Navigation Links
Resolution Health Introduces Women's Health and Wellness Action Campaign
Date:8/12/2008

Personalized, Interactive, Multimedia Program to Increase Breast and

Cervical Cancer Screening Rates

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Resolution Health, Inc., an industry-leading personal health care guidance company, today announced the launch of their Women's Health and Wellness Action Campaign. This innovative member outreach program is designed to help increase the prevention and early detection of breast and cervical cancers in women. It offers an award-winning, personalized and interactive approach to reach and engage out-of-compliance individuals and is available to all health benefit plans to offer to their members.

Resolution Health's comprehensive program begins with claims analysis to identify health plan members who have not undergone recommended mammogram or cervical cancer screenings. The Action Campaign reaches out to members on behalf of their health plan using phone-based, speech-enabled technology provided by Eliza Corporation. These interactive calls engage the member in conversation about the importance of preventive cancer screenings and assess and address a member's planned behavior regarding these screenings - including any potential barriers to have the tests. Based upon a member's spoken responses, education and support follow-up is offered.

These member responses trigger a personalized follow-up mailing, providing actionable information on the importance of these screenings and addressing personal barriers to healthy behavior identified during the phone call. Depending upon a health plan's benefit design, the mailing may also include a gift card incentive offer to reward members who complete the recommended procedures. The use of an incentive complements this member communication to drive behavioral change toward healthy behavior. This aspect of the program is managed by IncentOne, a leading provider of integrated incentive solutions.

"The Women's Health and Wellness Action Campaign uses an integrated and interactive approach toward personal guidance and motivation," said Earl P. Steinberg, MD, MPP, president and CEO of Resolution Health. "It combines our expertise in data analytics, behavioral science and personalized messaging; and demonstrates our commitment to improving health and wellness for each plan member."

The Women's Health and Wellness Action Campaign aims to improve compliance with Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS(R)) measures, which are used to assess individual health plan's performance on important dimensions of care and service. Resolution Health has conducted a variety of successful outreach campaigns, achieving impressive compliance improvement results for breast and cervical cancer screenings. In fact, Resolution Health piloted a similar, award-winning preventive health program with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey in 2006, partnering with Eliza Corporation and IncentOne. The program received the "Best Use of Technology to Promote Patient Care" award from the Consumer Directed Health Care Conference/National Health, Wellness, Prevention & Fitness Congress.

About Resolution Health, Inc.

Resolution Health, Inc. is a leading data analytics-driven personal health care guidance company. Its services help improve the quality, coordination and safety of health care, enhance communications between patients and their physicians, and reduce medical costs. Resolution Health serves health plans, self-insured employers, unions, third-party administrators, disease management firms and pharmacy benefits managers. Resolution Health is an operating subsidiary of WellPoint, Inc. Visit http://www.resolutionhealth.com.

About WellPoint, Inc.

WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) is the largest health benefits company in terms of medical membership in the United States. WellPoint is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and serves its members as the Blue Cross licensee for California; the Blue Cross and Blue Shield licensee for Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri (excluding 30 counties in the Kansas City area), Nevada, New Hampshire, New York (as Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield in 10 New York City metropolitan and surrounding counties and as Empire Blue Cross or Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield in selected upstate counties only), Ohio, Virginia (excluding the city of Fairfax, the town of Vienna and the area east of State Route 123), Wisconsin; and through UniCare. Additional information about WellPoint is available at http://www.wellpoint.com.

About Eliza Corporation

Eliza Corporation is the leading provider of innovative, effective healthcare communications. Every day, our tailored interactions connect millions of people with timely, personally relevant information that drives healthier behavior. Each Eliza program is powered by our patented speech recognition technology, rich web and multi-media delivery platform, proven communications methodologies, and sophisticated data analytics. Our integrated communication strategies consistently yield the best outcomes in the industry in terms of improved engagement, health and wellness measures, and financial savings. Eliza's clients include the nation's leading health plans, disease management firms, pharmaceutical companies, pharmacy benefit managers, and employers. The results of our programs have been recognized by organizations including the Centers for Prevention and Disease Control, the BlueCross BlueShield Association, The Consumer Directed Health Care Congress, and Harvard Medical School. For more information, please visit http://www.elizacorp.com or call 978-921-2700.

About IncentOne

IncentOne provides integrated incentive solutions to employers, health plans and partners, from small businesses to the FORTUNE(R) 500, including half of the FORTUNE(R) 50. IncentOne's incentive technology solutions provide the tools to drive health care cost reduction and productivity improvement. Read its recent issue brief, The Art and Science of Health Incentives, at http://www.IncentOne.com/IssueBrief. For more information, please visit http://www.IncentOne.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Resolution Health, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Stryker Announces Resolution Related to March 2005 U.S. Department of Justice Subpoena
2. RESolutions Rapid Enrollment Solutions, LLC Mobilizes Team of Regional Recruitment Specialists(TM)
3. Wiley X Eyewear(R) Announces Successful Resolution of Patent Infringement Litigation Against PanOptx(R), Inc.
4. Resolution Recognizing Pulmonary Fibrosis Challenges Overwhelmingly Passes House
5. With Calorie Counting on Holiday Hiatus, NutriSystem Offers Advanced Resolution for 2008
6. AMA: Resolutions for a Healthy New You in the New Year
7. T.G.I. Fridays(R) Restaurants Releases 2008 Food-Related Resolutions Survey Results
8. If You Are 50 and Over, Make Getting Screened for Colorectal Cancer Your New Years Resolution
9. Sams Club Offers Health and Wellness Event Make New Year Resolutions Produce Real Results
10. YMCA of the USA Announces New Years Resolution to Better Support Health-Seeking Americans
11. A New Kind of New Years Resolution Could Bring Clarity to Americans
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/21/2017)... , ... April 21, 2017 , ... ... system, has partnered with O2X , an active lifestyle company that provides ... improving the health of firefighters, police offers, first responders, military officers and others ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) , ... April 21, ... ... with St. Joseph Health held the much anticipated Regional Primary Care Spring Symposium ... vital role in the local medical community, offering physicians and healthcare providers an ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... City, UT (PRWEB) , ... April 21, 2017 , ... ... solutions, recently partnered with Advanced Patient Care of Utah (APCUT) and has appointed Rex ... for the next chapter of growth for our agency and our ability to provide ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... During April 21-23, Super-Sod will join the ... festival offers entertainment for everyone — from the avid gardener to the landscape admirer ... high quality event held in a grand venue, and we are certainly looking forward ...
(Date:4/21/2017)... ... April 21, 2017 , ... National pest management association survey conducted in ... bed bug infestations over the 5-year period. In 2015 10% or US$750 million per ... bed bug infested properties. , The health and economic consequences of bed bug ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/18/2017)...  Astute Medical, Inc., developer of biomarkers for better ... at the 2017 National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Spring ... April 22. Physicians will present data on two biomarkers, ... for acute kidney injury (AKI) during the management of ... Elevated levels of TIMP-2 and IGFBP-7 have been ...
(Date:4/18/2017)... , April 18, 2017 Research and ... the United States Molecular Imaging Equipment and Radiopharmaceuticals Market, Forecast ... ... molecular imaging equipment revenues as well as growth in the ... will provide value to market participants that design and manufacture ...
(Date:4/18/2017)... TAMPA, Fla. , April 18, 2017 WellCare ... Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), announced today it will award ... Kentucky to reduce tobacco use and promote smoke-free ... Center for Smoke-Free Policy conference hosted by the University of ... first time WellCare, the state,s largest Medicaid managed care organization, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: