Mayo Clinic leverages Mayo’s health care expertise to meet the specific population health management needs of employers and member organizations. We do this by drawing upon the expertise of Mayo Clinic medical, health education and behavior change experts, and by keeping our finger on the pulse of health and productivity management needs. This approach allows us to deliver state-of-the-art health management products and services to organizations in order to meet their short- and long-term health management goals.
An often-used quote from a senior human resources executive at Chrysler Corporation reveals the importance of employee health in today’s business world:
“Something I think people would find surprising is that the most expensive component of a Chrysler brand vehicle isn’t steel or plastic, but health care.”
— Kathy Oswald, Senior VP of Human Resources, Chrysler Corp.
This is backed up by broad studies that now put the annual costs of poor employee health at more than $10,000 per employee per year. On the other hand, research also shows that healthy employees can be more productive on the job, have fewer injuries and therefore are absent less.
Mayo Clinic is working with more and more organizations that are recognizing this economic imperative and are working to improve the health and productivity of their employees or members. These forward-thinking companies are making health management a key business strategy by identifying population health concerns, targeting those issues with proactive programs and gathering the information needed to measure progress over time.
Mayo Clinic EmbodyHealth products and services address the full spectrum of health management goals from identifying health risks, to education on prevention and self-care, to moving people toward healthier lifestyles and better management of chronic conditions. We can also help organizations build a customized health benefit plan that motivates better health, with claims administration services, consumer-driven health plans and pharmacy benefit consulting.
Our clients tell us the dedicated support they receive from our experienced population health management strategy consultants sets us apart in the industry. Our strategy consultants effectively help clients implement Mayo Clinic Health Solutions' suite of products and services. Our clients benefit from their years of health promotion experience. Strategy consultants work with clients on health management program objectives related to the Mayo Clinic Health Assessment, behavior change programs, incentive and promotion strategies, integration, customization and data review and analysis. Strategy consultants have advanced degrees in health promotion and an average of more than 20 years of experience in the population health management field.
Utilizing their expertise, our health management strategy consultants will offer insight on best-practice strategies to advance our client's population health goals. In addition, they will facilitate vendor integration and Health Assessment data interpretation and analysis to ensure client needs are met at a strategic level.
Our experience with hundreds of organizations is that no two companies will have the same population health needs or health management goals. To be relevant, health management programs must be customized to the unique needs of the organization. Our client service team works one-on-one with each client to create a plan that reaches the right individuals with the right tools at the right time. This consultative approach maximizes reach, product utilization and health outcomes using our products and programs.
Mayo Clinic products, services and programs can be used a la carte or integrated with other resources, for a custom fit with client-specific health management goals.
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