You’re no doubt aware of the high toll that diabetes exacts on your employees (and your organization’s healthcare 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 the other hand, when prediabetes is properly addressed, diabetes can be delayed or prevented... Read more
SentryHealth Names Steven Sablan as Chief Operating Officer Feb 6, 2019, 7:59am EST LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE) 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... Read more
SentryHealth, Johns Hopkins HealthCare Sign 5-Year Agreement 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... Read more
I’m 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.... Read more
Paul KeckIey recently published a fascinating article in the Keckley Report. In it, he explores how Americans have recognized the importance of wellness and ‘healthiness’ (and contrasts it against their disappointment in the reactive system of healthcare that’s in place). Yet in spite of this awareness, Keckley notes that American wellness is actually on the decline: “In the... Read more
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... Read more
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!!!
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 healthcare spend 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 suggests inappropriate treatments,... Read more