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3 key elements of a successful wellness program

There are many aspects to creating a successful wellness program, but none are more important than these four factors--assessing and screening consumers, helping consumers make behavior changes, engaging consumers and measuring results, reported Employee Benefit News.

Go mobile to grab young adults' attention

All the kids are doing it these days, and WellPoint CEO Joseph Swedish knows it. What am I talking about? The constant use of smartphones. To capture young consumers' attention, Swedish is...

How payers can measure mobile health success

As insurers embrace mobile strategies, it's imperative to measure their performance against cost and success at achieving business goals, according to an article at Insurance & Technology.

How to engage consumers for better outcomes

In the post-healthcare reform era, payers must take measures to reach and engage their consumers, according to a new white paper from IDC Health Insights.

What 6 female payer execs have to say about tech-driven healthcare

The editors at FierceHealthPayer combed through our exclusive interviews with health plan leaders to round up six of the most thought-provoking and memorable quotes about health IT successes and challenges.

Little privacy protection for personal health data culled from fitness-tracking apps

Privacy protections aren't keeping up with fitness-tracking apps and devices that collect personal health information and the developers who store and sell the lucrative data,  The Washington Post reports.

Aetna International tech chief talks strategy

Aetna has placed technology at the center of its efforts to offer customers, partners and employees information anytime, anywhere, on any device, according to Rick Jeandell, chief technology officer of Aetna International.

Humana CIO: 4 keys to deliver next-gen customer experience

Humana Chief Service & Information Officer Brian LeClaire explains four factors insurers need to deliver the next-gen customer experience.

Lawmakers want update on FDA mobile medical app regulation efforts

Six U.S. senators are asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for greater transparency and clarification regarding regulatory review of mobile medical applications and want specific answers on a wide range of issues from rulemaking and establishment of standards to Congressional oversight.

Insurer-consumer disconnect over what health plan factors matter most

Many health insurers view price as king, but consumers place more value on other factors of their health coverage, according to a PwC Health Research Institute survey.