Thank You to our 2013 Annual Conference Exhibitors!
Booth 100 & 102
NBCH is a national, non-profit, membership organization of 52 purchaser-led business and health coalitions, representing over 7,000 employers and 25 million employees and their dependents across the United States. NBCH and its members are dedicated to value-based purchasing of health care services through the collective action of public and private purchasers. For additional information visit: www.nbch.org.
IMPAQ International, LLC, a premier research, evaluation and technical assistance firm headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, is the lead organization providing implementation support to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Medicare Data Sharing Program. Through this program, organizations qualified to handle Medicare data will produce comprehensive public reports on provider performance. These reports will assist individuals, consumer groups, employers, and providers in making informed decisions about their health care. For more information on the Medicare Data Sharing Program, please visit www.qemedicaredata.org.
NCQA is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations and recognizes clinicians in key clinical areas. NCQA’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA is committed to providing health care quality information through the Web, media and data licensing agreements to help consumers, employers and others make more informed health care choices. For more information, visit www.ncqa.org.
The Vitality wellness program is changing outcomes…one person, and one company, at a time. The success of any Wellness program resides with individuals. Vitality’s proven program offers individualized biometric benchmarking, followed by personalized and tangible goal-setting, connected to incentives proven to spark positive behavior change, all of which is activated through an integrated tracking and fulfillment technology. Our innovative and evidence-based approach has been successful for more than a decade by delivering high levels of engagement, sustained results, detailed and high quality data, administrative ease, and outcome-based capability. For more information, visitTheVitalityGroup.com.
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.
MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc., founded in 1989 and headquartered in San Diego, CA, is a Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) that combines subject matter expertise with innovative technology and services to deliver better healthcare outcomes and improve its clients’ positions in the market. MedImpact provides PBM services to 47 million members of health plans, hospitals and employers in the U.S. and abroad.
ProCare Rx is a national Pharmacy Benefit Management company that empowers our clients with the innovation needed to enhance the quality of care while controlling costs with our fully transparent business model. We only charge for Net Paid Claims, saving you as much as 36% on administrative costs. Let us show you that the same drug, on the same day, at the same pharmacy, for the same member will cost less at ProCare Rx.
URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization, is well-known as a leader in promoting health care quality through its accreditation, education and measurement programs. URAC offers a wide range of quality benchmarking programs and services that keep pace with the rapid changes in the health care system, and provide a symbol of excellence for organizations to validate their commitment to quality and accountability. Through its broad-based governance structure and an inclusive standards development process, URAC ensures that all stakeholders are represented in establishing meaningful quality measures for the entire health care industry. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
BridgeHealth Medical significantly lowers the costs of major surgical procedures while giving your health plan members information to more fully participate in their health care decisions. They have expanded access to some of the best surgeons and centers of excellence in the country through the BridgeHealth Medical provider network. Savings are generated through a combination of Treatment Shifts and Provider Shifts as employees engage and make decisions based on the cost, quality and necessity of medical procedures. Procedures through the BridgeHealth network qualify for pre-negotiated case rate pricing that results in savings compared with typical claims costs.
Novartis is one of two major manufacturers of Transdermal Nicotine Patches. We have teamed up with our wellness “partner”, beBetter Health (15 yrs.), to create a unique smoking cessation program for employers, based on 35 years of experience. It is part of the robust beBetter Wellness System, and can be carved out and used alone, as can the Breathebetter on-line portion- which is free. Employees who smoke can cost the bottom line $6000 per smoker per year. Please stop by booth #200 to learn more about the Breathebetter Total Smoking Cessation Solution for employers.
Today's Merck is a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. Merck is known as MSD outside the United States and Canada. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, and consumer care and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to healthcare through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. For more information, visit www.merck.com.
