Upping the ante on wellness portals: Onlife's revamped portal adds social media, enhances usability

June 2010
Employee Benefit News;Jun2010, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p13
The article reports on the decision of Onlife Health to upgrade its iCoach4You web portal. The 2009 version of the portal won a 2009 eHealthcare Leadership Award for Best Interactive Site. The upgrade will reflect on usability and on adding social networking component. According to Onlife chief executive officer (CEO) Chris Hunter, the key to engaging an employee to health care planning is the social networking element of the new portal.


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