How Healthier Happens

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.


A Wake-up Call about Sleepiness and Fatigue at Work

Posted: June 17, 2019

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According to a national poll administered by the American Sleep Foundation, more than one-third of the U.S. workforce report daytime sleepiness, which amounts to approximately 5.7 million individuals, or roughly the entire population of Denmark.* Fatigue and sleepiness are considered serious workplace hazards. They are different, but can be experienced together. Sleepiness refers to the [...] Read Post

What is the Lehigh Valley Safety Peer Group and How Does it Help Employers?

Posted: June 14, 2019

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How many U.S. workers are sleep deprived, and what can employers do to help them? How should employers handle substance abuse in the workplace? What are the legal ramifications of employees using medical marijuana? These are just a few of the topics tackled at the Lehigh Valley Safety Peer Group, a consortium of Lehigh Valley area [...] Read Post

What’s the difference between an exercise physiologist and a personal trainer?

Posted: June 14, 2019

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If you look, you’ll most likely find no shortage of personal trainers. Many have studied athletic training and can be certified by National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), American Council on Exercise (ACE), or National Academy of Sports Medicine (ACMS). However, there is no specific degree program for personal trainers, which is why there is [...] Read Post

Post-Holiday Stress: Working Toward a New Perspective

Posted: February 13, 2019

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The winter doldrums are upon us and the post-holiday credit card statements have arrived! For many, this time of year is especially challenging due to increased debt and financial worry brought on by holiday spending. According to surveys, Americans typically spend between $700 and $885 on gifts between November and January. This debt adds to the [...] Read Post

Wellness Analysts: Creating your Employee Population Health “Story”

Posted: February 7, 2019

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Many employers are understanding the importance of health and wellness initiatives to boost employee productivity and morale. However, they need data to identify where they should focus their attention to have the greatest impact. Data-driven programs can yield higher returns to employers. Sufficient and reliable data can help employers better plan and implement their wellness [...] Read Post

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