Elizabeth Holmes, who is the opening keynote at this week’s AHIP Institute, founded Theranos in 2003 with the mission to make actionable health information accessible to people everywhere at the time it matters, enabling early detection and intervention of disease, and empowering individuals with information to live the lives they want to live.
The HMS Eliza Team
Appropriate care settings. Emergency Department (ED) Utilization. Post-Hospital Discharge. Care Coordination. Community Paramedicine. Home Health. There has been a significant chatter over the past few months about how and where to care for people - in the most cost effective and appropriate healthcare setting.
Over the past few months, a lot of attention has been building around provider-owned health plans. Many questions are emerging – for example:
As 2015 Exchange Open Enrollment comes to a close, it is safe to say that we, as a nation, have exceeded the 9.1 million enrollment goal. Or have we?
While many think about getting their flu shot, or their children’s flu shot, during the fall, January through May is still an active time for the flu -- and the flu hits the hardest in February when the nation-wide rates are nearly double than any other month of the year.
Knowing how important health risk assessment (HRA) data are to our customers, we, at Eliza, continually evaluate response rates by various preferences – with a specific focus on channels that provide fast and reliable turnaround, namely telephone outreach (IVR) and email/web-based administrations.
A recent article in the Atlantic argues that increasing health literacy should be a national priority, citing that 35% of Americans - particularly among groups who are eligible for coverage under the new laws – have only basic or below-basic health literacy.
In the quest to become what analysts like Booz call a more “Consumer-Capable Health Plan,” many payors are not only re-evaluating which programs they invest in, they’re also helping members become savvier about their coverage. They’re rolling out cost estimators and other proactive outreach designed to help members maximize their benefits.
Seems like perfect timing.