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September 7, 2016

The Quickest Way To Meet a Tight Deadline

In terms of overcoming work-related obstacles, my biggest challenge within a large company is the pace. Things typically move more slowly than I would like. However, what I realized is that the key ingredient to moving quickly and achieving quality results is dependent on personal relationships. Company direction and management decisions can only take you so far, but human-to-human interaction, team spirit and the ability to bring a team together, is what helps me overcome challenges.

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Michelle Stevens
September 7, 2016

HIStalk interviews Bill Van Wyck, President, Zillion®

There’s a shift from wellness programs to not-so-wellness programs. Wellness programs, which were typically paid for by large employers out of their benefits budget, were availability of services to help typically the 30- to 40 somethings who participate in those types of programs. The value proposition of those was largely based on absenteeism and a lot of squishy metrics that really didn’t resonate from an ROI perspective.

These organizations are now focusing on real programs that are evidence-based that include and require often real caregivers in the process. Those caregivers are in different roles these days, everything from coaches to therapists to RNs to RDs to actual doctors. Using different combinations of those and doing it in a scaled way drives better behavioral change than you could ever do with self-service apps.

Zillion is powering those next-generation digital products by combining those video communications apps with digital workforce scheduling with content management and servicing and data analytics. Bringing those four together to build compelling programs across those various areas I went through earlier.

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Michelle Stevens