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How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Healthcare Guidance

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Healthcare Guidance

It’s no secret that artificial intelligence is reshaping the way we think about healthcare and reducing unnecessary waste from all corners of the industry. There are endless possibilities for AI to improve healthcare, from quickly processing large patient data sets through machine learning to Google’s AR microscope detecting a cancer cell that would otherwise go […]

Why The Healthcare Experience Is Broken

Why The Healthcare Experience Is Broken

With so much conversation surrounding the broken U.S. healthcare system, we often overlook what this brokenness means for patients themselves. Our patchwork system of insurance carriers, TPAs, employers, brokers, and private doctors and facilities translates into a messy patient experience. Healthcare’s different players don’t communicate or collaborate over a single unified platform, which means patients […]

HealthJoy Product Update: Summer 2018
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HealthJoy Product Update: Summer 2018

It’s officially summer, the best time of year in Chicago. We’ve been hitting up a bunch of street fests and watching the 4th of July fireworks at Navy Pier but don’t worry, we’ve been hard at work improving our product. Our summer release has a bunch of goodies for both our users and tools for [...]
Why Office Workers Need Healthcare Guidance

Why Office Workers Need Healthcare Guidance

Modern work environments with schedules that require over a 40 hour work week can make it challenging to plan doctor’s appointments during the workday. Sometimes even figuring out which doctor to see can take a few hours of research. A trip to the doctor’s office requires at least a half-day off of work. While employees […]

How To Select The Right Telemedicine Company

How To Select The Right Telemedicine Company

Cost-effective online doctor consultations are quickly replacing expensive and time-consuming local doctor visits for many cases. Telemedicine expands a patients access to care, increases convenience, reduces travel time,  and delivers service at a lower cost. As an emerging player in modernized healthcare, the global telemedicine market is valued at around $18 billion in 2015 and […]

4 Reasons Why Selecting The Right Doctor Is Critical

4 Reasons Why Selecting The Right Doctor Is Critical

When sickness strikes, which doctor do you choose to visit? If you’re like most, you’ll ask family members and close friends for recommendations for selecting the right doctor. If you’re ambitious, you’ll go web-hunting for reviews or even consult your insurance carrier for suggested providers in the area. Most people think these recommendations will find […]

The Secrets to Winning the Battle for Top Talent
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The Secrets to Winning the Battle for Top Talent

Steve Jobs was a brilliant leader who understood the need to hire top talent. He once said, “I noticed that the dynamic range between what an average person could accomplish and what the best person could accomplish was 50 or 100 to 1. Given that, you’re well advised to go after the cream of the [...]
Healthcare Guidance: Employers Best Hope to Tackle Rising Costs

Healthcare Guidance: Employers Best Hope to Tackle Rising Costs

Companies are losing the battle against rising healthcare costs without healthcare guidance. Costs are continuing their steady climb with annual increases this year forecasted at 4.3 percent – double the 2017 inflation rate – according to the National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans. The sticker shock continues! The situation isn’t any better for employees, 40% […]

When it Pays to get a Second Opinion: Bill Reviews with HealthJoy

When it Pays to get a Second Opinion: Bill Reviews with HealthJoy

Medical billing errors are still vastly misunderstood, and reliable statistics on the issue don’t exactly agree: The American Medical Association estimated that 7.1 percent of paid claims in 2013 contained errors, a 2014 NerdWallet Study found mistakes in 49% of Medicare claims, and studies run by groups that address billing issues put the error rate [...]
Why Drug Costs Are Rising, and What to Do About It

Why Drug Costs Are Rising, and What to Do About It

Drug costs are out of control, and one culprit has recently been placed in the hot seat: prescription drugs. Yearly price hikes for prescription drugs are now an accepted norm: In 2014, drug spending rose by 13%, the most significant increase in over a decade. In the past three decades, drug prices increased by nearly 2X, [...]
Premier Consulting Associates Selects HealthJoy as Employee Guidance Platform

Premier Consulting Associates Selects HealthJoy as Employee Guidance Platform

HealthJoy has partnered with the dominant agency in Western New York and we’re excited to share the news. Premier Consulting Associates has selected HealthJoy as their preferred technology solution for employee guidance. They are an independent consulting firm that works with employers of all sizes to manage their healthcare benefits. Premier manages over $1 billion […]

8 Best Interview Questions To Ask An Employee

8 Best Interview Questions To Ask An Employee

If you have a favorite question when interviewing a job candidate, you aren’t alone. Most seasoned human resource professionals develop a short list of interview questions over time that allows them to quickly find out what they want to know. These questions can become the backbone of an interview process and lead to more effective [...]
Navigating an Employee Benefits Plan Design Change

Navigating an Employee Benefits Plan Design Change

Every year, companies have to decide on how much to change in their existing employee benefits. With companies seeing real annual rate increases, it can be financially painful to stick with the status quo. Companies are working with their brokers to make more frequent and significant plan design changes than ever before. Here’s a few [...]
JOY Vision – Our MIT Interns Skunkworks Project

JOY Vision – Our MIT Interns Skunkworks Project

Everyone has heard the statement “artificial intelligence is going to change healthcare.” Mostly they reference how Watson is being used for healthcare diagnoses or tout a broad industry movement with little detail. At HealthJoy, AI is one of our core technical components that makes the lives of our members easier throughout their healthcare experience. Earlier this […]

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