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  • Workplace Wellness – Finally a Comprehensive Guide & Analysis

    Wellness programs have long stymied corporations in terms of "getting it right."  Will employees enroll?  Will they participate after enrollment?  Which programs work the best? Which offerings are most widely used and accepted?  Who knows?  Well, we hope that this, the 2018 Employer Guide will...

  • Another Blog - You May Be Interested In Another Blog – You May Be Interested In

    We don't typically list blogs that are sponsored by vendors, but we became aware of one recently that you may want to check on from time-to-time.  This one is hosted  by Elation Health, an EMR vendor with several installations in on-site clinics.  We'll add it as a resource on our opening page as...

  • University of Michigan Guidelines for Opioid Use Post-Surgery

    None of us can escape awareness about the catastrophic consequences of the use of opioids in America today.  You hear about it every time you turn on the news, whether local or national.  The costs are astounding (estimated at over $500 billion for 2015), and stopping the spread of opioid addicti...

  • Another Reason Why Your Prescription Drug Costs are So High Another Reason Why Your Prescription Drug Costs are So High

    If you are a patient, or an administrative manager of a clinic, you would never stop to think that the liquid medications prescribed every day (cancer drugs, eye drops, etc.) may all contain too much of that drug for the actual need, resulting in waste every time a vial is opened.  Why would you? ...

  • Is a Chiropractor in the future for your on-site clinic? Is a Chiropractor in the future for your on-site clinic?

    The National Association of Worksite Health Centers just published the findings from a project (done by their staff and with the assistance of a grant from the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress) on the potential impact of chiropractic services for employees at on-site clinics.  This project incl...

  • Coaching Platform Twine Works to Increase Treatment Adherence, Lower Medical Cost Coaching Platform Twine Works to Increase Treatment Adherence, Lower Medical Cost

    With lack of patient adherence to treatment being a costly problem in the United States, MIT Media Lab spinout Twine Health has gained notice recently as a potential solution. Twine, a health activation platform, aims to improve health and lower medical costs. Recently, the startup has moved the...

  • Telemedicine for Mental Health Services Soaring Telemedicine for Mental Health Services Soaring

    Telemedicine for mental health services is soaring in the US in response to both the opioid abuse crisis and an increase in access to behavioral healthcare in general, according to the National Business Group on Health (NBGH) and telemedicine companies. NBGH also said that 56% of employers in 201...

  • Premise Health Acquires eHealthScreenings Premise Health Acquires eHealthScreenings

    Premise Health has acquired San Antonio-based biometric testing provider eHealthScreenings, according to the article "Water Street-backed Premise Health buys eHealthScreenings" by Iris Dorbian. No financial terms have been disclosed, but the agreement will provide Premise with a wide array of health...

  • Premise Health Selects Epic for On-Site Clinic Technology Premise Health Selects Epic for On-Site Clinic Technology

    Premise Health, one of the largest onsite providers in the industry, recently announced plans to implement Epic Systems technology into its worksite health centers within the next two years. Epic is considered the leader in electronic medical records technology. Trent Riley, COO, says this i...

  • OurHealth to Open Five New Clinics in the Charlotte Area OurHealth to Open Five New Clinics in the Charlotte Area

    OurHealth will be opening five new clinics in Charlotte, NC, doubling the number of locations in the area. The Indianapolis-based company entered the local market in Charlotte in 2016. These will be shared clinics, with locations serving patients whose employers are part the OurHealth network....