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On HRAs, social determinants, and predicting health care utilization: Our top takeaways from HMA 2018

Last month, Health Management Associates hosted its annual meeting in Chicago with a sharp focus on the “rapidly changing world of Medicaid: opportunities and pitfalls for payers, providers and states.” In case you couldn’t make the event, members of the Pursuant Health team shared the following insights from the sessions. Predicting Health Care Utilization States …

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Quality Innovation, Needs Screenings and Streamlined Data: What We’re Looking Forward to at NAMD 2018

Medicaid is one of the largest, most complex systems in the United States. According to the most recent Results from a 50-State Medicaid Budget Survey, it “covers one in five Americans [and] accounts for one in six dollars spent on healthcare.” Though Medicaid is an entity of great size and critical importance, it is also …

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2018 Medicare Market Innovations Forum Insights

Attracting, retaining and engaging Medicare Advantage customers is the primary charge for plan marketers across the country. The 2018 Medicare Market Innovations Forum was full of practical, actionable ways to successfully accomplish that mission. Pursuant Health’s Henry McAlpin was there and offers the following insights. From the 30,000 foot level: Test alternative acquisition channels. Implement …

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Atlanta Business Chronicle: Pursuant Pivots from Kiosks to Health Incentives

The Atlanta Business Chronicle recently featured Pursuant Health in its special section highlighting winners of the Inaugural InnoVenture Awards. Pursuant was named winner in the Growth Stage Healthcare category. The awards honor companies in Atlanta that have drawn attention from investors for their innovative products or services at various funding stages. Winners and finalists are …

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Reaching health plan members for interventions before their chronic conditions worsen, an Anthem Indiana story

And rewarding participating retailers with a 97% spend rate on their incentive rewards   Incentives and convenience improve engagement with difficult to reach plan members Preventable, chronic conditions like diabetes are a huge burden to the U.S. healthcare system, particularly in the managed care space. While many new cases can be avoided with interventions and …

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How Walmart incentivizes healthy behavior in the retail environment for health plans – with Pursuant Health

“Wellness begins at Walmart because it begins where the patient, the member or the customer is and they are definitely [here],” says Jodi Prohofsky, Senior Director of Payer Relations for Walmart Stores, Inc. “Walmart shoppers represent America. They are of all ages and all socioeconomic backgrounds. Today we’re partnering with many [health] plans who need …

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Webinar: Meet health plan members where they are through retail health engagement. Best practices from Walmart and Pursuant Health.

How can health plan quality managers best spend their time and resources to better engage difficult to reach populations? Part of the answer lies in the ‘retailization’ of healthcare. Plans need to meet existing and potential plan members where they are, while they are engaged in their health, especially including retail pharmacy visits to incentivize …

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Webinar Wrap Up: Understanding Your Member Base’s Social Determinants of Health

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality defines “quality of care” as “doing the right thing for the right patient, at the right time, in the right way to achieve the best possible results.” This highly customized approach to defining quality shines a very bright light on the need to develop quality improvement plans based …

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Is the Average American Hypertensive? New Data Suggests ‘Yes.’

February 13, 2018 – (Atlanta, GA) – According to new data collected by Pursuant Health, the average American may now suffer from Stage 1 Hypertension. Blood pressure data from 22,364,504 screenings conducted in 2017 at Pursuant Health wellness screening kiosks in the United States showed the average systolic pressure was 130 and average diastolic pressure was …

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Optometric Management: “Retinal Screening Kiosks In The Works”

Pursuant Health’s debut of the retinal screening system addition to our health and wellness screening kiosks made news in the December issue of Optometric Management Magazine. “Pursuant Health, an Atlanta based consumer healthcare engagement company that has a network of more than 3,600 self-service kiosks, is preparing to add retinal screening to its fleet to …

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