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.
At ShapeUp, our mission is to create a healthier world by leveraging social influence to engage people in healthy activities. We understand that for employers looking to engage and unite an entire workforce, health and wellness initiatives do not stop at the U.S. border and having an effective global wellness
Americans spend twice as much on health care as citizens of other developed countries, with chronic diseases dominating health care costs. In fact, 86 percent of U.S. health care costs are attributed to chronic disease. In the health care field, we continue to discuss how our system is shifting to
Our recently completed sixth annual IHC FORUM & Expo in Atlanta attracted over 800 attendees, 50 sponsors and 100 speakers to address the top concerns, best practices and innovation in health care consumerism today. And the discussion continued throughout the week on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, with sponsors, attendees and
Most employers don’t like “unpleasant” surprises. One pressing topic gaining much attention and debate is employee health.
New solution from ShapeUp activates employee engagement during open enrollment
U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc. chosen as a distinguished leader in the population health management market
Aon survey shows little action planned for 2015
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