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Only 10% of Employees Get Flu Shots, Analysis Finds

SEATTLE, October 16, 2014—Healthentic, an analytics company that easily identifies health savings for employers, released an analysis today, highlighting the very low percentage of employees who get flu vaccinations&emdash;a proven way to prevent the...

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Webcast - Targeted Wellness: Understanding the Numbers

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".

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Less than One Percent of Workforce Accounts For Up to 41 Percent of Medical and Pharmacy Costs

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...

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Solving the mystery of workplace health: The story of Hawaii National Bank

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.

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Healthentic Avoidable ER Analysis in the News

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Healthentic Finds Up to 18 Percent of Emergency Visits Are Avoidable

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.

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Searching for Health Insights

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.

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Health-Related Productivity Killers

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Oral Health and Premature Birth

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The End of Launch and Hope: Specific Targeting to Improve Health

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.

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