Health Dialog to Present on the State of the Industry and Release Paper on Health Literacy
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- “Care Management: State of the Industry During a State of Reform” will be presented at the 2010 World Health Care Congress in Washington, DC on Tuesday, April 13. Panelists will present from health plan, employer consultant, and industry perspectives.
During the Congress, which takes place April 12-14, Health Dialog will also make available its latest research paper, “Health Literacy in Action: Helping People Understand their Care”. Low health literacy, the inability to read, understand, and act on health information, plagues 90 million Americans.1 In this paper, Health Dialog asserts that whether individuals have GEDs or PhDs, providing them with clear, concise health communications is vital to clinical quality, lower costs, and member engagement. To download “Health Literacy in Action: Helping People Understand their Care” please visit www.healthdialog.com/go/HealthLiteracy.
Care Management: State of the Industry During a State of Reform
Tuesday April 13th, 10:20am – 11:20am
-- Chris Coloian, SVP, Health Services, Health Dialog
-- Rich Snyder, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Independence Blue Cross
-- Bruce Prangley, Principal, Mercer
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About Health Dialog Services Corporation:
Health Dialog is a leading provider of healthcare analytics and decision support. The firm is a private, wholly-owned subsidiary of Bupa, a global provider of healthcare services. Health Dialog helps healthcare payors improve healthcare quality while reducing overall costs. Company offerings include health coaching for medical decisions, chronic conditions, and wellness; population analytic solutions; and consulting services. Health Dialog helps individuals participate in their own healthcare decisions, develop more effective relationships with their physicians, and live healthier, happier lives. For more information please visit www.healthdialog.com.
1 U.S. Department of Health & Human services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (2008).
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