City of Lynn, MA wins big with diabetes management.

The City of Lynn improves the health of their Employees and reduces costs for the City During a period when most municipalities are shifting healthcare costs onto employees, the City of Lynn has reduced out-of-pocket costs for members and realized significant budget savings by using Abacus’ behavior-based approach to support...

Abacus Health Partners with the Truth Initiative® to offer the EX Program

Abacus Health has partnered with the Truth Initiative® to bring you the EX Program. The EX Program is a digital tobacco cessation program developed by the Truth Initiative in collaboration with Mayo Clinic. By combining Abacus Health’s proprietary communication platform and process along with a private, confidential experience, members have the greatest chance...

Surge in diabetes related complications leads to dramatic rise in hospitalizations

In an article published this week in the Journal American Medical Association Network (JAMA Network) by Edward W. Gregg, PhD1,2; Israel Hora, PhD1; Stephen R. Benoit, MD1 risks of lower extremity amputation, kidney failure, and cardiovascular events along with hospital admissions among patients diagnosed with diabetes are on the rise as compared to the 10 previous years. In...

Abacus partners with Health Action Council for education event.

Abacus Health's senior scientist, Dr. David K. Ahern is set to conduct an educational workshop for the Health Action Council's membership on May 21, 2019 entitled Bending the Diabetes Cost Trend. Dr. Ahern will share the results of a study summarizing a decade-long implementation of the Abacus Health Diabetes Care...

Scholle IPN improves the health of their Employees and reduces costs for the Company

Scholle IPN employees and family members living with diabetes receive a tremendous benefit through the Abacus Health Solutions (Abacus) Diabetes Care Rewards Program. The program provides a private and confidential support service that helps members with diabetes more effectively manage their condition. The results are better health and lower costs...

Children’s of Alabama Saves Money for the Hospital and Employees by Enriching Benefits

Children’s of Alabama employees and family members living with diabetes receive a tremendous benefit through the Good Health Gateway® Diabetes Care Rewards Program. The program provides a private and confidential support service which helps Children’s health plan members with diabetes to more effectively manage their condition. The results are better...

Abacus Health Solutions Helps EMC Support Employees with Chronic Conditions

Abacus Health Solutions (Abacus) announced today that EMC is leveraging the Abacus Good Health Gateway® platform to support EMC employees with diabetes and hypertension (high blood pressure). The Good Health Gateway platform, which includes technology and behavioral economics, supports users of the platform in better managing their health.The platform engages,...

Enhancing Patient Engagement and Blood Pressure Management for Renal Transplant Recipients via Home Electronic Monitoring and Web-Enabled Collaborative Care

Effective management of hypertension in chronic kidney disease and renal transplantation is a clinical priority and has societal implications in terms of preserving and optimizing the value of scarce organs. However, hypertension is optimally managed in only 37% of people with chronic kidney disease, and poor control can contribute to...

LIFESPAN WINS BENEFITS AWARD FOR IMPROVING HEALTH OF EMPLOYEES

Addressing the obesity epidemic with outcomes-based incentives and physician support The New England Employee Benefits Council named Lifespan, Rhode Island’s largest health system, as a recipient of the 2013 "Best Practice" award, presented annually to the companies exhibiting novel, innovative, and impactful strategies in employee benefits.Currently, 60 percent of the...

Ocean Spray Employees Praise Better Access to Medical Care With Good Health Gateway® Diabetes Care Rewards Program

Ocean Spray employees and family members, who are living with diabetes, have praised the new care and benefits they are receiving under the Good Health Gateway Diabetes Care Rewards program, which the food and beverage company launched in January of this year.Diabetes is a very serious disease and when not...

E-Cigarette Use, or Vaping can cause Severe Lung Injury

Abacus Health has partnered with the Truth Initiative® to bring you the EX Program, helping tobacco users including vape products quit for good.

City of Lynn, MA
Wins Big with Diabetes Management

City of Lynn MA claims trendThe City has improved
the health of their Employees and reduces costs by implementing the Abacus Health Diabetes Care Rewards Program