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.
Who would have thought that Ben Franklin’s famous words, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” would have started the Wellness Revolution?
Technology influences health care in many ways: from how people get information about conditions, procedures and providers, to the way they manage and improve their health.
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
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.
SoloHealth introduces new employer health and wellness platform; achieves engagement rates as high as 91 percent for employees and 70 percent for spouses
Employers are expanding their corporate health improvement and wellness programs to improve employee health and create a more positive workplace culture.
RedBrick Health announced a three-year partnership to collaborate with Equity Healthcare in creating and delivering an engaging, next-generation wellness platform for its portfolio companies.
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 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.
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