Despite the U.S. spending roughly a fourth of GDP on healthcare, the wellness of Americans is still lagging. With 80% of an individual’s health being driven by outside factors of traditional healthcare, benefits leaders are narrowing in on Social Determinants of Health to change the trajectory of the health of their populations.
E-Scooters Are Contributing To Your High Healthcare Costs
All over the country, electric scooters are popping up on city streets. We wanted to see how the e-scooter trend might be affecting self-insured employers. So we dove into our handy demo data to search for demographics and cost information for common scooter injuries.
Artemis Tips: Exporting from the Artemis Platform
So you’ve built a beautiful new Story, Exploration or Visualization using the Artemis Platform. But now you need to share your hard work with stakeholders, VPs, or C-suite folks who aren’t using Artemis. We’ve got it covered. Here's how to export from the Artemis Platform.
How to Find Prescription Benefit Savings in the Artemis Platform
Prescription benefits are one of the things that keeps self-insured employers and consultants up at night. We’ve written in the past about the growing problem and some potential strategies for battling high prescription costs. But today, we want to walk you through some tactical tips.
Is Your Employee Population Affected by Antibiotic Overuse?
Health Affairs reports that the estimated cost of drug-resistant infections has reached $2.2 billion annually. It’s a brewing crisis, not just in the United States, but globally. Artemis Health is able to track, calculate, and visualize trends like these. How does antibiotic overuse affect your employee population?
Price Transparency Tools Are Driving Better Benefits
Have you ever purchased a big ticket item without checking the price? Only the richest among us will have bought a refrigerator, car, or new sofa without knowing how much it would cost. When it comes to healthcare, though, most of us do this all the time. Employers and benefits advisors are trying to change this. They’re helping their populations find better, value-based care complete with cost information through vendors known as “price transparency solutions.”
What’s the Cost of a Severe Peanut Allergy?
Severe peanut allergies are on the rise, so what does this mean for employers, who are often the payers when it comes to allergy testing, treatment and emergency medications? We decided to take a look at our sample data to see how peanut allergies are affecting overall benefits spend.