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Published By: Virgin Pulse     Published Date: Jun 26, 2013
When it comes to engaging employees in workplace wellness programs today, the operative phrase is quickly becoming, “Let the games begin!” After suffering decreasing engagement and fewer savings than they initially expected from their wellness programs, employers are boosting participation by incorporating gamification—the emerging field of applying game mechanics and strategies to various types of applications and programs. The end game, you might say, is lower healthcare costs, along with happier, more productive and engaged employees.
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corporate wellness, heathcare, healthcare reform, benefits, engagement, gamification, healthcare costs, employee hapiness
    
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Published By: Virgin Pulse     Published Date: Aug 02, 2010
Human resource leaders and executives are under pressure to combat rising health care costs. But you are not alone. Learn from your peers and discover how to translate this data-rich survey into actionable tactics for your company's health care savings and long-term growth.
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virginhealth miles, healthcare, employee health, costs, wellness, ppaca, legislation, participation
    
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Published By: Group M_IBM Q2'19     Published Date: May 28, 2019
In our always-on, always-connected world, healthcare consumers expect instant access to customer service, not just from 9 AM to 5 PM. It’s often no longer good enough for health plans to staff call centers during standard business hours. Members today typically want to be able to log in and help themselves to the answers they need from self-service channels whenever they want — and they want the experience to be highly personal. One contact center benchmark study (see next page) revealed self-service channels can be a win-win for both businesses and consumers.1 When done well, self-service solutions can help businesses improve customer satisfaction while reducing costs. And consumers appreciate the convenience of getting answers quickly and efficiently.
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Published By: Fitbit     Published Date: Jan 28, 2019
Chronic disease is a major expense for America’s healthcare system. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 90 percent of the $3.3 trillion in U.S. healthcare spend is for chronic diseases. If appropriate steps aren’t taken to improve both prevention and treatment of such diseases, the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease predicts that the projected total cost of chronic disease in America could tip the scales at $42 trillion by 2030. The most expensive conditions in terms of direct healthcare costs are diabetes, Alzheimer’s and osteoarthritis, and the three most common chronic conditions are hypertension, dyslipidemia and osteoarthritis.
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Published By: OC Tanner     Published Date: Aug 28, 2018
Sure, you want to reduce healthcare costs and have a wellbeing program that makes you an attractive place to work. But wellbeing is about much more than that. It’s about building a culture that helps employees perform at their very best, in a way that is aligned to your company’s priorities and values.
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Published By: RelayHealth     Published Date: Jun 10, 2013
Consumers have increasingly become more educated about their healthcare choices and economically vigilant about the costs. In a HealthLeaders Media podcast, David Dyke, Vice President of Revenue Cycle Systems for RelayHealth, explains that when healthcare systems capitalize on patients' expectations, balance sheets and improve patient satisfaction scores.
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revenue cycle, healthcare costs, patient satisfaction, financial counseling, enterprise resource planning, care coordination, financial / revenue cycle management, claims processing, electronic health records
    
RelayHealth
Published By: Cielo     Published Date: Jan 30, 2019
For healthcare organizations, talent shortages mean lost revenue from having to cancel procedures and turn away patients. And with the aging population and increased competition for great healthcare talent, organizations like yours need a new, flexible workforce solution. That solution is Total Talent Acquisition (TTA). TTA can break down hiring silos by unifying your organization’s efforts in acquiring all types of workers, whether they’re full-time staff, consultants, freelance contractors, temporary staff or project-based workers. It can rein in costs, help assess your current and future talent needs, and create a better experience for candidates and, most importantly, patients. We created this guide to help you learn more about Total Talent and to assess how your organization can benefit from it. Download it to learn: ? What is Total Talent Acquisition ? How TTA creates a competitive advantage in the healthcare industry ? The positive impacts this model can have on healthcare organ
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Published By: Advantix Communications     Published Date: Oct 26, 2007
Today, most healthcare professionals carry mobile phones. These phones are capable of sending and receiving text messages; immediately, non-intrusively and cost effectively. Text messaging has opened up a revolutionary way for healthcare organizations to interact with their health care staff.  This document will help the reader to understand the costs associated with current staffing organizations' communications and identify a cost effective alternative.
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nurse communications, sms for healthcare, sms for health care, text messaging communications, cell phone messaging, cellphone messaging, mobile phone messaging, health care text message, healthcare text message, health care professionals, healthcare professionals, health care communications, healthcare communications, health care messaging, healthcare messaging, healthcare technology, health care technology, wireless healthcare, wireless health care, nurse communication
    
