"Since partnering with Ochsner Digital Medicine, our employees feel empowered to make healthier lifestyle choices to manage their hypertension and Type 2 diabetes. S3 partnered with Ochsner Digital Medicine in January 2019 for hypertension and after seeing improved outcomes with our employees’ health, we have expanded the program offering to include Type 2 diabetes. The Digital Medicine care and administrative teams go above and beyond to ensure my needs are met, questions are answered in a timely manner and any issues are expediently resolved."
Stephen D. Daniels, Syncom Space Services – Human Resources
Two Proven Programs That Lead to Lasting Health Benefits
According to the CDC, “chronic conditions and unhealthy behaviors also reduce worker productivity. Five chronic diseases or risk factors—high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, physical inactivity, and obesity — cost US employers $36.4 billion a year because of employees missing days of work.”
With easy-to-use digital technology and the support of a clinician and health coach, your employees can manage their chronic conditions from home, and on their own schedule. That means less sick time and less out of office time for doctor’s appointments. As employees gain control over their hypertension and diabetes, they lower their risk for catastrophic (and costly) health conditions.
Benefits of Managing Chronic Disease
Benefits include a decreased risk of:
In addition to direct cost savings associated with a decreased risk of a catastrophic health event, even a small reduction in the occurrence of chronic disease can lead to a decrease in absenteeism and increase in productivity and a positive return on investment within a short time.
Better Employee Health
This program was designed for delivering strong clinical outcomes to participants, which in turn leads to cost savings through improved health of your employees.
Convenient Program Enrollment
Enroll in the program in-person or with a virtual consultation.
Significant Cost Savings
This program was designed to saves lives and money. The benefits of medication adherence lead to a significant expected savings in the long-term as a result of fewer ER visits and hospital stays.
High Employee Engagement
Our team creates individualized plans for each patient, proven to keep employees participating in the program on a regular basis. Engaged employees are healthy employees.
Digital Medicine Management Recruitment Plan
To enroll eligible employees, our turnkey marketing strategy includes both printed and digital touchpoints. We do all the heavy lifting on our end.
You’ll get aggregated de-identified summary reports of your enrolled participant group to show you how the program is performing. This will include outcome information so you can see the overall health gains your employees are making.
Transparent Billing Process
You only pay for members who are enrolled in our program.
Improving Hypertension Control and Patient Engagement Using Digital Tools
We evaluated blood pressure control in patients with uncontrolled hypertension enrolled into a home-based digital-medicine blood pressure program and compared them with patients in a usual-care group.
Technology-Enabled Consumer Engagement: Promising Practices At Four Health Care Delivery Organizations
Patients’ journeys across the care continuum can be improved with patient-centered technology integrated into the care process.
New Concepts in Hypertension Management: A Population-Based Perspective
New models of care delivery utilizing patient-generated health data have the potential to transform population-based HTN control.
Health Care 2020: Reengineering Health Care Delivery to Combat Chronic Disease
Modifying our current healthcare delivery model to include team-based care working in concert with patient-centered technologies offers great promise in managing the chronic disease epidemic.
The Role of Technology in Chronic Disease Care
Now new opportunities exist for care of chronic disease as a result of recent advances in home-based wireless devices, apps and wearables, enabling health delivery systems to monitor disease metrics in near real time.
Disclaimer: This is not an emergency monitoring system. If you have a medical emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.