New Research: When Integrated Data Meets HR Solutions

New Research: When Integrated Data Meets HR Solutions

Leveraging data has surpassed the scope it once covered, with emerging technology in our work, businesses, homes, and beyond. At HCMS Group, we believe in mastering the art of integrated analytics to show how data can be used to improve health and cost outcomes for both employers and employees for a healthier, more productive workforce.… Continue Reading

Introducing Behavioral Economics to Healthcare

Introducing Behavioral Economics to Healthcare

Dr. Hank Gardner discusses the origins of HCMS Group’s revolutionary approach to healthcare. What sets HCMS Group’s approach to healthcare apart is the combination of behavioral economics concepts with the holistic bio-psycho-social model for medical practice, Dr. Hank Gardner said in the introductory installment of the periodic HCMS Innovation Vlog. He described three economic tenets… Continue Reading

HCMS Unveils Purple Solution for Obamacare

HCMS Group today unveiled our Purple Solution for the fight over Obamacare between Democrats and Republicans in Washington. We outlined it in a news release: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/we-need-a-purple-solution-for-americas-healthcare-conundrum-300389869.html. Click here for research findings supporting our position, and here to see the elements of the plan. Our point is that there is a simple, proven solution to the… Continue Reading

What’s Eating Up Your Paycheck? Healthcare Costs (Healthcare Waste)

Healthcare waste helps keep wages flat, widening economic inequality and fueling voter anger and frustration. Everybody talks about how insanely expensive healthcare and health insurance are. And there’s lots of talk about how wages have barely kept up with inflation for at least eight years. But nobody’s really talking about how those two things –… Continue Reading

Behind the Surge in Healthcare Cost: Healthcare Waste, by the Numbers

Behind the Surge in Healthcare Cost: Healthcare Waste, by the Numbers

  There’s an elephant in the healthcare cost room that nobody wants to talk about. It’s healthcare waste, and it adds up to almost $1 trillion. Researchers including the government’s own Institute of Medicine have found that 30% of the nation’s $3.2 trillion in annual healthcare spending is wasted.  According to research conducted by HCMS… Continue Reading

How Employers Can Better Manage the Recovery-Time Dimension of Healthcare

How Employers Can Better Manage the Recovery-Time Dimension of Healthcare

A hidden dimension to healthcare costs lies in a workplace perk that most people take for granted: Paid time off to recover from an illness or injury. And most employers can improve their approach and improve health while reducing lost time by focusing on the right people, based on research by HCMS Group. Work time… Continue Reading

Recovery Time: Another Dimension of Healthcare Cost Management

Recovery Time: Another Dimension of Healthcare Cost Management

  How a Person-Centric Risk Management Model Helps a Speedy Return to Work… and Health. HCMS Newsletter December 2014 Work time that is lost because of illness or disability represents a major indirect cost to employers in addition to the direct cost of healthcare and other health benefits. Most disability management programs focus primarily on a… Continue Reading

The Illusion of Healthcare Reform: Why Healthcare Exchanges Are the Wrong Answer

The Illusion of Healthcare Reform: Why Healthcare Exchanges Are the Wrong Answer

HCMS Newsletter November 2014 To reduce ever-increasing healthcare costs, self-insured American employers are now offering benefit plans and giving workers subsidies for buying health insurance from a menu of plans in private healthcare exchanges. A new health risk score analysis shows how consumers’ choices exposed some health insurance providers to substantial losses. Allure of Multiple… Continue Reading

A Game-Changing Predictive Health Risk Index

A Game-Changing Predictive Health Risk Index

We’re all defined by numbers. Social Security number, age, height, weight, bank account, credit score. Each of them tells something about you now or in the past, but none of them can predict your future. There’s a new kind of number that is designed to predict something – your future health. It’s HCMS Group’s Human… Continue Reading


KnovaSolutions Member Center Login KnovaSolutions Member Center Login  
O|BI Client Login O|BI Client Login

Copyright © 2018 HCMS Group LLC.

All rights reserved.