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Understanding and Avoiding Employee Burnout

Explore strategies to address and reduce work-related stress. The shifting workplace The COVID-19 pandemic triggered one of the most significant changes to the workforce in generations, shifting the workplace for many of us from conference room to living room practically overnight. This “new normal” has had a transformational impact on the work experience, bringing change Read More »

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How to Support Employees with High-Cost Conditions

Even though high-cost claimants represent only about 1% of members, they drive nearly a third of the health care costs for many employer health plans.1 These are usually members with chronic or complex conditions who are managing multiple health concerns at once. For them, the pressure can be overwhelming, leading to unexpected absences, loss of Read More »

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ACQAs and the Quest for Quality, Affordable Health Care

Finding common sense in a time of chaos Value-based care. Accountable Care Organizations (or ACOs). Value-based payments. If you're involved with health care, you're probably familiar with these terms. They're part of the nationwide shift toward a provider compensation model focused on efficiency and quality of outcomes as opposed to quantity of services. While this concept Read More »

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The Path to Wellbeing Includes Emotional Health

Why a synchronized approach to care is needed now more than ever. Employer focus on mental and behavioral health has grown in recent years. In fact, as a society, we're talking much more about emotional health than ever before. What was once a taboo topic and a sign of weakness, is now discussed openly. Acknowledging Read More »

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ACQAs and the Quest for Real Value in Health Care

It’s an exciting time in the health care industry. Yes, it can feel fragmented and hard to navigate, and yes, it’s always changing. So why is it exciting? Because that opens opportunities for innovation. Like the large-scale movement toward value-based care and a provider compensation model focused on quality of outcomes as opposed to quantity Read More »

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