Navigation Links
Baptist Health System Selects HealthScreen Disease Management for Employee Health Management Services
Date:12/17/2009

HealthScreen will provide Baptist with on-going Healthcare Cost/Risk Analysis reports, activity measures and outcomes reporting to monitor the impact of expected health improvements as it translates toward reduced claim costs and positive return on investment over the course of the contract.

Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) December 17, 2009 -- HealthScreen Disease Management, an independent health risk management company specializing in clinical/claims based cost risk analysis along with personalized nurse care, announced today that it has been selected to provide on-going data analysis and health management services for Baptist Health System’s employee/dependent population. Baptist, headquartered in Birmingham, is one of the largest health care systems in Alabama and one of the state’s largest employers, with four hospitals and an extensive network of Baptist Health Centers throughout north and central Alabama.

HealthScreen will engage individuals to participate in both “at-risk” and chronic care
Programs with telephonic registered nurse care managers, who actively coach, motivate and promote self-empowerment toward positive behavioral change for a healthier lifestyle. The nurse develops a personal one-on-one relationship with the participant, sets goals for accountability and monitors compliance of their personal health plan relative to the medical condition(s) present. Prescription drug copayment waivers and/or reductions and free condition monitoring devices (such as blood pressure monitors, diabetic supplies, etc.) are offered as incentives to encourage participants to maintain performance protocols. In addition to condition-specific health management and education, nurse care managers encourage wellness and prevention strategies, smoking cessation, weight control and overall life-age maintenance.

HealthScreen will provide Baptist with on-going Healthcare Cost/Risk Analysis reports, activity measures and outcomes reporting to monitor the impact of expected health improvements as it translates toward reduced claim costs and positive return on investment over the course of the contract.

“HealthScreen’s personalized approach, emphasis on engaging employees/dependents, and motivating our members to take control of their health really appealed to us.” said Alan Bradford, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Baptist. J. Melvin Deese, Jr., M.D., Chairman of HealthScreen added, “We are very pleased to lead the on-going effort with Baptist Health System to encourage healthy, productive behavioral and lifestyle changes for their employees and their families. We’ve had many success stories with employers and individuals over the past thirteen years, and we are privileged to partner and work with Baptist.”

# # #

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/12/prweb3353764.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Novel Technology in Treating Chronic Sinus Infections Available at Baptist
2. Baptist Cardiovascular Services Introduces New Technology for Congestive Heart Failure Treatment
3. Mississippi Baptist Medical Center Receives American College of Cardiology Foundation's NCDR ACTION Registry-GWTGTM Gold Performance Achievement Award
4. College Middle Line Backer Treated for Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome at Baptist Cardiovascular Services
5. Baptist Medical Center's Patient Outcomes Among Highest in the Nation, According to Independent Study
6. Baptist Adds New Live Feature to Its On-Line Medical News
7. Baptist Using Therapeutic Hypothermia to Save Heart Attack Patients
8. Baptist Receives Chest Pain Accreditation for the Second Time in the Metro Jackson Area
9. Arizona Oncology Opens Radiation Facility at Phoenix Baptist Hospital
10. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Names Chadwick CFO
11. Baptist Health South Florida Selects Clinical Performance Benchmarking Solution From Thomson Reuters
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... , ... 38-Year-Old Plastic Surgeon Gill at Aesthetic Surgery Center is Saluted as ... that Plastic Surgeon Kiranjeet Gill has been awarded as one of the 15th annual ... that was started in 2003 to salute young achievers in Southwest Florida who have ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... ... SABRE is raising awareness about personal safety with a Chicago Transit Authority ... The Chicago, Illinois, based self-defense brand has been waiting for an opportunity like this ... their personal safety into their own hands. , The ads focus on their diverse ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... Promotional Communication:, Keeping Up with ... In the competitive world of drug and device marketing and promotion, drug and ... rules. , The FDA has issued two draft guidances that are the closest ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... , ... September 21, 2017 , ... ... their communities, nine governmental public health departments have been awarded five-year accreditation status ... mean that the benefits of being served by a PHAB-accredited health department ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... ... or exercise more try taking a more holistic approach and use natural alternatives ... Amazon essential oil collection is certified USDA guaranteeing that, the new line of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/7/2017)... , Sept. 7, 2017   BioLife Solutions , Inc. ... marketer of proprietary clinical grade cell and tissue hypothermic ... that Mike Rice , President and CEO, will be ... Rodman & Renshaw 19 th Annual Global ... time (12:25 p.m. Pacific time). The conference is being held ...
(Date:9/6/2017)... 2017  Medical professionals are expected to ... treating their patients. Medical simulations offer clinicians ... patients. Simulation provides a safe method for ... procedures, refine techniques and build confidence, without ... technology, such as augmented reality, will now ...
(Date:9/6/2017)... , Sept. 6, 2017 NeuroRx, a clinical stage ... Ideation and Behavior (ASIB), has been granted Fast Track status ... therapy of NRX-100 (ketamine HCl) followed by NRX-101 (D-cycloserine + ... pivotal trial of this sequential therapy targeting patients who are ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: