In a 2018 survey conducted by the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (National Alliance) and Benfield, 60% of employers estimated that up to 25% of their employee health care spending was wasted. What’s driving this waste? Both surveys suggest several reasons why, including unnecessary services, excessive administrative costs, improper use of prescription drugs, [...]
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While job satisfaction is on the rise, nearly half of employees say they are unsatisfied with their jobs. And, with technology facilitating a higher number of remote workers, one of the biggest challenges for employers today is competing to retain and attract qualified staff. As a result, it’s of the utmost importance that [...]
At SentryHealth, we provide chronic care management programs as part of an exciting, innovative movement in health management. Let's take a look at how one company found clinical and financial success with us. Since 1900, a Kentucky municipal utility company has delivered services to more than 26,000 customers. The company is [...]
Lexington, Kentucky is home to one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the United States — The University of Kentucky. With approximately 1,000 students, it’s committed to “cultivating a campus environment of mutual respect and impassioned conviction, and developing leaders who will succeed in a diverse and connected world.” One important [...]
In 2011, a well-known baseball equipment manufacturer began looking into ways to mitigate rising healthcare costs while promoting better employee health through better chronic condition control. “Like everyone, we’re trying to manage health care costs,” said the Director of Human Resources. “We’re self-insured and any money saved on claims is money saved for [...]
(Louisville, KY) - April 15, 2019 – SentryHealth has been named a 2019 Inc.credible Awards finalist for the Small Business of the Year Award and the Health & Wellness Award. The annual awards celebrate small businesses within the Greater Louisville region.
A recent article in Employee Benefit News explained how wellness dollars are too often a well-kept secret. They're a percent of your health care premium that your insurance carrier will make available to you to invest in qualifying wellness programs - but only if you ask. Let's take a look at what wellness [...]
According to the CDC, emotional health issues in the workforce are more common than most employers realize. And most don't offer an emotional health program to help employees. In a given year, 9.5% of the adult population will suffer from a depressive illness In a 3-month period, patients with depression miss an average of [...]
SentryHealth, an innovative Louisville-based healthcare company, has named Steven Sablan as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Sablan will spearhead the acceleration of SentryHealth’s information technology platform to support its innovative employer healthcare services.
The news has been shocking lately. Suicide rates in nearly all 50 states have increased substantially over the past two decades - by as much as 30%. Depression is the underlying cause (taken to the extreme), but depression also impacts productivity and absenteeism. Have you considered the cost of untreated behavioral health issues to your employees and your organization? It's worth some [...]