Castlight Health enables employers, their employees, and health plans to take control of health care costs and improve care. Named #1 on The Wall Street Journal’s list of “The Top 50 Venture-Backed Companies” for 2011 and one of Dow Jones’ 50 Most Investment-Worthy Technology Start-Ups, Castlight Health helps the country’s self-insured employers and health plans empower consumers to shop for health care. Castlight Health is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by prominent investors including Venrock, Oak Investment Partners, Maverick Capital, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Wellcome Trust, Cleveland Clinic, and U.S. Venture Partners.www.castlighthealth.com, email email@example.com, or call (415) 829-1400
The American Optometric Association represents approximately 36,000 doctors of optometry, optometry students and paraoptometric assistants and technicians. Optometrists serve patients in nearly 6,500 communities across the country, and in 3,500 of those communities are the only eye doctors. Doctors of optometry provide two-thirds of all primary eye care in the United States. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
DJO Global is a leading global developer, manufacturer and distributor of high-quality medical devices that provide solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management. The Company’s products address the continuum of patient care from injury prevention to rehabilitation after surgery, injury or from degenerative disease, enabling people to regain or maintain their natural motion. Its products are used by orthopedic specialists, spine surgeons, primary care physicians, pain management specialists, physical therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, athletic trainers and other healthcare professionals. The Company’s product lines include rigid and soft orthopedic bracing, hot and cold therapy, bone growth stimulators, vascular therapy systems and compression garments, therapeutic shoes and inserts, electrical stimulators used for pain management and physical therapy products. The Company’s surgical division offers a comprehensive suite of reconstructive joint products for the hip, knee and shoulder.
ACIUS℠ is a national group life, accident and absence management benefits engineering firm. Industry unique, we are underwriting based. Collectively, our team has been designing, underwriting and servicing these programs for over 100 years. Our approach enables us to negotiate lower costs, plan enhancements and unique services for our customers.
Employees who are engaged at work go the extra mile because they want to. They’re happier, healthier, and more productive. They lead richer, fuller lives. Why wouldn’t you want more employees like that? Virgin Pulse, part of Sir Richard Branson’s famed Virgin Group, increases engagement and loyalty by providing employee-centered programs and tools that go beyond physical wellness. Unlike narrowly focused, one-dimensional solutions, Virgin Pulse is a hub of consumer-focused strategies and innovative tools that combine to drive real change across every aspect of life. Virgin Pulse. We change lives for good. For more information, contact: email@example.com.
There is no one-size fits all solution for achieving a healthy weight. At empowris we recognize this and have developed a solution that gives you the control, convenience and the accountability of a single source vendor while giving your employees the opportunity to choose the program and approach that is best for them. Come see us at booth 207 and see how we are doing wellness different. Empowris is a qualified, accountable marketplace of the country’s top weight management programs, designed with standards that drive employee engagement and create healthy outcomes. To learn more about empowris please visit us on the web atwww.empowris.com or call Jim Wieland at 888.613.6024
Reckitt Benckiser LLC (RB) is a leader in health, hygiene and home, delivering superior consumer solutions. The US healthcare portfolio includes Mucinex®, Delsym® and Cepacol®, which treat chest congestion, coughs and sore throats. In addition, RB offers vitamins and supplements … MegaRed®, Digestive Advantage®, Airborne® and Move Free® to support consumers in nourishing healthy lifestyles. RB’s Lysol® Healthing campaign promotes healthy habits through three strategic pillars. Program elements include new motherhood, schools and disaster relief – all designed to help support moms in their daily efforts to keep their families and communities healthy.For more information, visit RB’s website: rb.com.
Alkermes plc is a fully integrated, global biopharmaceutical company that applies its scientific expertise and proprietary technologies to develop innovative medicines that improve patient outcomes. The company has a diversified portfolio of more than 20 commercial drug products and a substantial clinical pipeline of product candidates that address central nervous system (CNS) disorders such as addiction, schizophrenia and depression. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Alkermes plc has an R&D center in Waltham, Massachusetts and manufacturing facilities in Athlone, Ireland; Gainesville, Georgia; and Wilmington, Ohio. For more information, please visit Alkermes’ website at www.alkermes.com.
