STEP 7: Increase participation

STEP 7:  Increase participation

  • Keep it simple: the program level must be at a Train the Trainer level of ability
  • Remember the WIIFMs: “What’s in it for me?”
  • Use multiple means of communication, and repeat the message often
  • Implement a strategic incentive program
  • Convey confidentiality
  • Implement programs like “Highlighting the Champion in You”
  • Continually analyze participation by viewing your BCBSMT reports (Visit WWB and THM Program web pages for report information)
  • Have computers available for people to complete their Wellness Assessment at health fairs or other company events
  • Recognize success
  • Tie to national health observances, go to: http://healthfinder.gov/nho/