Harnessing The Power of Data to Lower Costs and improve outcomes

Using powerful data to connect specialists from the nation’s leading healthcare, academic, and research facilities to members when they need it most helps health plans and their clients manage the top drivers of costs. 

 It’s about finding the right people at the right time and letting the solution do the work for you. Fill out this form to receive the latest white paper Harnessing The Power of Data To Lower Costs & Improve Outcomes, 3 Ways Data Drives Virtual Expert Medical Opinion Utilization.


The Power of Medical Certainty

This article summarizes a discussion between Dr. Drew Olivera of Regence Blue Shield in Washington, and Dr. Joel Feigin of UnitedHealthcare. You’ll learn how care has changed in a post-COVID world and what expectations people have for care now.


Disincentives to Lower MSK Surgeries and Costs

Millions think surgery is the only answer to musculoskeletal (MSK) pain or injury. But other therapies often work just as well. Many employees who were required to have an expert medical opinion before an MSK surgery learned just that, canceling surgery or choosing alternate treatment. The employer realized $7 million in savings.


Case Study: Increasing Member Engagement

An organization looking to help employees avoid unnecessary surgeries and steer them to the highest quality providers partnered with 2nd.MD to offer personalized, impartial support for complex conditions. Communications and a cash incentive helped increase engagement and change behavior.