Archive for Vendor Updates

  • 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 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...

  • Influx of Capital for Crossover Health Influx of Capital for Crossover Health

    It was announced recently that Gurnet Point has invested approximately $92M in Crossover Health.  This created a "partnership" between the corporations resulting in the two companies now becoming the "principal shareholders of the company."   Crossover has only been in the on-site business since ...

  • Healthcare Systems Continue to Jump In Healthcare Systems Continue to Jump In

    A recent article on HealthLeaders Media (written by Christopher Cheney), states that "Providing on-site and near-site health services for large employers. . . presents a golden growth opportunity for some health systems." The article itself uses Bellin Health System as an example of one such sy...

  • CareATC Celebrates 15 Years CareATC Celebrates 15 Years

    Several things are new about CareATC but the one that is highlighted in this post is their birthday party and open house that is planned for October 22nd at 3 p.m. at their new Corporate Support Center. This is their birthday celebration and they will also be celebrating a network designation by ...

  • Walgreens to Close 200 Sites Walgreens to Close 200 Sites

    In a move that is related to cost cutting, Fortune (among many other news outlets) announced that Walgreens will close 200 domestic locations.  This may, or may not, have implications for your on-site programming and strategy.  I think it may impact your stock portfolio if you own Walgreens stock....

  • QuadMed Awarded AAAHC Network Status QuadMed Awarded AAAHC Network Status

    It was announced by both AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care) and QuadMed yesterday (11/10/2014) that QuadMed had been awarded AAAHC accreditation as a network, an unusual and new accreditation status for multiple sites in a network managed by a single group (there must be ...

  • The PCMH Model and Take Care

    It was announced yesterday (2/19/2014) by Walgreens that all Take Care managed employer-sponsored clinics are accredited by the AAAHC (The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care) as patient-centered medical homes.  We have long supported this model for many reasons and it a positive m...

  • Business Coalitions Get in the Act

    More and more business coalitions are getting onto the on-site and near site space.  A couple of notable examples come to mind immediately.  One is in the upper Wisconsin area and the other is in Indianapolis.  OurHealth is the regional vendor that is coordinating care among several employer who ...