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Published By: GE Healthcare     Published Date: Oct 14, 2015
Download this Interactive Resource Guide today to learn more about the role GE Healthcare plays in optimizing healthcare organizations’ investment in imaging IT to help streamline healthcare costs, increase diagnostic confidence and enhance the quality of patient care.
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gneral electric, ge helathcare, imaging, workglow, centricity, archiving, document imaging
    
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Apr 18, 2012
Join this webcast to learn how HealthCare specific Asset and Service Management functionality can improve uptime to support patient care and optimize procedure scheduling, control costs for procurement, maintenance, labor and materials, extend asset longevity, and Support regulatory compliance activities.
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healthcare, cost, ibm, asset management, service management, technology
    
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Nov 29, 2012
Healthcare providers and healthcare plans enterprises are facing significant and challenges to improve quality of care and patient satisfaction while controlling rising costs. Read on about making a case for improved efficiency in healthcare.
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improving efficiency, healthcare, healthcare industry, quality care, acm, advanced case management, healthcare data
    
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Published By: Castlight Health     Published Date: Aug 02, 2016
In this report by Forrester Research, find out what 120 executives in the US with influence and decision-making responsibility regarding healthcare management do to manage costs and increase employee engagement.
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castlight health, healthcare crisis, health benefits, human resources
    
Castlight Health
Published By: Sponsored by HP and Intel®     Published Date: May 09, 2013
In healthcare, bringing new and reliable products to market is essential for staying relevant and competitive. That's why when McKesson needed to transform its development environments, the nation's largest healtchcare IT solutions provider turned to HP CloudSystem Matrix. By moving from a traditional rack-mount server infrastructure to an HP CloudSystem Matrix integrated solution, McKesson saw an 84-fold increase in processing speeds on their development environments (down to 40 mins. from 7 days). They also enjoyed a 42% reduction in physical server count and a 67% decrease in management time. Read this case study to see how your own organization can use an HP CloudSystem Matrix solution to enhance productivity, reduce costs, and drive innovation. Intel and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
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mckesson, cloud, bringing new and reliable products, staying relevant, competitive, hp cloudsystem matrix
    
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Published By: Alere Wellbeing     Published Date: Oct 18, 2011
Learn about new technologies for tobacco cessation and how they can effect real, measurable behavior change in the tobacco users at your organization - and save you from excess healthcare costs.
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tobacco cessation benefit, text to quit, quit smoking app, wellness program, specialized program, quitting tobacco, nicotine addiction, specialized treatment, evidence based, roi, smokers, quit for life program, alere wellbeing
    
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Published By: Oracle     Published Date: Jul 31, 2017
"Healthcare payers and providers are under increasing pressure to: - Provide and report on quality of care across their population - Embrace new innovations faster - Reduce costs across the organization - Use consumer-friendly digital technology Explore this actigraphic to see if your organization is on the right track for tackling these challenges."
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Published By: Memorial Hermann     Published Date: Sep 19, 2014
As a broker, your customers look to you to provide guidance, education and cost savings in a world filled with ever-changing regulations and skyrocketing costs. See where Houston businesses find the most value in their brokers and what new options exist to help contain costs. • Learn where Houston businesses see brokers adding value • See the impact carrier satisfaction has on changing carriers • Read about new cost-containing options to help your clients
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healthcare costs, approach, carrier, choice, location, impact, educated, reliable, providers, solution, business, manager, organization, employees, negotiations, information technology, practice management
    
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Published By: Workday     Published Date: Mar 26, 2019
How can a single cloud-based finance, HR, and supply chain system for healthcare from Workday improve all spectrums of care? View the interactive infographic to see how we help some of the largest healthcare providers and integrated delivery networks improve operations, reduce costs, and retain the best talent.
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Workday
Published By: IBM Watson Health     Published Date: Nov 21, 2017
The shift to value-based care means that healthcare organizations should expand their concept of return on investment (ROI) to include the ability of solutions to increase efficiency and contain healthcare costs. Data analytics and automation capabilities have become important tools for providers aiming to maximize value-based payments. Learn from this whitepaper about the best ways for healthcare organizations to measure health IT ROI in the value-based environment, including specific examples of how certain providers are approaching this challenge.
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value-based care, healthcare costs, health outcomes, health it, health information technology, hospital performance, operational performance, hospital performance improvement, operational performance, operational benchmarks, comparative analysis, post-acute network alignment, provider alignment, hospital spending, hospital financial benchmarks, hospital operational benchmarks
    
IBM Watson Health
Published By: athenahealth     Published Date: Sep 05, 2013
Healthcare mergers and acquisitions and medical group growth have been strong industry trends for years. One reason is the desire for critical mass to gain leverage with payers as reimbursement declines and costs increase. Healthcare mergers and acquisitions may offer benefits for many medical groups; it is not without its challenges. Read this whitepaper to learn how to successfully manage growth of your medical group.
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group practice growth, strategies for success, healthcare mergers, medical group growth, medical group, meaningful use, health analytics, business intelligence, network infrastructure, quality and safety
    
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Published By: IBM Watson Health     Published Date: Nov 20, 2017
Strong patient engagement leads to improved population health, a better experience of care, and lower healthcare costs. Even so, few healthcare organizations have a well-defined patient engagement strategy, according to research by IBM Watson Health. Read this whitepaper and learn why healthcare organizations should create a comprehensive patient engagement strategy, what each component of such a strategy entails and how to take the steps required to build an effective patient engagement program. From patient portals, telemedicine, and mobile health, to data sharing, automation tools and cognitive computing, you’ll gain the ability to leverage valuable tools for increasing patients’ involvement in their own health outcomes.
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patient outreach, patient relationship management, patient experience, population health management, cognitive computing, data, data sharing, healthcare costs, care, patient engagement, patient engagement strategy, patient portals, mobile health, telemedicine, automation tools, health outcomes
    
IBM Watson Health
Published By: IBM     Published Date: Feb 08, 2008
Throughout the industrialized world, healthcare systems are in crisis. Aging populations and skyrocketing costs are putting unprecedented financial and organizational pressure on healthcare providers and payers. The result is often a decreasing level of care. In response, fundamental changes are taking place. Patient-centric systems are evolving in which the patient's well-being and the responsibility for good health are defining treatment and operational policies.
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health, healthcare, medical, medical records, patient, patient records, hipaa, customer-centric, medicine, hospital, hospitals, ibm
    
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Published By: Comcast Business     Published Date: Apr 11, 2017
Population health initiatives are helping to lower healthcare costs and improve quality. As a result, 85% of hospitals reported strong or total commitment to population health. This year, hospital readmissions should be a top priority.
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healthcare, initiative, patient to provider, readmission, comcast
    
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Published By: Workday     Published Date: Mar 26, 2019
Healthcare providers today are constantly looking for ways to increase efficiency. Knowing that supply chain management can play a key role in these efforts, a more strategic approach to managing supply chain is critical. By combining transactions, analytics, and planning in a single system, Workday can help you make better decisions and contain costs. To dive deeper into how Workday supports supply chain management for healthcare, watch this quick demo.
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Workday
Published By: RES Software     Published Date: Jul 06, 2012
Today's IT managers face tough challenges. There's pressure to reduce IT costs, end user demand for flexible yet secure working, and the constant need to maintain regulatory compliance. Join the IT managers around the world who are solving their biggest challenges with RES Software. Learn how organizations in every sector are giving end users the freedom to work the way they want, in any location and via multiple devices, while drastically reducing demand for hands-on IT professionals.
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technology, res software, healthcare, desktop, healthcare it, medical device, it management, desktop migration, reduce it costs, res automation software, windows migration, health analytics, enterprise content management, health information exchange (hei)
    
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Published By: Virgin Pulse     Published Date: Jul 20, 2010
When employees move it, they're healthier and more productive. Employers then start to lose the burden of increasing healthcare costs. The Virgin HealthMiles white paper, Moving Toward Health, will help you understand activity's impact on employee health and associated costs.
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virginhealth miles, healthcare, employee health, costs
    
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