5 Themes That Will Drive Healthcare Marketing In 2019 | Tacoma Benefit Advisors

Healthcare companies are facing many of the same marketing challenges as the retail, banking, technology, and consumer package goods sectors. In the age of the consumer, the power dynamic has flipped. Today’s consumer has more information, more options, and more convenient alternatives to meet their needs than ever before―and they have it instantly, 24/7, on the [...]

By | 2018-11-12T14:24:29-08:00 November 7th, 2018|Healthcare|0 Comments

Gary Gottlieb Is Bullish on Amazon in Health Care | Seattle Benefit Advisors

Amazon's health-care ambitions shouldn't be underestimated, says industry veteran. Gary Gottlieb is in a prime spot to see how technology companies are shaking up health care. A trained psychiatrist who previously ran Partners Healthcare in Boston, one of the largest hospitals in the country, Gottlieb is currently CEO of Partners in Health, which focuses on [...]

By | 2018-11-12T14:24:35-08:00 November 1st, 2018|Healthcare|0 Comments

8 Tips for Handling Tough Employee Conversations | Tacoma Benefit Advisors

We all get cold feet when it comes to addressing difficult issues with colleagues in the workplace. It’s stressful, and you just can’t help but think of all of the ways that a well-meaning conversation could go sideways. You worry about the longer-lasting effects of a damaged work relationship but know that you must correct [...]

By | 2018-10-25T10:12:55-07:00 October 25th, 2018|Co-workers, Employees, Employer, Healthcare, Workplace|0 Comments

Trump signs bills ending pharmacy gag clauses | Tacoma Benefit Advisors

President Donald Trump signed two bipartisan bills into law on Wednesday that would ban so-called gag clauses at the pharmacy counter. “Our great citizens deserve to know the lowest price available at our pharmacies, and now that is what they’ll be getting,” Trump said at a signing ceremony. The administration had previously warned insurers offering [...]

By | 2018-11-12T14:24:45-08:00 October 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Looking Backward to Plan Forward | Seattle Benefit Advisors

We have entered Open Enrollment season and that means you and everyone in your office are probably reading through enrollment guides and trying to decipher it all. As you begin your research into which plan to choose or even how much to contribute to your Health Savings Account (HSA), consider evaluating how you used your [...]

By | 2018-10-18T13:03:55-07:00 October 18th, 2018|Employees, Employer, Healthcare, Open Enrollment|0 Comments