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Imagine getting eight engagement calls from your health plan in one week...

Engaging and educating healthcare consumers on plan benefits, cost-saving options, health risks, as well as the benefits of closing gaps in care can spur action and the desired results. But disconnected messaging via multiple outreaches can cause aggravation and discontent. Even leading to member attrition.

Imagine getting eight engagement calls from your health plan in one week...
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Walking the Narrow Path: Protecting Your Brand and Online Reputation

Today, a poor online reputation can do more than hurt your brand, it can ruin it. The common adage, “all publicity is good publicity,” no longer holds weight – especially in the online world, where a single ill-considered tweet can cost you a client. We live in a society where one of the most effective ways to build a reputation is on the Web;  which ironically is simultaneously the most volatile medium as it relates to your brand’s reputation. Upholding your online reputation can be a daunting task, and is littered with pitfalls and traps. This article will help you stay on the straight and narrow path, with an eye on maintaining a strong reputation, or fixing a broken one.

Walking the Narrow Path: Protecting Your Brand and Online Reputation
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Combating Opioid Addiction with Analytics and Case Management

The current opioid epidemic has shed light on the shortcomings of many wellness programs and the lack of preparedness by case management teams to handle chronic conditions and or patient behavior, such as addictive tendencies or duplicate therapy. But are case management teams solely to blame for lack of effective response to this costly health crisis? The simple answer is, no.

Many case managers do not have access to the data or tools required to employ a compelling and value-driven prevention model. Hence, what we see today is very little accountability or effective case management. What’s needed most is quality data to guide active engagement with patients.

Combating Opioid Addiction with Analytics and Case Management
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Targeting Doctor Shopping, Prescription Abuse With Analytics: Population Health Lessons from the Front Lines

In recent years insurers and brokers have had to adapt to rising healthcare costs without much say in the matter. This is in part because brokers and employee benefit managers often have too much on their plates to sleuth out and address the costliest “blind spots” in health coverage. This has left many struggling to find a way to remain competitive in an increasingly technology-driven industry.

Targeting Doctor Shopping, Prescription Abuse With Analytics: Population Health Lessons from the Front Lines
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Harmful, Fake Health Foods - Copy

Dr. Lee decided to take action and has dedicated her life’s work to making the nonviable, viable, when it comes to sustainable health. In an engaging and educational viral video, Dr. Lee addresses risk factors for fatigue and weight gain, its resulting complications, and discloses weight loss strategies and ways to promote healthier lifestyle changes that yield maximum results.

Harmful, Fake Health Foods
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Healthy Grilling – Prevent Carcinogens, Reduce Calories, Keep Fit

Summer is in full bloom and all across America grills are fired up. It’s now mid-July and the good times are officially rolling. But as we prep and marinate our finest cuts of meat, let us also ruminate on our health choices and their consequences.

Healthy Grilling – Prevent Carcinogens, Reduce Calories, Keep Fit
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Is Your Health Plan on Auto Pilot?

Life can change suddenly. One day you are doing fine, and the next day your whole world is turned upside down by a major illness. That is when little things, like a “personal touch” and professional help in navigating the healthcare maze takes on a whole new meaning.

Is Your Health Plan on Auto Pilot?
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Competitive Advantages That Every Health Insurance Broker Should Know

The webinar included Business Insurance, Advanced Plan for Health, Turner Industries and BancorpSouth Insurance Services, Inc. and offered insights on how to leverage advanced analytics throughout the year at various points in the annual sales and service cycle. It also outlined real-world case studies of health data analytics in practice, resulting ROI and the many benefits analytics has on health plan performance and the competitive advantages it can provide brokers looking to set themselves apart from the crowd.

Competitive Advantages That Every Health Insurance Broker Should Know
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Analytics, Group Benefits Design and The Battle Against Addiction

Like the war general, the best benefits brokers know that implementing a good benefits plan (or war plan) requires a mixture of science, art, technology and even psychology. When it comes to preempting costly diseases and health plan pitfalls, anticipation and an outside-of-the-box mentality is everything. To have a comprehensive understanding on how individuals function and behave within the health plan design is to be a step ahead of the curve.

Analytics, Group Benefits Design and The Battle Against Addiction
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Having Surgery Is Like Running a Marathon

Most people would not participate in a 5K run without training. Yet folks go for elective surgery every day without building their nutritional status and improving their physical conditioning.  Studies over many years have shown the value of sound nutritional status on surgical outcomes like wound healing, faster recovery, shorter hospital stays and fewer complications. Gaining control of elective surgical preparation is a win-win for the health plan in terms of cost savings and for the patient, who optimizes their speed of recovery and minimizes the chance of complications.

Having Surgery Is Like Running a Marathon
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