Moving to a value-based model of health care delivery
According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), health care now represents 17.9 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the U.S. Although the U.S. spends almost twice as much as other countries in health care in terms of GDP, reports show our country consistently performs worse in quality and outcomes compared to other industrialized countries.
Creating a healthier workforce for you in 2018
At Independent Health, we understand that, whatever the size of your company, a healthy workforce is a happy, productive workforce. That’s why, for nearly 30 years, we’ve been dedicated to working with employers to create healthier workplaces throughout Western New York.
From employee wellness and preventive health education to comprehensive chronic disease and case management, our multidisciplinary team of health care professionals and corporate wellness specialists are here to provide expertise and knowledge to your employees.
Ways your employees can save on prescription costs
Everyone is looking for ways to stretch their paychecks even further. While it is easy to put off unnecessary expenses, medications are not one of those things that people can stop buying. Even with prescription coverage, prescription drugs can be expensive, especially for those on multiple medications.
Health Wellness Challenge achieves milestone
The Independent Health and Buffalo Bills Health & Wellness Challenge continues to inspire Western New Yorkers to become more engaged in their own health and well-being. More than 21,000 individuals – including 1,950 new participants – were registered for the most recent Health & Wellness Challenge, which ran last fall from October 9 through November 19.