|By Business Wire||
|May 15, 2014 09:07 AM EDT||
BioIQ announced that its health-improvement technology platform has become the standard for many of the largest health plans in the United States. Highmark Inc., Blue Cross of Idaho, and many other regional and national health care organizations use the platform to stratify a covered population, measure individual and population health, and engage participants with targeted health-improvement solutions based on their specific preferences, risks, and needs.
Highmark Inc., a national diversified health and wellness company based in Pittsburgh, has worked with BioIQ for the last two years to screen its employee population and a growing list of external employee groups for chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and colorectal cancer. BioIQ uses automated communications tools to engage a diverse population in a consumer-friendly way through a secure online portal. These proven techniques helped Highmark to increase year-over-year engagement in its employee wellness program by 20 percent. This year Highmark is using the BioIQ Tablet solution to streamline onsite-screening events and upload lab results directly to its electronic health records system.
Blue Cross of Idaho, a not-for-profit mutual insurance company, recently partnered with BioIQ to offer biometric screening services to more than 715,000 members. “Finding the right care at the right time is critical for our members,” said Dave Jeppesen, Senior Vice President for Sales and Marketing for Blue Cross of Idaho. “BioIQ’s emphasis on prevention, early detection, and patient-centered care matches our commitment to empowering our members with more knowledge about their healthcare. We’re excited about our partnership and the added value this service brings to our product.”
In addition to managing all screening and wellness data and integrating it with each health plan’s internal systems, BioIQ’s versatile technology platform automates rewards and outcomes tracking, conducts online health assessments, and refers participants to health coaching and other wellness services from a growing ecosystem of third-party wellness companies.
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BioIQ (http://www.BioIQ.com) is a health-improvement technology company that has implemented the first integrated, customizable, and measurable approach to optimizing investments in corporate health and wellness programs. The company’s unique health screening platform, ecosystem of health-improvement tools, and proven methodology for obtaining quantifiable wellness insights are serving beneficiaries across the United States. BioIQ works with some of the largest employers and health plans in the nation and has launched thousands of successful health-improvement programs serving millions of participants since its inception in 2005.
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