Doctors and Patients Agree

It’s no secret that almost everyone loves their primary care doctor, but a recent survey commissioned by The Physicians Foundation confirmed something else that we already knew.
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Turbocharge Your Clinic

According to the CDC, chronic diseases drive up to 80 percent of employee medical costs.  So it seems odd that most worksite clinics treat them as an afterthought (or sometimes not at all). Continue reading…


Survey Results – Employer Health Cost Concerns

new survey by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans asked 500 employers to identify their top three employee health cost concerns. Here’s what they found: Continue reading…

This trend is NOT your friend

The cost of buying health insurance at work will once again rise faster than wages and overall inflation according to the Kaiser Family Foundation’s latest annual survey that was released this week.

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Ask Yourself This

When less than 1/5th of employees with a chronic disease participate in wellness programs – should you really expect their health to improve? Sadly, according to Rand Corporation, a 16 percent participation rate is indeed the industry average. Continue reading…


The Truth About Averages

Unless you’ve looked deep into the data (and know what to look for), you might not realize that a fraction of your employees with a chronic disease may be driving most of your company’s medical costs. Continue reading…


It Takes More Than A Nudge

Noncompliance is a huge impediment when it comes to successfully self-managing a chronic disease (diabetes, hypertension, COPD). Continue reading…


The Wolf Is At The Door

Your employees are being stalked by the risk of dangerous and expensive complications from poorly managed chronic diseases.

Chronic diseases are sneaky. They take years to develop and they’re generally asymptomatic so you don’t notice them until it’s too late.

In these days of 7-minute doctor visits, soaring drug costs, and high-deductible health plans – combined with the ever-present risk of chronic disease – it’s easy to see why employee healthcare costs spiral out of control. Continue reading…


The ROI of Better Diabetes Management

According to the CDC, over 20% of all healthcare spending is on people diagnosed with diabetes. Over 29 million Americans suffer from diabetes and 86 million more have prediabetes.

If you wonder what’s driving your organization’s healthcare costs higher – diabetes may be the key. Continue reading…


Edumedics drives up to 41% in healthcare cost reductions

NEWS RELEASE

Review shows Edumedics drives up to 41% in healthcare cost reductions

Focus on obesity, diabetes, COPD and heart disease delivers best-in-class savings

Louisville, KY – May 31, 2017 Edumedics, an innovative healthcare delivery company serving self- insured employers, health plans and health systems, today announced quarterly results showing client savings between 16% to 41% among program participants with chronic diseases.

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