Updates from Seattle
Healthentic is pleased to be able to provide a free invitation to attend the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)'s webcast, "Targeted Wellness: Understanding the Numbers".
SEATTLE, September 16, 2014—Healthentic, an analytics company focused on easily measuring population health, released an analysis on high-cost employees (costs equal to or greater than $50,000 annually) today. Looking at 28 different organizations...Keep reading »
Sherlock Holmes once said "It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data." Despite living in the late 1800s, the great detective (and creator Arthur Conan Doyle) realized data was the key to solving any good mystery.
SEATTLE, August 20, 2014—Healthentic, an analytics company focused on easily measuring population health, released its analysis of potentially avoidable emergency room visits today. Utilizing data from 31 different companies, Healthentic found the rate of avoidable ER visits varied from as low as 2 percent to as high as 18 percent. Avoidable ER visits for non-emergency conditions, such as headaches, cost the businesses more than $1.3 million last year, representing 8 percent of their total ER costs. If the same rate of avoidable ER visits and costs held up nationally, that would equal approximately $3.8 billion annually.
Every company is concerned about their employees. After all, they are their number one asset. So when Servco was looking to find insights into employee health, they used the Population Health Dashboard to find and answer the questions that matter most. These new insights enable Servco to work towards a data-driven health strategy that is designed just for them.
When starting out with population health, wellness, or other health-related benefits programs, it is all-too common to hear companies trying things out without knowing where to focus their population health efforts or how to go about measuring to make sure movement is happening in the expected places. Now, it’s possible to go beyond the Employee Interest Survey and dig deeper into the underlying health needs of your organization. Lincoln Industries is doing just that.
Getting real, tangible, population health measures gives Hawaii National Bank tools for identifying prevalent conditions coupled with a jumpstart for their population health management efforts. Population Health Dashboard (formerly the Wellness Decision Engine) has changed the way Hawaii National Bank approaches their entire program by arming them with the data and analysis they need to get from insight to action.