Tag: Chronic Disease Management & Prevention

Vaping and Smoking Make you More Susceptible to COVID-19

Posted: January 11, 2021

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Now is a good time to quit Recent medical news is not what you want to hear if you vape and/or smoke tobacco, or have loved ones who use these products. A Stanford University School of Medicine research study published Aug. 11, 2020 in the Journal of Adolescent Health found that young adults and teens [...] Read Post

Populytics receives highest (three-year) NCQA rating in population health

Posted: December 11, 2020

Accreditation earned for program supporting patients with chronic health conditions Populytics, Inc. has been awarded the three-year Population Health Program Accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). This Accreditation is a recent revision to NCQA’s previous Disease Management Accreditation, reflecting the universal movement from single-condition disease management toward whole-person accountability and health management [...] Read Post

Total Well-Being Transcends Your Plan

Posted: November 25, 2020

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How a determined business executive got healthier by building on his company’s insurer-provided wellness offerings. After reaching 198 pounds with high cholesterol, and suffering two gout attacks in the course of five years, Kevin Davis, Senior Benefits Consultant, Vice President at Univest Insurance, LLC, knew he had to do something. His company’s self-insured health insurance [...] Read Post

Do Antibody Tests for COVID-19 Ensure a Safe Return to Work?

Posted: June 17, 2020

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As companies race to do testing, there’s much to keep in mind. Employers are gearing up to either reopen their businesses or take steps to ensure the safety of their employees who will be working side-by-side once more. This prospect has ignited a focus on antibody testing for COVID-19. Antibodies are proteins the body makes [...] Read Post

Employers: Plan Today for Health Care Savings Down the Road

Posted: December 19, 2017

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Four 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
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