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Opioids Are the Opiates of the Masses

Summary: Employers can help head off chronic use of opioids before it turns into addiction by having independent analysis look for three key risk factors. Al Lewis recently published an article concerning the work Healthentic has done around opiate misuse. One day in 2014, before most people could even spell “opioids” (two “i’s), the CEO […]

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How employers can help curb the nationwide epidemic of opioid abuse

Fueled by a mounting body of irrefutable evidence on the opiate abuse epidemic, debates and news media coverage have reached buzz level. In the past two months alone, there have been Congressional subcommittee meetings on opioid abuse, state opioid abuse task forces and governors signing into law measures to help curb opiate dependency. Hearings and […]

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Healthentic Raises $3.75 Million for Go-To-Market Push

SEATTLE, March 19, 2015 – Healthentic, a data analytics company that easily identifies health savings for employers, today announced it raised $3.75 million in its latest equity financing round to drive continued product innovation and go-to-market efforts. To date, the company has raised almost $20 million to develop its two products. Healthentic’s database holds de-identified […]

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Sweet and Scary Facts about Dental Health

It turns out the scariest part of Halloween may not be the ghosts and goblins, but microscopic bacteria that causes cavities—not to mention the dental health habits of the U.S. population. Halloween is fun for families, but certain types of candy combined with poor dental care habits can really be frightening. It’s always good to […]

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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 illness. “October is the start of the active flu season in the U.S. and the CDC says it’s the best time […]

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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”. As the nature of health care and wellness benefits evolves, employers have more access to claims data. This provides an opportunity to see how members are utilizing the health […]

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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 with at least 1,000 insured members, Healthentic found the percentages of total costs due to high-cost patients ranged from a low of […]

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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. Today, many companies are struggling to solve mysteries related to workplace health. Is my health care […]

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Healthentic Avoidable ER Analysis in the News

We are happy to share some recent news coverage we received after publishing our Avoidable ER Visits analysis white paper. We almost always get questions from our customers about their Emergency Room usage. We often hear questions like these: Is ER use too high? Are people going to ER for the right reasons? Is there […]

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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 […]

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