As Seen in HBR: Gathering Health Care Insights from Data About People’s Daily Lives

By Jeff Margolis

While the healthcare industry becomes increasingly adept at applying clinical and claims data to improve care, it has largely ignored other data sources that provide the greatest opportunity to positively impact health and cost at scale. The dependence on this limited data set originates in the system’s orientation toward “sick care” — treating illness.

Super Bowl 🏈 Data Smackdown: Patriots vs Eagles

By Phil Fiero

Could the Super Bowl team you cheer for be a predictor of your health risks? In short, yes! Consumer data points like sports team, TV viewership and eating habits are key indicators of a consumer’s health risks and receptivity to health activities and interventions.

CDPHP's Obsession with Member Satisfaction is Making a Big Difference

By Welltok Marketing

CDPHP kicked-off the year strong winning Best Company to Work for in New York for the 10th consecutive year. Add to that -- winning the Highest in Member Satisfaction Among Commercial Health Plans in New York award by J.D. Power. It’s clear they are doing something right!

As Seen on Forbes: Obamacare, Trumpcare... Who Cares?

By Jeff Margolis

After years of debate on health care reform, Obamacare is still in limbo. That doesn’t mean that the two parties can’t still come together to improve health care, though.

Big Data Sniffs Out Consumers at Risk for Getting the Flu

By Welltok Marketing

As one of the worst flu seasons encroaches on America and flu-related costs exceed $10 billion annually, encouraging consumers to get the flu vaccine is a top priority for population health managers.

GuideWell Insights Lounge: Interview with Jeff Margolis

By Welltok Marketing

Live from the GuideWell Insights Lounge at the recent Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Summit, Jeff Margolis shares deep thoughts on combining high tech and high touch in healthcare. 

Thanksgiving or Flu-Giving? How to Get People to Get their Flu Shot

By David Veroff

While the holiday season is a great time for giving and sharing, it’s also a time for giving and sharing the flu. So, how can we prevent that from happening?

These Consumers Have the Highest Risk of Being Hospitalized from Flu Complications

By Carrie Evangelinos

The best way to avoid the flu may be obvious - get a flu shot. Yet, only 41% of adults got the recommended flu vaccine in 2016.                        

Average healthcare costs associated with the flu top $10 billion each year, meaning that employers and payers are motivated to encourage consumers to get vaccinated. 

As Seen In Health Data Management: Consumer Data Can Provide Insights for Well-being Efforts

By April Gill

I recently sat down with Joseph Goedert from Health Data Management to discuss the critical role consumer data plays in engaging health plan members in their well-being.