A new collaboration between Humana and the Florida International University (FIU) Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences helps support the community while expanding the role of nurse practitioners.
It’s the time of year when thousands of graduation ceremonies are held, signaling the end of one of life’s chapters and the beginning of another. It’s a time to celebrate reaching a goal and setting new ones. Like many others, 15 students at a Louisville, Ky., high school recently celebrated the completion of a program that will help propel them toward a successful future. These students are not leaving high school yet, but they credit the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana’s School to Work mentoring program for helping them figure out what they want to do when it is their turn to graduate.
Humana and the Clinton Health Matters Initiative (CHMI) kicked off a collaborative health improvement effort in and around Natchez, Miss., with two recent community events. The joint campaign is tied to Humana’s 2020 goal – to improve the health of communities it serves 20 percent by 2020.
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.
Forbes, By Bruce Japsen
Health insurance giant Humana and Weight Watchers International have partnered to help employers improve worker wellness and battle the nation's costly obesity epidemic.
Louisville Business First, By Caitlin Bowling
The chief human resources officers at Humana Inc. and Yum! Brands Inc. are two of the best in the country, according to Forbes.
New York Daily News, By Caitlin Nolan, Larry McShane
Thanks, New York. The 32nd annual Daily News Food Drive ended Wednesday with more than 1 million pounds of food for the city’s less fortunate — with roughly 20% of the donations coming from city schools
Desert Sun, By Larry Bohannan
In 2011, the Bob Hope Classic was a tournament in trouble. It had no title sponsor, few big-name players from the PGA Tour and a format that dated back more than 50 years that was no longer embraced on the modern PGA Tour. But by 2012, the tournament was on the rise, with a stronger field and a new format. Much of the change can be traced to the addition for the 2012 event of a new title sponsor, Humana.
WAFB, By Matthew Fryou
Humana Health opened a brand new Guidance Center on Thursday as part of a campaign to make Baton Rouge healthier.
Health Data Management, by Joseph Goedert
Data analyzed from 2013 on quality, outcomes and cost measures from Humana’s accountable care organization programs for about one million Medicare Advantage members shows a number of measureable improvements, according to the insurer.
Insurance Business Review
Metro Health, an integrated hospital and physician network with locations throughout West Michigan, and Humana Inc., a health and well-being company, announced an agreement through which Humana will offer a new health insurance plan to people in Grand Rapids purchasing insurance through the Michigan Health Insurance Marketplace.
Hamilton Journal News, Hannah Poturalski
Wellness programs are becoming increasingly popular among employers, but experts say it remains difficult to measure the return on investment for such offerings.
MedCity News, by Dan Verel
PearlDiver Technologies and health insurance giant Humana Inc. have formed a strategic alliance as part of an attempt to make the healthcare research field faster and more affordable through sharing the Kentucky-based insurer’s reams of data.
Puget Sound Business Journal, by Annie Zak
Two health care organizations announced today a partnership to provide improved services for Medicare enrollees in King County and Pierce County.
Louisville Business First, by David Mann
Humana Inc. members with some of the company's individual, non-Medicare plans now can pay their insurance premiums at CVS Pharmacy locations, according to a news release.
Phoenix Business Journal, by Angela Gonzales
Humana Inc. is hiring more than 100 full-time positions for its mail-order pharmacy service in Tempe.
Orlando Business Journal, by Susan Lundine
Here are Humana's tips on getting your own employee wellness program started or improving it.
The Tampa Tribune, by Joyce McKenzie
Out of one of the most difficult times in Vicki Sokolik’s life, a remarkable, one-of-a-kind program was born. It was almost a decade ago, during her young daughter’s three-and-a-half-month-long stay in a Texas hospital. She spent hours upon hours at the medical facility following her daughter’s unsuccessful brain surgery to curtail the child’s epileptic seizures.
Health News Florida, by Carol Gentry
Just in time for Medicare's open enrollment season, a Florida-based HMO has won the federal government's coveted five-star rating, a rare honor that brings more than bragging rights. Such plans receive the freedom to enroll new members all year long.
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Employers are looking beyond ROI when they implement workplace wellness programs according to a study released today by Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) and the Economist Intelligence Unit.