INTERLINK® is a privately held company that builds Centers of Excellence networks for high-cost, low frequency medical procedures. INTERLINK often turns networks into complete COE programs, which include: ACA adjusted benefit plan language, member education materials and integrated case management programs. INTERLINK® is well recognized for its Predictive Modeling TransplantCARE Program, which enables health plans to create their own COE network based on provider predicted outcomes and transplant net payables for the upcoming 6-12 months. Our innovative CancerCARE Program features three custom built COE networks, ACA adjusted benefit language and integrated oncology case management. For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Benefitfocus is a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions for consumers, employers, insurance carriers and brokers. Benefitfocus has served more than 20 million consumers on its platform, that consists of an integrated portfolio of products and services enabling clients to more efficiently shop, enroll, manage and exchange benefits information. With a user-friendly interface and consumer-centric design, the Benefitfocus Platform provides one place for consumers to access all their benefits. Benefitfocus solutions support the administration of all types of benefits including core medical, dental and other voluntary benefits plans as well as wellness programs. For more information, visitwww.benefitfocus.com.
VIVUS is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of novel therapeutic products addressing obesity, diabetes, sleep apnea and sexual health. Qsymia is approved as an adjunct to diet and exercise for chronic weight management in adults who are obese or overweight with at least one weight-related comorbidity.
Right Direction is an effort from the Partnership for Workplace Mental Health, a program of the American Psychiatric Foundation and Employers Health Coalition, Inc., and is supported by Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. (TPUSA) and Lundbeck U.S. The goal of the initiative is to raise awareness about depression in the workplace, reduce stigma, and encourage those who need it to seek help. www.RightDirectionForMe.com
Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. (HDL, Inc.) is a laboratory company that offers a comprehensive test menu of risk factors and biomarkers for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and related diseases. Additionally, patients receive intensive counseling from expert Clinical Health Consultants, empowering them to improve health and prevent disease.
Catamaran offers a true alternative to the status quo in pharmacy benefit management. You don’t have to choose between the scale and purchasing power of the largest providers and the flexibility and agility of smaller ones. We offer the best of both. At Catamaran we put your individual needs — and those of your members — at the center of our services. We connect pharmacists, doctors and caregivers with prescription data to improve health outcomes, offering the clinical intelligence, technology and scale to lower payer costs while improving member health. Only Catamaran brings together the industry’s best technology with the industry’s most renowned client service model to offer true innovation, real flexibility and powerful results.
Eisai Inc. is the U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Eisai Co., Ltd., a research-based human health care (hhc) company that discovers, develops and markets products throughout the world. Headquartered in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, Eisai’s key areas of commercial focus include neurology, oncology and metabolic disorders.
Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals is the U.S.-based pharmaceuticals unit of Bayer HealthCare, a global, innovative leader in the healthcare and medical products industry. We aim to discover and manufacture products that improve human health worldwide by diagnosing, preventing and treating diseases in Women's Healthcare, Diagnostic Imaging, Specialized Therapeutics, Hematology, Cardiology and Oncology.
Discern is a health care consulting firm that creates innovations in the health system for clients. Many of our projects align performance measures with new incentive models that encourage doctors and patients to work together for better quality and efficiency. Discern’s work supports health reform’s goals of better care processes, better patient outcomes, and lower total costs.
Verisk Health drives performance in the business of healthcare. By combining clinical and analytical expertise with advanced technology, we help payers, employers and providers solve complex problems with measureable results. We mitigate risk, reduce costs and improve patient outcomes with our data-driven solutions. For more information, please visit us at www.veriskhealth.com.
Building on over a century of healthcare innovation and experience, Walgreens is a leader in transforming community pharmacy to meet today’s pressing need to control costs while simultaneously improving healthcare and outcomes. We offer employers of all sizes and industries broad care and access options including more than 8,000 community pharmacies nationwide, specialty pharmacy and infusion services, nearly 400 workplace health centers and 600 HIV-specialized pharmacies. Services such as in-store health testing, comprehensive immunizations, personalized counseling, chronic condition management and adherence monitoring work together to enhance patient engagement and provide better ways to deliver better care.
Omada Health, a pioneer in the field of digital health, uses design and technology to promote health and has quickly become a leader in technology-driven preventive medicine. Omada is passionate about creating groundbreaking programs that merge best-in-class design with rigorous medical science to build experiences that are intuitive, enjoyable and achievable. Omada’s first product, Prevent, targets the rising diabetes epidemic. Based on the landmark Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) clinical trial, Prevent is a 16-week program for people with prediabetes that takes place online in a small-group format with the help of a professional health coach. Visit atwww.omadahealth.com.