This Open Enrollment Option Can Improve Employee Retention
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This Open Enrollment Option Can Improve Employee Retention

Out of a global crisis came new technology and new pathways to connected care for employers and primary care practices. Many companies expanded health benefits during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, from employee assistance programs (EAPs) to telehealth providers, and it looks like many of these benefits are here to stay. A September 2021…

De-Risking Alternative Payment Models for Healthcare Providers
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De-Risking Alternative Payment Models for Healthcare Providers

“Skin-in-the-Game” Doesn’t Have to be Scary When I entered the field of medicine, the goal was clear; to make patients ‘better.” As I trained through the years and developed a strong in illness prevention- how did these patients get here in the first place- things became fairly crystal clear. The US healthcare system was brilliantly…

A CFO and CHRO’s Guide to Self-Funded Insurance Programs
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A CFO and CHRO’s Guide to Self-Funded Insurance Programs

All group medical benefit plans fall into one of two categories: fully insured or self-funded. Under a fully insured health benefit plan, an insurance company assumes the financial risk of loss in exchange for a fixed premium paid to the insurance company by the employer. With a fully-insured health plan, the employer pays a certain…

How Digital Health Can Improve Patient Retention
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How Digital Health Can Improve Patient Retention

Interview with Dr. Kevin Spencer, President and CEO of Premier Family Physicians Digital health, telemedicine, and telehealth have received a lot of attention in the past year and more, as many hospital systems and primary care practices adapted to needing to see patients quickly and safely, minimizing the chance of exposure to COVID-19 by addressing…

Digital Health Start-Up CareHive Unveils Transformative Platform to Curb Healthcare Costs
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Digital Health Start-Up CareHive Unveils Transformative Platform to Curb Healthcare Costs

Data-Driven Platform Offers Healthcare Organizations, Employers the Next Level of Virtual Care and Sophisticated Clinical Navigation AUSTIN, TX – August 10, 2021 – Digital health start-up CareHive is using its artificial intelligence-powered, digital health platform and clinic navigation team to partner with healthcare providers, health plans, and employers to achieve better patient outcomes and cost…

Premier Family Physicians & Snowmageddon 2021
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Premier Family Physicians & Snowmageddon 2021

Texas in February: where the average temperature high is typically in the 60s. Imagine neighborhood streets full of kids playing on scooters and local parks bustling with games of ultimate frisbee. That’s the Texas in February we all know and love. It’s why the snowbirds come in for the season and vacationers wonder why they…