The Courier-Journal, by Grace Schneider
Arlene McClure's doctor has urged her to keep up her healthy habits — regular exercise, avoiding pies and pound cake and drinking lots of water.
InformationWeek, by Thomas Claburn
Humana CIO Brian LeClaire loves his Fitbit at home — and leans heavily on mobile, social, cloud, and analytics at work.
MySanAntonio.com, by Stephanie Arias
This year’s Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon & 1/2 Marathon has a new name, organizers announced Friday. Humana has joined as the event’s first-ever title sponsor, making it the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon & 1/2 Marathon.
FierceHealthPayer, by Dina Overland
One medical clinic may single-handedly transform how primary care is delivered--and insurers could benefit by taking notice
MedCity News, by Dan Verel
Insurance carriers can become a key distribution point for emerging technologies such as wearables, which in turn can play an important part in emphasizing primary care over costly specialty care as payers seek to drive healthcare costs downward
GovernmentHealthIT, by Julie Carr
Research from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) suggests that reducing the rates of avoidable readmissions can be accomplished by enhancing care and support during care transitions, improving patient education and self-management support, enabling multidisciplinary team management and implementing patient-centered care planning at the end of life.
The Guardian, by Amy Westervelt
Employees who are happy at work not only perform better, but also cost less. That's the conclusion of a six-year study conducted by health insurance company Humana and the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.
The Courier-Journal, by Sheldon Shafer
Western Louisville resident Nate Pederson checks out a shared bike every two weeks or so. "I use them mostly at lunchtime, but also to go to meetings, the bank or the YMCA," he said. "The program is very convenient."
Dallas Morning News, by Deborah Fleck
Humana, a health and well-being company, is making every mile count with a digital update to its popular Humana Walkit program. Through a new partnership with the maker of the free smartphone app Charity Miles, Humana is inviting attendees at the HP Byron Nelson Championship to raise money for national and local charities simply by walking the golf course.
MobiHealthNews, by Jonah Comstock
HumanaVitality, the health insurer’s employee wellness program that uses rewards and social features to encourage healthy behavior change, has released some data based on a two-year study of 16,000 employees.
Cincinnati Business Courier, by Barrett J. Brunsman
A Cincinnati manufacturing company expects to benefit from a push that has resulted in a 100 percent participation rate in a wellness and rewards program involving 110 of its employees.
Insurance & Technology, by Nathan Golia
Health insurance CIOs have a lot on their plates with the shifting landscape around the affordable care act. But that’s not preventing Humana’s CIO from remaining intimately involved with one of the company’s key corporate initiatives: mobile excellence.
FierceHealthPayer, by Alicia Caramenico
Many healthcare organizations are just starting to adopt more integrated models of care–Humana has embraced the concept for 25 years.
San Antonio Business Journal, by W. Scott Bailey
Humana is working with retail giant Walmart to provide expanded access to health care in San Antonio
The old Bob Hope Classic was Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack, T-bone steaks and late-night cocktails. The Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation is corporate executives, carrot sticks and early morning power walks.
HealthLeaders Media, by Margaret Dick Tocknell
The insurer's chronic care health division is partnering with several telehealth providers to test various remote monitoring formats for common causes of readmissions.
NBC-26 (Green Bay, Wisc.) - Stacy Engebretson
This past summer, five co-workers at Humana helped create the Neighborhood Volunteer Connection. It's a year-round program where people donate their time to do lawn maintenance and light house cleaning for seniors and the disabled.
Jackson Free Press
The goal of the statewide mobile outreach and education campaign is to provide uninsured Mississippians with information and answers on the health care coverage options now available to them through the Affordable Care Act.
The Courier-Journal - Gregory Hall
Humana was one of two Louisville-based companies honored recently for their support of employees serving in the National Guard and Reserve.
Rochester Post-Bulletin - Matthew Stolle
In the not-too-distant future, physicians will use Star Trek-like tricorders to scan and detect bodies for disease.
Search Engine Land - Amy Gesenhues
According to a study conducted by Pure Oxygen Labs earlier this year, Humana was one of only six top 100 Fortune 500 companies whose website met Google's mobile SEO requirements.
FierceBiotechIT - Ryan McBride
Eli Lilly and Humana have teamed up to analyze various data sets to understand disease outcomes, starting with Type 2 diabetes, the companies announced this morning.
