Professional Speaking

Sylvia is a workplace health and wellness expert and strategic advisor with over 15 years experience designing and implementing innovative health and wellness solutions.

Her experience spans working with health technology start-ups, global corporations, and individuals.
Sylvia pulls from her experience to share her unique perspective on how our health and available options are evolving in our dynamic world of technology and information.

She believes that wellness is the cornerstone to achieving our life goals and seeks to share her experiences and findings. Her enthusiasm, authenticity, and humor will inspire your audience.

Sylvia’s Speaking Topics

Digital Solutions – Revolutionizing Employee Health

Digital health solutions expand daily, with employers as the primary consumer of these services. In fact, the average employer offers 14 different digital solutions. Despite this investment, employers continue to face difficulties in selecting solutions that produce measurable positive effects, both in employee wellness and in organizational cost savings.

Sylvia will explore specific strategies that she has found that give guidance in navigating this high-growth sector of employee benefits.  She will share strategic methods for connecting the varying cultures of technology, employers, and employees to attain the most effective result.  These will include determining the best population for a specific digital health solution, engaging the whole company including employees and senior management and creating a shared system to measure the results of the technology.

Why Employers Won’t Return Your Call: Health Tech Within the Payer Model

We all agree that health technology solutions can help many people when employers and payers purchase them for their users.  Despite the back-end strategies, glossy apps, and researched expectations, we know that most health technology companies are unsuccessful when networking the employer and payer ecosystem. Differences in cultures and an inundation of solutions do exist however these are only part of the problem.  Payers and employers are both trying to find effective ways to get good solutions in front of their users and experience positive impacts to healthcare costs.

Sylvia will explore the evolving health ecosystem and identify emerging strategies for health technology to integrate their products with payers and employers.  She will clarify specific strategies related to understanding the sales process, aligning the technology to what payers and employers need and creating a framework for a successful proposal and proposal process.  Sylvia will use her experiences from the payer and employer markets to share specific strategies for health technology to move forward and expand within these ecosystems.  

Diversity, Uniqueness, and Leadership in Health Strategy

Although a broader health system should bring more access to our diversity and uniqueness, we are finding that it is actually the opposite. Potential participants based on gender, race, disability, etc. are often not accounted for in corporate health strategy.  Recent corporate surveys indicate that the need to hire and maintain talent while building thriving businesses are primary reasons to adopt diverse policies throughout organizations.  Further surveys indicate that all parts of organizations are expected to participate in realizing this goal including the strategy and design of an organization’s health strategy. 

Sylvia will share specific strategies on how we can broaden and deepen the impact of our health strategy within our corporate populations.  She  will explore methods to impact policies, current unknowns, organization within human resources, and metrics and analytics to meet current needs and influence more positive health outcomes.

Health Technology: What We Need To Know and Do, NOW

What is it that we need to know about what’s going on in the background when it comes to health technology?  Our health system from consumer choices to employer provided health benefits to our doctor’s offices, are all being changed with technology.  The dynamic technology industry is highly moved by new thought and innovation that has an impact affecting how we access all of care and health recommendations.  

Sylvia will share the changes in health technology that impact us, at a personal level.  She will explore recent growth within the system of health technologies and the specific changes that impact us directly.  Sylvia will also share 4 methods to become an insider to health technology and find how to use it so that we get the best health results.  

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