Construction worker texting on mobile phone

If you haven’t yet realized it, there’s been a communication revolution building, and it has now reached the tipping point for workforce health engagement.

  • People are now using mobile devices more than desktop computers for digital media, with mobile apps dominating the usage.
  • Text messaging has become the preferred communication method for most people.
  • And people use their phones to research health-related content almost more than any other topic.

Today we’ll dig into the data behind this mega-trend, and talk about how you can use mobile to improve the knowledge, decision-making, and behaviors of employees and their families, to optimize health outcomes, control medical costs, and enhance workplace productivity. [click to continue…]


Female industrial worker using cell phone while sitting on stack of wooden planks

Guest post by Joe Loya.

Communication is changing rapidly. Technology has transformed not only how we consume and absorb information, but it has also transformed what captures our attention, keeps us interested, and motivates us to take action.

In their recent book, The Mobile Mind Shift, authors Ted Schadler, Josh Bernoff, and Julie Ask of Forrester Research describe the mobile mind shift as “the expectation that I can get what I want in my immediate context and moments of need.” They go on to say that what has “shifted” is in fact our behavior. [click to continue…]


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