Wall Street Journal, by Tom Loftus
Insurance giant Humana Inc., whose earnings are under pressure from rising medical costs, has a prescription it hopes will bring it relief: helping its 13.8 million members improve their own health. That isn’t easy, given that people aren’t likely to stop smoking, eat better or get more exercise simply because a big company says they should. Humana is tackling these tough behavioral issues by reaching out to its customers where many of them more or less live—on their mobile phones.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, by Guy Boulton
A nationwide initiative to make the fragmented and costly health care system more efficient could affect the more than 340,000 people in Wisconsin enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans.
Humana CEO Bruce Broussard says Medicare Advantage and the individual plans sold on the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges reflect a path the healthcare industry should be on: one that increasingly spurs competition and rewards quality and efficiency
Tampa Bay Times, by Rachel Crosby
The bay area is depressed and diabetic, and a national health insurance company wants to change that.
Inc., by Rhett Power
Eighty-six percent of executives say improving employee health is their top reason for implementing a workplace wellness program.
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The healthcare industry must change its focus from a supply-side orientation to a consumer-focused emphasis on health outcomes and value-based reimbursement, Humana President and CEO Bruce Broussard said during his keynote address Tuesday morning at the annual convention and trade show of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) in Chicago.
Talk about a half marathon and most people will picture elite athletes, some of whom could be professionals or Olympic-caliber. And some of the 12,000 participants in the March 22 Humana Dallas Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon would fit that category, but there were also those running their first race, those running for charity, and those who had suffered a stroke or lost a limb.
Humana's video about Starting Right, Now, a Humana Communities Benefit grant recipient, is featured in the 2015 Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship (BCCCC) Film Festival. The center's annual Film Festival showcases corporate citizenship videos and asks the public to vote for their favorite.
The Humana Challenge began with the goal of using a PGA TOUR golf tournament to inspire people to get active, give back and have fun. The event, held in California's Coachella Valley, became known as a week of wellness with a side of golf. This year's event once again succeeded in getting people walking, eating better and donating to charities, both locally and nationally.
The Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team scored another victory over retired NFL players in a game called "A Tribute to Heroes, Game of Honor" that was attended by about 10,000 people on January 28 in Phoenix.
Humana Challenge Well-Being Ambassador Jason Dufner this week has been talking about his journey to better health, hoping to inspire people of all ages to join him. In these videos, Dufner shares ideas, reflects on the importance of being active even as we age, offers encouragement and displays a sense of fun that is one of the most important facets of well-being and living a full, happy life.
The Humana Challenge is called a week of well-being with a side of golf. From the beginning, the priority has been to inspire people to take a more active role in improving their own health and the health of their communities. The focus on health and philanthropy is a tribute to the legacy and emphasis established by Bob Hope, who hosted the event in California’s Coachella Valley for many years.
Humana Challenge Week’s opening events on Saturday showed how simple and fun it can be to sprinkle physical activity into your daily routine to boost your health and well-being. On Sunday, the attention turned to another essential ingredient in creating a healthier lifestyle: better nutrition. The week of wellness events mix physical activity, healthier eating and a dash of fun to create an easy recipe for a more satisfying, happier life.
Humana and KaBOOM! began a partnership in 2011, building a multigenerational playground in Lauderhill, Florida, as part of Humana’s 50th anniversary celebration. And on December 6, in Humana’s 53rd year, the Humana Foundation, KaBOOM! and the community of Tomball, Texas, built the 53rd playground resulting from that partnership.
Humana is the best health care company to work for, according to Healthcare Global. Healthcare Global’s top 10 list puts Humana in the top spot followed, in order, by Mayo Clinic, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, UnitedHealth Group, Cerner, Cleveland Clinic, Providence Health & Services Northwest Region, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
On most evenings, Raul Alcala, 16, can be found at the Chicago Youth Boxing Club, exercising and training with his coach, Gabriel Navarro. Raul, a Junior Olympian, is a talented and dedicated athlete who takes his training seriously, but his main focus is not on winning competitions in the ring.
A shared passion and commitment to help communities become stronger, healthier and happier led Humana and KaBOOM! to form a three-year partnership in 2011 that has resulted in 50 new playgrounds being built.
Those with Alzheimer’s face a long, lonely and uncertain journey, often falling into deep depression as the disease robs them of their memories and independence. The sense of loss and severed connections takes a profound and devastating physical and emotional toll on those battling the disease as well as their family and caregivers.