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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.

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Social Connectivity Key to Employee Health Management

Numerous studies over the years demonstrate that strong social relationships play a vital role in health and have been linked to both emotional and physical well-being and life expectancy. People with poor social connections have an increased risk for depression, stress, cancer, heart attack and even death compared to those

Upcoming USPSTF Guidance: What You Need to Know

Since 2009, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have been ramping up their efforts to confront chronic disease, “the public health challenge of the 21st century.”1 Three out of four Americans will die prematurely from chronic conditions that could have been prevented with changes in lifestyle or behavior.

EEOC Harmonizing ADA Rules and ACA Wellness Incentives

On April 20, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a “Notice of Proposed Rule Making” (NPRM). Comments on the proposed rule must be submitted by June 19, 2015.

The Final Hurdle for Outcomes-Based Wellness

Offering financial incentives for participation or outcomes in wellness programs is becoming increasingly common.

Blog Posts

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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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CBIZ Names Emily Noll National Director of Wellness Solutions

CBIZ has announced the promotion of Emily Noll to national director of Wellness Solutions for CBIZ Benefits & Insurance Services, Inc.

Cleveland Clinic Wellness Enterprise and U.S. Preventive Medicine Announce Partnership

U.S. Preventive Medicine® (USPM) announced it will be partnering with Cleveland Clinic Wellness Enterprise to collaborate on a wider spectrum of integrated population health management and clinical preventive medicine services.

Cox Enterprises Invests In Digital Health Company Rimidi

Funding will allow company to expand to additional markets

White Papers

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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

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