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  • employee-health-care-spending

Health Care Spending: What Employers Can Do to Combat Rising Costs

2020-10-09T15:22:07+00:00

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 [...]

Health Care Spending: What Employers Can Do to Combat Rising Costs2020-10-09T15:22:07+00:00
  • employee satisfaction

Employee Satisfaction Improvement Through Enhanced Health and Wellness Benefits

2020-10-09T15:26:23+00:00

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 [...]

Employee Satisfaction Improvement Through Enhanced Health and Wellness Benefits2020-10-09T15:26:23+00:00

Driving Healthy Patient Outcomes: A Case Study

2021-01-21T20:41:49+00:00

At SentryHealth, we provide chronic care management programs as part of an exciting, innovative movement in health and wellness. Let's take a look at how one company found clinical and financial success with us. with Since 1900, a Kentucky municipal utility company has delivered services to more than 26,000 customers. The [...]

Driving Healthy Patient Outcomes: A Case Study2021-01-21T20:41:49+00:00

Reducing Workforce Health and Wellness Costs

2021-01-21T21:08:54+00:00

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.” [...]

Reducing Workforce Health and Wellness Costs2021-01-21T21:08:54+00:00
  • workforce-health

Chronic Condition Management Success Story

2020-06-09T12:51:22+00:00

In 2011, a well-known baseball equipment manufacturer began looking into ways to mitigate rising healthcare costs while promoting better employee health through chronic condition management. “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 [...]

Chronic Condition Management Success Story2020-06-09T12:51:22+00:00

SentryHealth 2019 Inc.credible Awards Finalist

2019-10-23T17:18:39+00:00

(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. SentryHealth was formed in 2011 from the University of Louisville’s Office of Technology Transfer [...]

SentryHealth 2019 Inc.credible Awards Finalist2019-10-23T17:18:39+00:00

Wellness Dollars – A Well-Kept Secret?

2020-10-09T15:28:02+00:00

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. Studies have shown that well-designed wellness [...]

Wellness Dollars – A Well-Kept Secret?2020-10-09T15:28:02+00:00
  • emotional-health

Emotional Health Program for Employees

2020-10-09T15:28:37+00:00

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 [...]

Emotional Health Program for Employees2020-10-09T15:28:37+00:00

Diabetes Prevention in Your Employee Population

2020-10-09T15:29:31+00:00

You're no doubt aware of the high toll that diabetes exacts on your employees (and your organization's health care budget). As you may know, a condition called prediabetes can serve as an early-warning flag.  But when prediabetes goes unnoticed, too often it leads to the onset of type 2 diabetes. On [...]

Diabetes Prevention in Your Employee Population2020-10-09T15:29:31+00:00

Steve Sablan Named New SentryHealth COO

2020-09-28T18:17:41+00:00

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. “SentryHealth’s approach to delivering healthcare at the worksite is driven by evidence-based solutions by the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Medicine,” stated [...]

Steve Sablan Named New SentryHealth COO2020-09-28T18:17:41+00:00
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