Tag: Population Health Management

Optum Forum 2018

Posted: July 24, 2018

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July 31–August 2, 2018, ARIA Resort & Casino, Las Vegas Mike Weiss, Senior Health Economist, Populytics, Inc., is representing the company’s pioneer status at Optum Forum 2018, titled, “Using Optum Performance Analytics to Reduce Out-of-Network Utilization – Clients Share their Stories.” Populytics is one of only two national beta-test sites for Optum’s new flagship platform, Optum [...] Read Post

Leadership Business Wisdom to be Shared at Upcoming Event

Posted: May 22, 2018

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  Do you ever wish you could get a few top business leaders in a room and pick their brains? Lehigh Valley Business is making it happen with their annual event, 90 Ideas in 90 Minutes on Thursday, June 14th from 8-10 a.m. at DeSales University’s University Center. This year, the event will include Gregory [...] Read Post

Lehigh Valley Health Network Receives 2018 AMGA-Optum Award for Innovation in Population Health through Populytics

Posted: April 6, 2018

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Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) was awarded the 2018 AMGA–Optum Award for Innovation in Population Health on March 8, 2018, 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, Inc., wholly-owned subsidiary [...] Read Post

What are Tiered Health Insurance Plans?

Posted: April 6, 2017

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News 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

Health Care Q&A: Big Changes Coming, Solutions Already Underway

Posted: March 1, 2017

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  Q: 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