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 fifth leading cause of death for women over 50 years of age.
New controversies abound in America, but one that has persisted over time, even after being scientifically debunked over and over again, is the vaccine controversy. This post shows how behavioral economic concepts and decision theory play a role in what’s often referred to as “vaccine-hesitancy.”
In a recent article published by First Report Managed Care, Jennifer Forster, director of Medicaid Strategy at HMS Eliza shares her insight in regards to improving outcomes by providing nonmedical benefits that have previously been posing as barriers to their overall health.
Have you ever thought about “pre-boarding” your members? Why not reach out early to engage members before their effective date, especially if it means you can identify transition of care needs.
Here are some quickly-deployable Eliza health plan member engagement solutions that can reduce costs and improve outcomes and the member experience.
When done right, an effective welcome and onboarding strategy will have a positive effect on member retention. Read these five how-to tips.
Dr. Bob Nease is an Eliza Engage Blog guest writer, keynote speaker at Outcomes2017, chief scientist emeritus at ESI and author of “The Power of Fifty Bits: The New Science of Turning Good Intentions into Positive Results”
Our latest blog on 'Cultural Intelligence' and its impact on engagement includes access to an Eliza case study recently published by POPULATION HEALTH NEWS on 'Overcoming cultural barriers in a Hispanic Medicaid population'.
Eliza Corporation recently hosted a webinar on, “Identifying and Addressing Socioeconomic Barriers to Care". Our guest presenter was Betsy Mazzoni, Manager of Quality Improvement at Gateway Health, a valued partner of Eliza since 2013. Gateway expanded its partnership with Eliza this year and launched an integrated, multi-channel health engagement solution, focused on improving health outcomes.
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.