Population Health Management

The Population Health Management community showcases the latest news and innovative trends on wellness programs employers are executing to help maintain or improve the overall health of each individual employee as well as the entire population, cutting health care costs. This could range from sponsored fun-run, smoke cessation, biometric testing, health and performance, etc.



Why Employers Are Being Fooled by Engagement

Engagement has been thrown around as the metric of choice for measuring employee health.

The Seven Key Principles of Health Behavior Change (and How Technology Empowers Them)

I first cut my teeth as a wellness program coordinator during my internship at the Mattel toy company. It was truly the dark ages. No Web. No smartphones. No social media. We scanned HRA questionnaires through optical readers and gave out printed reports. We delivered classroom educational programs and one-one-one

Technology in Wellness Can Open Doors and Change Lives

Technology, when applied properly and wisely, can improve the way we live and work. It can help us make better use of staff time and resources. It can make people productive and processes more cost effective. It can also help us connect and communicate with people and is dramatically changing

Connecting the Dots Between Private Exchanges and Wellness

As private health insurance exchanges continue to capture the attention of forward-thinking employers, advisors, health plans and other stake holders across the country, many have rightfully posed the question: will these exchanges actually deliver on the promise of a sustained reduction in employer health care spend? In a continuation of

Blog Posts


This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: The Private Exchange Effect

07/22/2014 - Private exchanges are coming, but how will the transition affect the various stakeholders in employee...


Get to Know the Types of Private Exchange Models

07/22/2014 - When it comes to making an important decision, a significant investment or even beginning a...


This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: Health Advocacy, Onsite Clinics and Wellness

07/16/2014 - On this week's program, your hosts Brent Macy and Doug Field will be exploring issues...


This Week on HealthCare Consumerism Radio: Choosing the Right Health Plan, Health Account Administration and Private Exchanges

07/09/2014 - We hope all of our listeners and supporters had a fun and safe July 4...


Press Releases


Viverae Acquires OneHealth to Create a Full-Spectrum Wellness Platform

Technology and social engagement merge to provide a resource for those coping with emotional and physical conditions

Employee Health Trumps ROI According to New Workplace Wellness Study

Eighty-six percent of executives say improving employee health is their top reason for implementing workplace wellness programs

Welltok Survey Finds Consumers Struggle to Achieve Optimal Health on Their Own

Technology, social support and incentives crucial to overcoming hurdles

White Papers


Challenging the Corporate Wellness ROI Myth

In the past decade, corporations have implemented several different costā€cutting measures and wellness initiatives: premium differentials, higher deductibles, wellness coaching, disease management, onsite clinics, HRAs and education. Still it has been an uphill and largely losing battle to measure the results of these programs. Many

Population Health 2.0: The Age of the Consumer (White Paper)

Population health management programs are now solidifying into successful hospital initiatives with real results. Along with this trend, health systems are recognizing that viewing patients as consumemers is vital to creating a point of differencein their marketplace -- as health care becomes a "buy" decision.

Guidance for a Employer-sponsored Wellness Program Using Outcomes-based Incentives

This Consensus Statement was prepared by a Joint Committee of the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO), American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), American Cancer Society (ACS) and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN), American Diabetes Association, and American Heart Association (AHA). This

IHC Radio


The Vision on Vision

Podcast 4/29/2012: The vision on vision ... Listen


Implementation of a Successful Workplace Wellness Program

Podcast 7/27/12: Implementation of a Successful Workplace Wellness Program ... Listen

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