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Two Population Health Metrics You Should Be Measuring

January 22, 2019

How do you know if your population health efforts are working?

Is it as simple as saving money on healthcare costs? Or is there more to it?

The most effective wellness programs measure success in two ways: Return on Investment (ROI) and Value on...

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Patients Win When HRA Data and Electronic Health Records Are on the Same Team

January 07, 2019

When the young Eric Dishman started experiencing fainting spells more than two decades ago, he needed answers. So he went to see a doctor. 

But those answers weren't easy to get. For six months, he endured a long list of appointments and...

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3 Ways Investing in a Wellness Program Can Save You Money

December 14, 2018

When it comes to choosing the right wellness program, there is one word you must pay special attention to: prevention.

A wellness program that focuses on prevention is a lot like having a crystal ball. It helps you look into the future...

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Wellness Program Engagement Is Key to Value-Based Care

November 26, 2018

You need to do more than just give participants access to their health information in order to fulfill the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) value-based care initiative. You also have to make sure you collect the right data points...

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The Role of Data Analytics in Population Health Value-Based Care

November 19, 2018

Precision medicine “considers individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle.” It allows researchers and doctors to predict which treatment strategies will be most effective for individuals. But its application extends beyond...

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Interoperability: Value-Based Care Requires Shared, Secure Data

November 13, 2018

You’ve likely heard of the term interoperability. It’s a current buzzword in health care, and an extremely important initiative that supports the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) initiative toward value-based care and putting...

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Get Accessible: 4 Ways Population Health Managers Can Achieve Value-Based Care

November 06, 2018

Earlier this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule CMS-1694-P. According to Administrator Seema Verma, the rule is to “ensure the healthcare system puts patients first” and “rewards value over volume…where...

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Should You Include Naps in Your Employee Wellness Program?

October 18, 2018

One of the most important aspects of overall health is often overlooked, and even frowned upon in the workplace: sleep.

Sleep is a health concern for the majority of the population. There are countless studies and reports showing the detrimental...

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4 Ways Population Health Managers Can Combat the Opioid Crisis

October 04, 2018

He got the call nearly 12 hours after his daughter failed to show for work. One pill too many, the coroner said. And now this once-vibrant millennial is an opioid epidemic statistic.

Each day, at least 116 people in the United States die from an...

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6 Tips for Award-Winning Workforce Wellness

September 24, 2018


Does your company have what it takes for award winning workforce wellness? Over the past 10 years, more than 8,000 companies across the United States have applied for regional Healthiest Employers awards. And for the past four years,...

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Wellsource Earns Highest Quality With NCQA Certification for Health Risk Appraisals and Self Management Tools

September 07, 2018

Wellsource has been awarded Wellness and Health Promotion (WHP) certifications from the  National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for our Health Appraisals and Self-Management Tools. This is our sixth time consecutively meeting NCQA’s...

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Unveiling Social Determinants of Health Through HRA Data

August 31, 2018

Scroll through Facebook and there it is. An ad for the exact shoes you were looking at just hours before, from the same online retailer. Has that ever happened to you? (Affirmative head nods around the world.)

Or you get an email promotion from...

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