“Organizations want their employees engaged with their primary care physician (PCP),” DHS Group VP of Employer Solutions Rich Siegenthaler, said. “However, the majority of people do not get an annual physical and/or their yearly preventative exams, even with full medical coverage by their employer.” This is where biometric screenings come in.
With DHS Group’s vast history of being at the forefront of quality improvement, including being one of the first to offer HEDIS Compliance audits, the decision to apply as a URAC-approved validation vendor was an easy one.
Maybe you have your doubts when it comes to the importance of using data when dealing with decisions related to employee benefits and related topics, but it’s time to realize what they can bring to the table.
“Traditionally, wellness programs have been ‘one and done’ with very little positive outcome for the individual and zero return on investment for the organization,” Rich Siegenthaler, DHS Group VP of Employer Solutions, said. Health coaching is something that’s working to change that.
“Many health plans are facing uncertainties,” Deloitte said. “But one investment may help executives meet each of these challenges – an investment in analytics.” What should you focus on while you explore analytics?
Sit down with Will Herold, DHS Group’s VP of Business Development to chat about common wellbeing-related open enrollment questions and benefit tools that can help get insight into what to keep in mind during that season in order to ensure success for you and your employees.
Engage, a part of the DHS Group HealthSpective program that offers an integrated suite of health and wellness solutions, supports the whole employee and promotes healthy changes that lead to long-term rewards through education and engagement. How can you put it to work for you and your team?
“Climbing the curve of innovation” means offering wellbeing and engagement solutions that buck industry standards and boldly empower employers and employees towards better population health. What steps should you take?
On a daily basis, hospital systems and healthcare providers deal with hundreds of patients checking in to see a countless numbers of physicians. Not to mention, the paperwork that goes along with each patient, in general and specific to each visit. Working in healthcare is hard. What can you do?
This week, Melissa Vajas, a Registered Dietitian and member of DHS Group’s Wellbeing team, returns to the blog to answer a few questions and have a conversation about the value of investing in health. The topic is one that Melissa feels strongly about as her goal is to help her clients invest in the small changes that will add up to make a greater overall impact on their health and wellness.
Dynamic Health Strategies, LLC (DHS Group) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Connect, a patient information network and suite of healthcare software and hardware products (renamed SecurePass) from Ohio-based CrossChx, Inc..
Believe it or not, back-to-school is just around the corner. While you gather up the supplies you need and wrap up final preparations, it’s also important to take the time to make sure your school’s health and wellbeing programming is ready for the new year.
Wellbeing programming isn’t just a “checked box” anymore; rather, it’s being looked at as a way to make a true impact on a company’s population. However, while having the program is the first step, it’s not the only step you need to take.
If you’re considering starting, or working to revamp, your employee wellbeing program, it’s time to start to consider the real meaning of the word “wellbeing” as it falls into the title of your program. Take a look at the true definition of wellbeing and broaden the scope of your program to include all-encompassing components that can help your employees live well – in more than just a single area of their lives.
Backyard barbecues are a staple of the summer season. However, our favorite summer dishes can often be loaded with empty calories that can lead to unwanted weight gain. This year, make simple changes to transform your traditional cookout into an occasion that’s both delicious and nutritious.
HR Executive Jack Kluepfel agrees, “Employees see health and wellness offerings as a mark of progressive employers. Attractive employers, employers of choice, offer opportunities for people to engage in their health.” How can employers grow their programs? What should be the first item on the list?
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently released their 2017 Employee Benefit Survey. While the survey covers a multitude of areas across the benefits landscape, we’re looking at four trends that stood out when it comes to wellbeing, overall benefits and more.
There are myths and questions that follow us in nearly every area of life and employee benefits and wellbeing are no different. We take a look at four of the “most popular” employee benefits and wellbeing myths and debunk them with knowledge on the topic.
We recently caught up with Rich Siegenthaler, DHS Group’s new VP of Employer Solutions to chat about everything from wellbeing program to success, to the value of health coaches and everything in between.
“With increasing demands from consumers for enhanced healthcare quality and increased value, healthcare providers and payers are under more pressure to deliver better outcomes.” If you’re feeling the pressure, consider looking to analytics to help.
“There was this initial focus on health and fitness – physical health. Now everyone is saying, ‘What about financial wellness, emotional well-being and mindfulness?’” So… what about it? Is there a reason to pay attention to this “mindfulness?”
Vacations are all fun and games, right? We all know traveling can be an amazing opportunity, but on the flip side, unfortunately, they can also wreak havoc on our health. Before you head out on your trip, make it a priority to find a balance and decide early to make healthy choices at your getaway destination while you’re also having fun!
Just because wellbeing is the current darling of the benefits industry; that doesn’t mean that it’s something that comes easy. However, it is something that, when you put time and effort behind it, can make a big difference for your workforce, and ultimately, your company.
Most places you look for information on healthcare and benefits information these days, you’re going to find discussions on data, but how can you actually utilize it to control/lower your costs? Keep reading for three steps to keep in mind.
With the expansion to smaller groups, data and analytics are providing the opportunity for more and more companies to look closely at the problems their populations are facing – and with that, getting the opportunity to find better and more successful solutions.