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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.

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On-site Health Clinics That Include Chiropractic Care Maximize Value and Yield Higher ROI

Today, the on-site health clinic model has evolved into a primary care center that can offer a variety of services, including adult medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, geriatrics, specialty services, pharmacy services, physical and other therapies, lab services, wellness programs, health coaching, chiropractic, acupuncture and massage services. By 2015, experts

Engaging Millennials in Workplace Wellness

Today’s workforce is rapidly changing, and organizations are realizing that a one-size-fits-all approach to benefits and workplace wellness is simply no longer feasible. Companies can now see as many as four generations within their ranks.

Five-Year Study Reveals Impact of Worksite Wellness Programs

On-site wellness programs have become a staple of the American workplace. A 2012 study by the Rand Corporation showed that 92 percent of all employers with 200 or more employees reported they offered such programs in 2009. A 2014 National Study of Employers indicated that the number of all employers

To Improve Workplace Wellness, Help Your Employees Become Better Shoppers

The reasons for ensuring a healthy workforce seem clear enough: Not only is it the right thing to do, it’s also good for the bottom line. Employees who engage actively in effective wellness plans are more productive, recover faster and miss less work. Moreover, a focus on wellness helps drive

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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

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Health Dialog Receives NCQA Accreditation for Disease Management Programs

Five disease management programs continue to meet rigorous patient care standards

RedBrick Health Unifies Wellness and Health Care Consumerism in Health Engagement Platform

Advance Medical and MDLIVE join the RedBrick Ready Solution Partner program, creating a broad, engaging consumer health solution

Retrofit Corporate Weight Loss Accelerates Growth, Taps Wellness Veteran Mary Pigatti as CEO

Retrofit, the outcomes-driven weight loss program with real-time data reporting, announced that it has named corporate wellness veteran Mary Pigatti as its chief executive officer.

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Challenging the Corporate Wellness ROI Myth

In the past decade, corporations have implemented several different cost‐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

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Exploring the Dynamic Relationship Between Broker/consultant and the Employer

Podcast 7/20/2012: Exploring the Dynamic Relationship Between Broker/consultant and the Employer ... Listen

 

Sam Shallenberger, CFO of RJ Young, and his broker Alex Tolbert, Founder of Bernard Health

Podcast 6/1/2012: Interview with Sam Shallenberger, CFO of RJ Young, and his broker Alex Tolbert, Founder of Bernard Health. ... Listen

 

Utilizing On-site and Off-site Health Care Clinics to Curb Rising Health Care Costs

Podcast 2/17/2012: Utilizing On-site and off-Site Health Care Clinics to Curb Rising Health Care Costs ... Listen

 
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