When done right, an effective welcome and onboarding strategy will have a positive effect on member retention, quality improvement and risk mitigation. Recently, Eliza’s SVP of Market Strategy and Consulting, Ellen Harrison, and I hosted a webinar on best practices in health plan welcome and onboarding engagement. If you missed it, you can watch it in your own time on-demand here.
Eliza’s thought leaders weigh in on the latest developments from Eliza, our clients, and the healthcare industry at large.
Recently, the CDC raised concerns about a potential decline in flu vaccination rates this coming flu season due to the removal of the nasal flu spray option. While the nasal flu spray made vaccination much less uncomfortable, it has proven to be ineffective for children and is no longer an option. This change could result in a decline in voluntary flu vaccinations for the 2016-2017 flu season.
Eliza Corporation is proud of its Internship Program, and works closely with local colleges to give students a hands on experience in a professional work environment. We believe in giving students who are interested in computer science a first-hand experience in a corporate setting, exposure to what a technology company does, and guidance in their future careers.
We don’t have to tell you that HOS and CAHPS scores are important. They count for 25% of a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan’s overall Star rating, meaning that members’ perceptions about their care experiences directly affects the bottom line. These are difficult measures for all plans to improve. Over the last 3 years, HOS and CAHPS scores for MA plans have remained stagnant, with CAHPS scores hovering around 3.4 Stars and HOS scores at 3.0 Stars. And it’s no wonder.
An estimated 40,000 women die each year from breast cancer and another 4,000 from cervical cancer according to the CDC. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime and it is the 5th leading cause of death for women over 50 years of age.
The transition from hospital to home is a particularly vulnerable juncture in patient care that requires significant oversight and checkpoints.
National Public Health week kicked off on Monday, April 4. The theme – Healthiest Nation 2030 – directly correlates with the primary goals at the heart of public health initiatives – creating the healthiest nation within one generation.
De acuerdo con la oficina del censo (Census Bureau) la población hispana viviendo en los Estados Unidos asciende a 55 millones de personas en la actualidad, lo cual representa el 17% de la población total de la nación. Además, en términos de poder adquisitivo representan alrededor de un 1.5 trillones de dólares. Con la reforma de salud impulsada por la Ley de Asistencia Asequible (ACA), cada vez más hispanos tienen acceso a seguro médico y algunos otros se han visto beneficiados al recibir una mejor cobertura médica.