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: January 5, 2018All of the holiday hustle and bustle may have allowed the recent American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) vs. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) decision to go unnoticed. To get you caught up, Judge John D. Bates of the United States District Court authored a revision stating that two things must happen across 2018: First, [...] Read Post
Posted: December 19, 2017Four modifiable health risk behaviors — lack of physical activity, poor nutrition, tobacco use, and excessive alcohol consumption — are responsible for much of the illness, suffering, and early death related to chronic disease.* Chronic disease contributes significantly to health care costs and lower productivity. Wouldn’t you like to help your employees prevent or manage [...] Read Post
Posted: October 19, 2017Earlier detection of problems and healthier workplace populations “For employers interested in lowering health care expenses, looking at whether your employees are aligned with a PCP is a step toward improving workforce health and more efficient health care spending.” –Joseph Habig, MD, Medical Director, LVPHO At one time, patients only went to [...] Read Post
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