Redefining Chronic Disease Care | with Scott Wallace from Dartmouth

Chronic medical conditions drive more than 75% of health care spending. However, people with a chronic condition typically get care through a health system designed for acute care — fragmented, episodic care triggered by an adverse health event. This episode discusses how employers can better engage the sicker portion of their employees and family members to improve health and reduce costs.

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The Cost of Medical Errors: Educating Employees about Patient Safety | with Leah Binder from The Leapfrog Group

All hospitals are not the same! Many hospitals have much worse rates of infections and medical errors that have a serious effect on employers and their employees, both in terms of financial cost as well as human lives. You probably know about this unfortunate fact of life in health care, but do your employees? How can you educate your employees about patient safety and influence them to choose the hospitals with a better track record in terms of safety, quality, and value?

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Combining Wellness Programs with Medical Management | with Abby Green of HealthCheck360

Jesse and guest Abby Green from HealthCheck360 discuss how to combine wellness initiatives and medical management to drive health improvement and reduce overall benefit costs. HealthCheck360 is a health risk management company focused on reducing medical costs, worker’s compensation claims, and absenteeism, while increasing employee morale and productivity.

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How to Make the Most of Narrow Networks | with Scott Wallace from Dartmouth

Direct contracts and narrow networks of health care providers offer new ways for employers to control the costs of health care. But many of these arrangements are missing huge opportunities to improve health and deliver true value for the money you spend.

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HSA: The Triple Smart Way [video for employees]

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) continue to rise in popularity. First authorized by Congress in 2003, enrollment has grown by an average of 15% per year since 2011, according to an annual survey by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). Many employers are introducing one or more HSA medical options for employees, or re-emphasizing their existing HSA option(s) for them.

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