Banner Health Strengthens Employee Well-Being Education And Support Program With LifeSpeak
LifeSpeak Selected as Digital Mental Health and Well-being Platform Provider for One of the Largest Nonprofit Health Systems in the United States
LifeSpeak, the mental health and well-being platform for employee and customer-focused organizations, announced it has been selected by Banner Health to provide holistic, digital well-being education content to its more than 53,000 employees and their families. This new wellness benefit will provide these individuals with unlimited and confidential access to expert-led, micro-learning videos and other digital education content from LifeSpeak’s mental health and well-being solution.
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Headquartered in Arizona, Banner Health is one of the largest nonprofit health care systems in the country. The system owns and operates 30 acute-care hospitals, Banner Health Network, Banner – University Medicine, academic and employed physician groups, long-term care centers, outpatient surgery centers and an array of other services, including Banner Urgent Care, family clinics, home care and hospice services, pharmacies and a nursing registry. Banner Health is in six states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming.
“Banner Health has been at the forefront of innovative healthcare in the United States for decades. This initiative further exemplifies Banner Health’s leadership through its commitment to making sure those who care for others also get the best care possible themselves,” said Michael Held, CEO and founder of LifeSpeak. “The demand for mental health and well-being support has grown exponentially in the health care and insurance sectors, and we are honored to have LifeSpeak serve a critical role in the exceptional wellness program that Banner Health provides its team. In the face of numerous challenges, our health care heroes have remained steadfast in their efforts to care for people in their community, and we’re committed to delivering them the resources they need now and into the future.”
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Banner Health employees and their families will have the ability to interact with the LifeSpeak platform through the health system’s existing platforms, as well as a coalition of wellness champions, benefit navigators and on-site counselors. At launch, expert-led education content offerings will focus on topics such as building resilience, depression, smart money, and traveling through grief. In addition to thousands of micro-learning videos, LifeSpeak’s curated and proprietary content includes podcasts, tip sheets, and blogs from hundreds of the world’s leading experts. This wellness benefit also allows employees and their families to participate in LifeSpeak’s monthly “Ask the Expert” webchat program.
“Our impact in health care is at its greatest when our employees are at their healthiest – both physically and emotionally,” said Naomi Cramer, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Banner Health. “LifeSpeak’s educational content and other resources address a diverse set of mental health and well-being topics to help support the unique needs of our employees so they can best serve our communities, their families and one another.”