At Populytics, our mission is to increase the quality and value of the patient experience through advanced health care analytics insights and comprehensive population health management by transforming claims and clinical data into actionable strategies and solutions. In alignment with this mission, we hope to provide you with additional insights, education and information to guide you on your journey toward better health.
Posted: August 14, 2017One Study Found that Smoking Cessation Treatment Programs Double or Triple Quit Rates. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that nearly 70 percent of adult smokers want to quit. That’s not surprising, since cigarette smoking is the single-largest cause of preventable disease and death in the United States. Tobacco users aren’t the [...] Read Post
Posted: May 3, 2017When small applications (apps) for mobile devices came out about 15 years ago, they didn’t have nearly as much to offer. Today, health and fitness apps are more sophisticated, and the ability to connect with others through them has increased. We no longer have to feel alone in our fitness routine, on our dietary path [...] Read Post
Posted: April 6, 2017News outlets nationwide are covering the changing world of health insurance at every turn, from the controversy over the Affordable Care Act to providers’ innovative strategies to manage health population-wide. Regardless of how the market shifts, one principle remains unchanged: any business person offering employer-sponsored health insurance wants their population to have access to high-quality providers that don’t break [...] Read Post
Posted: March 20, 2017The journey to health and wellness doesn’t always move in a straight line. People are human and prone to slip-ups on their goals as they strive to enrich their lives with healthy behaviors. Consider the walking group at work, for example. At first, everyone was gung-ho. A group of colleagues was out there every day, [...] Read Post
Posted: March 1, 2017Q: In general, is there cause for concern about the health of most Americans? A: In short, the answer is yes. However, we are more focused than ever on improving the nation’s health care status. Perhaps the Roman poet Virgil said it best with, “The greatest wealth is health.” In the absence of health, [...] Read Post