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:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... While it’s ... poses a problem. Fortunately, an inventor from Austin, Texas, has identified a solution. , ... medication in darkness or restricted lighting. As such, it eliminates the need to turn ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Lori R. Somekh, ... member of ElderCounsel, a national organization of elder law and special needs planning attorneys. ... and rules. It also provides a forum to network with elder law attorneys nationwide,” ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 13, 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s 4th Annual Kids Fun Run brought ... This free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s CEO, Jon Letko, is aimed at ... towards children of all ages; it is a non-competitive, non-timed event, which is all ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 2017 , ... “America On The Brink”: the Christian history of the United ... the creation of published author, William Nowers. Captain Nowers and his wife, Millie, ... spent thirty years in the Navy. Following his career as a naval aviator ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... IsoComforter, Inc. ( https://isocomforter.com ), one of ... innovative new design of the shoulder pad. The shoulder pad provides optimal support ... your pain while using cold therapy. By utilizing ice and water that is circulated ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/11/2017)...  BioPharmX Corporation (NYSE MKT: BPMX) researchers were part ... way to use nonlinear optical imaging to confirm the ... A presentation ... how researchers from BioPharmX and the Wellman Center for ... suite of imaging techniques in what is called "Pharmacokinetic ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... 10, 2017  NDS received FDA 510(k) clearance in May 2017 ... display stand specifically designed for endoscopy environments. An innovative secondary monitor ... clinical solution to support the improvement of patient outcomes, procedural efficiency, ... ... ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... , Oct. 4, 2017  South Korean-based healthcare ... CPR training aide "cprCUBE" on Kickstarter. The device will ... during cardiac arrests with better efficiency compared to the ... offers real-time feedback on efficacy of the compression for ... campaign has a goal to raise $5,000. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: