Communication Tools & Channels

Migraine Management Toolkit

Employee Communication Strategies: Communication Tools & Channels

Once you know what you want to communicate to employees about migraines, it’s time to determine how to accomplish this. When looking at options, consider as many different tactics as possible to get your message out. Be sure to include opportunities for:

  • Remote employees
  • Employees not interested in printed materials or face-to-face events and activities
  • Family members and covered dependents/partners, an important group to reach with information and resources

Following are examples of the variety of ways you can communicate about migraines:

Print materials

  • Newsletters
  • Brochures
  • Posters (including print and digital signage)

View free educational materials from the American Migraine Foundation. 

Web-based information

  • Intranet – e.g. online employee newsletters/articles, a dedicated program site
  • Webinars – allows inclusion of remote employees and families; can include presentations from professionals including headache specialists, dietitians, pharmacists, behavioral health specialists
  • Vendor websites – e.g. employee assistance program (EAP), health plan, PBM, non-profit organizations
  • Regular emails to promote existing resources or different aspects of a program

Mobile technology

Onsite staff

  • Onsite or near site clinics (doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, etc.)
  • Wellness program staff
  • Registered dietitians
  • Fitness center staff
  • EAP counselors

Vendor partners

  • EAP
  • PBM
  • Health plan
  • Disease management vendors
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Local hospitals/medical staff
  • Non-profit organizations (e.g. National Headache Foundation)