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Employee Benefits News: Views A silent, life-threatening epidemic that needs to be on employers' radar - by Barb Rutkowski of Advanced Plan for Health
Employee Benefits News: Views A silent, life-threatening epidemic that needs to be on employers' radar - by Barb Rutkowski of Advanced Plan for Health

Views A silent, life-threatening epidemic that needs to be on employers’ radar

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.

With that in mind, there are some diseases that employers should be aware of due to their very serious nature and the potentially devastating impact on insurance costs. 

Read more here.

Dr. Barbara Rutkowski, EdD, MSN, CCM is vice president, clinical operations at Advanced Plan for Health.

 

Tags: Kidney Failure, Epidemic, Providers, Health Insurers, Type 2, Diabetes, NAFLD, Predictive Analytics, Health Costs, Liver Transplant, Self-Insured, Employers
December 2017 Poindexter's Points: Advanced Plan for Health's News and Updates
December 2017 Poindexter's Points: Advanced Plan for Health's News and Updates

Click here to check out our December 2017 e-newsletter for the latest news and updates.

New Ocean Health Solutions Selects Advanced Plan for Health's Poindexter Advanced Health Analytics System
New Ocean Health Solutions Selects Advanced Plan for Health's Poindexter Advanced Health Analytics System

Portfolio Addition Enhances New Ocean’s Ability to Lower Healthcare Costs and Improve Outcomes 

Advanced Plan for Health (APH), a provider of advanced and predictive data analytics technology that helps organizations better manage healthcare risk and cost today announced that New Ocean Health Solutions, an enterprise health management company, will add the APH Poindexter data analytics engine to their portfolio of offerings.

Tags: Healthcare Analytics, Predictive Analytics, Advanced Plan for Health, Poindexter, Healthcare Technology Solutions, Healthcare Industry, New Ocean, Data Science, Health Outcomes, Software Design & Development
Advanced Plan for Health Publishes New Whitepaper on Meeting Employer Client Healthcare Needs
Advanced Plan for Health Publishes New Whitepaper on Meeting Employer Healthcare Needs

IRVING, Texas, November 1, 2017 -- Advanced Plan for Health, a leader in advanced healthcare data analytics and healthcare cost aversion has published a new white paper, Health Plans and TPAs: WHAT MORE DO YOUR EMPLOYER CLIENTS NEED FROM YOU. The piece provides research findings, insight and guidance that support health plans and TPAs in delivering additional services and consultation to their employer clients to further differentiate themselves in the market, and increase their abilities to win and retain employer client business.

Tags: Whitepaper, Employer Clients, Healthcare Analytics, Predictive Analytics, Longitudinal Analytics, Wellness, Advanced Plan for Health, Poindexter, Health Insurance, Group Benefits
Advanced Plan for Health welcome Rick Scheel, VP of National Sales
Advanced Plan for Health welcomes Rick Scheel, VP of National Sales

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.  

Tags: Healthcare Analytics, Control Health Spend, Poindexter Platform, Predict Health Spend
Advanced Plan for Health welcomes Yvonne Daugherty, VP of Development
Advanced Plan for Health welcomes Yvonne Daugherty, VP of Development

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.

Tags: Healthcare Analytics, Control Health Spend, Poindexter Platform, Predict Health Spend
Advanced Plan for Health Selects MPIRICA® as Surgery Quality Transparency Partner
Advanced Plan for Health Selects MPIRICA® as Surgery Quality Transparency Partner

APH will use MPIRICA Quality Scores as a benchmark metric for hospital and physician performance to help employers and health plans manage risk

Tags: Surgery Quality, Partnership, Transparency, Hospitals, Physician Performance, Employers, Manage Risk
Predictive analytics in healthcare helps manage high-risk patients
Predictive Analytics in Healthcare Helps Manage High-Risk Patients

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.

Tags: Predictive Analytics, Technology, Health, Actionable Data, Claims, Healthcare, Advanced Plan for Health, Poindexter, Nurse Navigator, Data, Risk Modeling, Chronic Conditions
Data Analytics Enables Health Plans to Predict When Employees Need Health Services and For How Long
Published in The National Law Review: Data Analytics Enables Health Plans to Predict When Employees Need Health Services and For How Long

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

Tags: Wellness Program, Analytics, Predict, Employers, Design, Health Plans, Technology, Health, Expensive
Advanced Plan for Health unveils predictive analytics to fine-tune population health
Advanced Plan for Health unveils predictive analytics to fine-tune population health

The new platform enables self-insured employers to predict health events, hospital admissions, length of stay and other incidents.

Tags: Self-Insured