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Podcast 4: Insights on the 2021 Milliman Medical Index with Milliman’s Scott Weltz – Part 2 (Oct 7, 2021)
Effective application of care management can significantly reduce the cost of healthcare–in an ideal scenario, upwards of 25 percent. Perhaps the biggest impact on cost can be realized when individuals take steps to improve their health. Milliman Principal and Consulting Actuary Scott Weltz talks with podcast host Jeremy Vesta about these truths plus the opportunity available to employers in analyzing their healthcare data. Listen to Part 2 of the podcast here.
Podcast 3: Insights on the 2021 Milliman Medical Index with Milliman’s Scott Weltz – Part 1 (Oct 7, 2021)
Employers may be feeling a “punch to the gut” this year as healthcare spending is projected to rise 11.6 percent after a decline of 4.2 percent in 2020. Milliman Principal and Consulting Actuary Scott Weltz talks with podcast host Jeremy Vesta about these findings from the 2021 Milliman Medical Index and the reasons for them. Listen to Part 1 of the podcast here.
Podcast 2: Understanding Type II Diabetes and How to Control It (Sept 16, 2021)
Dr. Ernie Vesta returns to the podcast to discuss Type II diabetes, a disease affecting 34 million people in the US. While diabetes is a potentially devastating illness if left uncontrolled, a customized program of care and coaching can enable diabetics to live relatively normal lives. Listen to the podcast here.
Blog 3: Marie’s Story–Getting Help to Gain Control Over Diabetes (Aug 31, 2021)
A routine screening uncovers a serious medical problem for Marie. But with expert help and personalized care management, which included getting family involved, Marie journeys to better health through a “moving experience.” See the blog post here.
Blog 2: Hypertension: A Persistent Problem We Can Address (Aug 18, 2021)
Uncontrolled high blood pressure–hypertension–is “by far” the single most prevalent hazardous health risk while also being the most controllable. Employers who recognize the benefits of improving the health of their employees can work toward preventing and addressing the problem. See the blog post here.
Podcast 1: Dr. Ernie Vesta on the Ups and Downs of Blood Pressure (Sept 16, 2021)
Did you know that blood pressure is measured in milligrams of mercury, and that hypertension is one of the most common, deadly and controllable health conditions across the globe? Listen to the podcast here.
Blog 1: Reduce the Need for Healthcare, Improve Patient Satisfaction and Cost Reduction (Aug 16, 2021)
Dr. Ernie Vesta, Chief Medical Officer of Veritas Healthcare Management, shares insights on the inefficient, costly and often ineffective healthcare system. There is a better way, as Dr. Vesta and his team are showing through innovative data analytics and personalized, high-touch care management. See the blog post here.