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“If we improve engagement with the right products, services and tools we’ll improve health outcomes, and we know when we improve health outcomes we lower healthcare costs." — Larry Merlo, CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo Says Completed Purchase Of Aetna Will Create 'A New Healthcare Model', Forbes Better access and lower costs are the goals behind CVS Health’s finalized purchase of Aetna. The merger is yet another indication that healthcare is moving in a new direction. CVS Health joins companies like Apple, Amazon, and GM in finding new ways to engage with patients, provide higher quality care, increase access, and reduce costs for everyone involved.
Investing in a clinic that provides on- or near-site primary care is the best way to improve the health of your employees. An on site clinic offers better access to higher quality care that drives positive outcomes, especially when combined with services like health coaching, coordinated care, and generic prescriptions filled on-site.
Employers performing their due diligence of an on-site clinic solution need clear insight into how a clinic drives positive ROI. An analysis of the Vera clinic at Seattle Children’s shows how patient engagement unlocks significant cost savings, and drives improved population outcomes. Get an in-depth look at our report by downloading our white paper: Two Truths About Patient Engagement and Healthcare Costs.
When Prominence Health Plan announced its partnership with Vera, they became the first insurance carrier in Nevada to provide transformative primary care access through dedicated care centers. With members in rural communities across the state, Prominence was looking for a partner who could provide better access and a higher quality of care for their members, including a large Medicare Advantage population.
Low morale and chronic health issues are some of the most significant sources of productivity loss for organizations. It’s simple. When your employees don’t feel well, they can’t perform. But getting better isn’t just about having access to healthcare, and chronic health problems aren’t always purely physical.
“I love going to the Vera clinic. I feel deeply fortunate to have this service." — Molly, Seattle Vera patient Molly already had a great doctor. “A very, very good primary health doc.” She had chosen her because she had exceptional reviews and had won a top doctor award in Seattle.
Vera CEO Ryan Schmid recently spoke with 'Population Health News' about the importance of incorporating a population health perspective in the broader health system, and how Vera Whole Health is doing just that in their recent partnership with Prominence Health Plan with two new Care Centers in Nevada.
For years, it seemed that an era of innovation and advancements in technology were lost on the healthcare industry. But, that’s begun to shift. Major corporations are partnering with healthcare providers. Industry leaders like Amazon and Apple are diving into the healthcare industry. And more employers than ever are taking control of their healthcare costs with on or near-site clinics.
2019 promises to be a big year for healthcare. The 2020 election is rapidly approaching, industry leaders are continuing to make moves in the healthcare industry. Hot topic issues like Medicare Advantage, health plans (otherwise known as carriers or payers) providing care solutions, and value-based care are on everyone’s minds. We expect 2019’s major trends to revolve around themes of better value, primary care, and digital services.
“Major employers like Apple, Amazon and Utz Quality Foods have recently turned to on-site clinics to help boost employee healthcare engagement and lower costs.” – ' From rising drug prices to mobile clinics, 8 key healthcare trends to watch,' Employee Benefit News (EBN) On- and near-site clinics were a major topic of discussion at the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions’ annual conference, where physicians and industry experts discussed some of the biggest trends and topics in the healthcare industry.
We know this: on- or near-site clinics provide better care for employees and reduced costs for employers. But how?
Happy New Year from Vera! At the beginning of the year, we often set resolutions to help us ring in the new year with a renewed commitment to accomplishing our aspirations and goals. Sometimes these goals can become burdens, or feel constructed to make us feel badly about ourselves rather than successful. This year, we suggest resolving to take better care of yourself and make this year about feeling your best, inside and out.
We’re excited to announce the launch of our new on- or near-site clinic quiz! Find out if an on- or near-site clinic is right for you, and learn what kind of savings it could generate, with our 9-question quiz. If you're a good fit, you'll get a free resource and 30-minute consultation with an on-site clinic specialist.