NCHEC Outstanding Service & Leadership Award
BeneFIT was selected by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC) to receive the 2017 Outstanding Service & Leadership Award in the organizational/employer category. The award recognizes exemplary commitment to the advancement of the Health Education Profession and of the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®) and Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES®) credentials. The mission of NCHEC is to enhance the professional practice of Health Education by promoting and sustaining a credentialed body of Health Education Specialists.
ICHWC Board Certification
All health coaches at BeneFIT Corporate WellnessSM received National Board Certification for Health and Wellness Coaches, after passing the first-ever exam to qualify for the new standard in 2017. The newly adopted certification confirms the expertise and quality of coaches based upon standards created by the International Consortium for Health & Wellness Coaches (ICHWC) and the National Board of Medical Examiners.
Accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for Wellness and Health Promotion means that BeneFIT has achieved the highest level of performance possible to help clients promote healthy behavior change and create healthy environments for sustainable progress. BeneFIT is committed to continuously improving programs and processes to maintain NCQA standing.
2018 AMGA-Optum Award for Innovation in Population Health
Lehigh Valley Health Network received the 2018 AMGA–Optum Award for Innovation in Population Health during AMGA’s Annual Conference in Phoenix, AZ. Sponsored by the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) and national health services and innovation firm, Optum, the award recognizes pioneering work in the field. Populytics spearheads the innovative work that made receipt of the award possible. According to sponsors, it is “a direct attestation to the positive outcomes LVHN and Populytics have had in improving the health of patients, as well as advancing the business model for population health.”
2017 Greater Lehigh Valley’s Fastest Growing Companies
Populytics came in at number 16 among the Greater Lehigh Valley’s 2017 Fastest Growing Companies. The announcement was made by Lehigh Valley Business and its event sponsors, including Baker Tilly and the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation, at an awards celebration at DeSales University, Center Valley, Pa. in October. The Fastest Growing Companies awards program honors the Greater Lehigh Valley’s most dynamic businesses that progressively contribute to the success of the region’s economic growth and stability. Forty-five winning firms were chosen based on the last three years of performance as evidenced though financial information and tax returns.
2016 Transformation in Health Care Customer Award
Brian Nester, DO, MS, MBA, CPE, FACOEP, President and CEO of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), was nominated for Optum Analytics’ Transformation in Health Care Customer Award, and Mark Ungvarsky, CPHIT, Administrator, Payer and Provider Informatics, Populytics, Inc., accepted the nomination at Optum’s Forum 2016. Recognized as a pioneer in the use of predictive modeling, LVHN uses informatics and analytics, provided by partner Populytics, Inc., to merge LVHN’s clinical data and claims data in a powerful analysis of its practices and costs. The award recognizes the two organizations for showing how data and a forward-looking philosophy can improve the delivery of health care.
Client Recommended Insurance Adjuster
Populytics has been recognized as an A.M. Best Client Recommended Insurance Adjuster for more than 10 years. A.M. Best, the oldest and most widely recognized provider of ratings, financial data, and news with an exclusive insurance industry focus, reports on the financial stability of insurers and related companies. Ratings are issued on thousands of companies in more than 200 countries worldwide. Best’s Credit Ratings are recognized as a benchmark for assessing a rated organization’s financial strength as well as the credit quality of its obligations.