By Barbara Rutkowski
Published December 08 2017, 12:10pm EST
Employers across the country have been putting greater emphasis on the health of their employees over the last few years — it’s both the right thing to do and can help to save on insurance premiums. Particularly for self-insured employers, having a healthy population can be an important success factor for any business.
Dr. Barbara Rutkowski, EdD, MSN, CCM is vice president, clinical operations at Advanced Plan for Health.
IRVING, Texas, Oct. 24, 2017 -- Rick Scheel recently joined Advanced Plan for Health as Vice President of National Sales. Rick is leveraging his many years of successfully working with large organizations to share the power of the Poindexter platform. Poindexter provides powerful analytical tools to help large organizations such as health plans, TPA’s, brokers / consultants, managed care organizations and employers gain critical insight into their current healthcare spend as well as a view into their future healthcare spend.
IRVING, Texas, Oct. 17, 2017-- Yvonne Daugherty has joined Advanced Plan for Health as Vice President of Development, and is overseeing marketing and supporting client retention for this health data analytics solution provider. In her new role, she will be working with health plan, TPA, broker / consultant and integrated delivery network clients nationwide as they utilize the APH Poindexter platform to better control rising healthcare costs, close gaps in care, and improve health outcomes.
APH will use MPIRICA Quality Scores as a benchmark metric for hospital and physician performance to help employers and health plans manage risk
Predictive analytics in healthcare can benefit organizations two-fold. This technology not only helps better manage a population but also better handle claims and save money.
Speaking of wellness programs, if analytics can predict and help employers better design their health plans, couldn’t the technology also be used to help prevent or put off more adverse and expensive health events
The new platform enables self-insured employers to predict health events, hospital admissions, length of stay and other incidents.