Green Bay Press-Gazette - Alexandria Valdez
It was like "Extreme Makeover: Playground Edition." Workers hustled over six hours on Saturday to build a new playground and community garden.
Humana Inc. says it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the largest provider of nursing home diversion services in Florida, American Eldercare Inc.
Business First - by David A. Mann
The future of health care will be brighter for companies that can connect with and establish relationships with consumers, according to Humana Inc. president and CEO Bruce Broussard.
Reuters – by Caroline Humer
Bruce Broussard took over as chief executive of Humana Inc in January, just in time to steer the health insurer's entry onto the health insurance exchanges created by President Barack Obama's reform law.
Dayton Business Journal – by Tristan Navera
Humana is piloting a new technology in Ohio aimed at improving physician interaction with patients with congestive heart failure.
Thousands of Humana employees are putting on their pedometers and hitting the streets for a friendly competition to promote lifelong well-being.
AARP – by Sally Abrahms
Caregivers: There's a fitness movement afoot that may make you jump for joy. In the last year, adult outdoor playgrounds with low impact-exercise equipment have been springing up around the country.
mHIMSS – by Eric Wicklund!
Advocates and critics alike always talk about finding the data to back up claims that telehealth can be successful. Officials at Humana and Intel-GE Care Innovations say they'll have those numbers shortly, thanks to a nationwide collaboration.
Fleets of "pedal buses" that seat up to nine will descend on Charlotte and Tampa ahead of the DNC and RNC, offering delegates, media and assorted hangers-on the opportunity to hob-nob while they ride around town.
Louisville Business First – by Andrew Robinson
This year likely will be an important one for Humana Inc. as the company continues to usher in new products and services aimed at meeting the ever-changing challenges of providing health care for government and private customers while trying to rein in costs.
Louisville-based Humana Inc. has teamed up with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to offer a new prescription drug plan that can save up to 20 percent in drug costs for employers and employees.
FierceHealthIT - by Ken Terry
The National Council on Aging (NCOA) and Humana Cares, the disease management division of Humana, have partnered in a pilot of Stanford University's online Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.
The Wall Street Journal - by Anna Wilde Mathews
Your health insurer wants to play games with you - and they might involve actual prizes. As insurers try to get members to take better care of themselves, they are turning to tactics from the world of digital gaming.
FierceHealthPayer - by Dina Overland
Humana is a mover and a shaker within the health insurance industry, taking steps both internally and externally to ensure it remains competitive in the market.
Fox Business News
Humana CEO Michael McCallister discusses the impact of rising health-care costs on employers and others.
Louisville Business First - by Andrew Robinson
Humana Inc. announced today that Thomas J. Liston, the company's senior vice president of senior products, has been promoted to the new role of president of Humana's retail segment.
Azfamily.com - by Nicole Moon
Tampa Bay Times - Elizabeth Behrman
Bloomberg BusinessWeek - By Jeffrey McCracken and Sarah Frier
Chief Learning Officer
Kaiser Health News - Phil Galewitz
The Henderson Press - Gina Traficant
St. Petersburg Times - by Jeff Harrington
Forbes - by Amy Westervelt
Insurance & Technology - by Nathan Golia
Business First (Louisville) - by Steve Ivey
The Desert Sun Editorial Board
The Street - by Gregg Greenberg
Mobilehealthnews - by Neil Versel
San Antonio Express News
Business First - by Ed Green
The (Milwaukee) Business Journal - by Corrinne Hess
Healthcare IT News - by Bernie Monegain
Humana Cares recently launched a pilot project aimed at better care for members with congestive heart failure. The project employs the Intel Health Guide, a home monitoring technology.
Fortune - by Geoff Colvin
As part of Fortune magazine's Ledership Series interviews, Mike McCallister discusses the importance of well-being, Humana's re-entry into the provider space, and the benefits of being a nimble company in the era of health reform.
The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer - by Janet Cho
The (Louisville) Courier-Journal - by Patrick Howington
Associated Press - by Tom Murphy
Associated Press - by Bruce Schreiner
The (Louisville) Courier-Journal - by Patrick Howington
Managed Healthcare Executive - by Julie Miller
Washington Post - by Mike McCallister
Reuters - by Ben Hirschler
Business First - by Stephanie Clouser
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