Increasing Wellness Engagement by 61-80% with E-Gift Cards


One of our partners, a large healthcare company, provides over half a million people with comprehensive medical care and employs 5,600 plus healthcare professionals. They utilize rewards to engage with their large employee base and encourage healthy choices. Tired of purchasing and fulfilling rewards on their own, they turned to Tango Card for a faster solution their employees would be happy with. We sat down to chat with them and found that they were able to increase wellness engagement by 61-80% with e-gift cards. Keep reading for the full story!

How do you work with Tango Card?

We order through Rewards Genius.

Who do you send rewards to and for what reason?

We send rewards to our employees for wellness engagement. 

What kind of rewards do you use?

We send gift cards and nonprofit donations.


Prior to working with Tango Card, how were rewards fulfilled?

Prior to working with Tango Card, we were purchasing physical rewards and fulfilling them ourselves.

Before working with Tango Card, did you experience any challenges? 

Before working with Tango Card, we experienced the following challenges:

  • We spent a lot of time purchasing and fulfilling incentives
  • Struggled with tracking/handling lost rewards
  • It took too long for rewards to be delivered
  • Reward selection was limited


Now that you work with Tango Card, what improvements have you experienced?

Now that we work with Tango Card, we’ve seen the following improvements:

  • 61-80% reduction in time managing/fulfilling rewards
  • 0-20% reduction in cost associated with managing/fulfilling rewards
  • 61-80% increase in Employee Engagement
  • Happier reward recipients
  • Rewards delivered faster or more on-time
  • Better program support from Tango Card


Please share why digital gift cards are valuable to your company.

Timely recognition with rewards [our] employees appreciate. [Tango Card has] great customer support, fast recognition that reinforces the behavior observed.

Written by Kasia McCormick

Kasia may be a fresh face on the Tango Card marketing team but her background in hospitality and PR make her the total package when it comes to telling Tango Card customers’ stories and organizing our customer advocate program. She also blends perfectly on the marketing team, where the two main themes re: German Shepherds and tequila.

One Response to “Increasing Wellness Engagement by 61-80% with E-Gift Cards”

  1. Fred Schrader May 14, 2018 at 8:16 am #

    Now this is an amazing program. As my former boss always said: Only a healthy employee is a good employee. Well, you don’t have a choice to be sick or not, but you can do your very best to prevent it. And every employee health program is a step towards the right direction.

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