company. The standard process for employers selecting a wellness vendor is a very painful one, where there’s a long set of questions the vendor completes and an employer or consultant tries to compare each one and make a recommendation. If you’ve ever done this it’s a truly painful process that today’s guest set out to solve.

In this episode, I talk to Joe Miller. Joe is the co-founder of the Wellness Research Institute and Shortlister. Wellness Research Institute is being rebranded into Shortlister in October 2016. Shortlister will include vendors outside of wellness, such as Benefits Administration and ACA compliance"