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SentryHealth and Johns Hopkins HealthCare Sign 5-Year Agreement

2019-10-23T18:27:41+00:00

Collaboration enables SentryHealth to bring Johns Hopkins Medicine Employee Health Programs to Self-Insured Employers January 23, 2019 12:26 PM Eastern Standard Time LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SentryHealth, an innovative Louisville-based healthcare company formerly known as Edumedics, today announced a 5-year agreement with Johns Hopkins HealthCare, LLC to be an authorized distributor and worksite provider of employee health [...]

SentryHealth and Johns Hopkins HealthCare Sign 5-Year Agreement2019-10-23T18:27:41+00:00

Managing Cancer at Work: Low-Cost, High Value Employee Benefit

2019-11-01T20:26:16+00:00

We're excited to announce that we're now offering a terrific program by Johns Hopkins Medicine called, "Work Stride: Managing Cancer at Work." It's a sad fact that although 42% of new cancer cases can be prevented through early detection, for 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women, life-threatening cancer is in their future. [...]

Managing Cancer at Work: Low-Cost, High Value Employee Benefit2019-11-01T20:26:16+00:00

The Decline of Health and Wellness Among Americans

2019-11-01T20:26:16+00:00

Paul KeckIey recently published a fascinating article in the Keckley Report.  In it, he explores how Americans have recognized the importance of health and wellness (and contrasts it against their disappointment in the reactive system of health care that's in place). Yet in spite of this awareness, Keckley notes that American health and wellness is actually on the [...]

The Decline of Health and Wellness Among Americans2019-11-01T20:26:16+00:00

Discover the SentryHealth Difference: Watch our Video

2019-11-01T20:26:16+00:00

Want to learn more about the SentryHealth difference? Invest a few minutes to watch our new video and learn about SentryHealth's unique approach to population health management. We offer a number of solutions for both employers and health care providers.    

Discover the SentryHealth Difference: Watch our Video2019-11-01T20:26:16+00:00

Employee Satisfaction: SentryHealth Participant Survey

2019-10-23T14:17:04+00:00

In tight labor markets, studies show that job satisfaction is critical when it comes to employee retention.  However, it's not an easy thing to measure, since job satisfaction lies in the "eye of the beholder.” Nonetheless, it’s smart to try.  In our own employee surveys, we’ve found that it’s the answers to indirect questions that provide the most [...]

Employee Satisfaction: SentryHealth Participant Survey2019-10-23T14:17:04+00:00

CEO Alice Shade named a 2018 Emerging Entrepreneur by Kentucky Chamber

2019-11-01T20:26:16+00:00

We at SentryHealth are thrilled to see our CEO, Alice Shade, named a 2018 Emerging Entrepreneur by the Kentucky Chamber. Alice is an incredible leader who inspires us each to do our best for our clients and their employees as we help them along their journey to better health. Congratulations Alice!!!

CEO Alice Shade named a 2018 Emerging Entrepreneur by Kentucky Chamber2019-11-01T20:26:16+00:00

25% of Health Care Dollars Wasted According to Survey

2019-10-23T18:32:43+00:00

In a new survey of 126 employers of all sizes in virtually every industry, nearly 60% of employers estimate that up to 25% of their health care dollars is wasted.    Hmm, so it's not just your imagination - there really is a problem.  And it's a big one costing employers $750 billion each year. What's driving it?  The survey [...]

25% of Health Care Dollars Wasted According to Survey2019-10-23T18:32:43+00:00

Crafting Your Employee Benefit Strategy: Innovation is Key

2019-10-23T19:11:35+00:00

It's an incredibly tight labor market, and getting harder than ever to find the right people.  Good employees are invaluable; losing a great one is excruciating. An innovative employee benefit strategy is key to success. So now when it comes to employee benefits, it's not just about cost anymore.  It's about strategically using benefits to attract and keep [...]

Crafting Your Employee Benefit Strategy: Innovation is Key2019-10-23T19:11:35+00:00

Worksite Health Clinics: Reducing ER Visits

2019-10-23T19:17:54+00:00

Did you know that studies estimate over 25%of Emergency Room visits could have been handled in acute/primary care settings like worksite health clinics - and at a far lower cost? High cost is only one of the problems associated with an unnecessary trip to the ED. Two additional problems are that the care delivered is [...]

Worksite Health Clinics: Reducing ER Visits2019-10-23T19:17:54+00:00

Chronic Disease Management Programs: Return on Investment

2019-11-01T20:14:49+00:00

In a landmark study of 600,000 employees at seven employers, the Rand Corporation developed three critical insights about corporate wellness programs.  If it's your job to maximize the value of your employee health investment, you'll definitely want to keep them in mind. ROI from chronic disease management programs like those that address diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol, comes [...]

Chronic Disease Management Programs: Return on Investment2019-11-01T20:14:49+00:00