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Employer Case Study: Walgreens' innovative approach to high musculoskeletal claims
Depression and anxiety rates were reduced by over 60% and 2 out of 3 surgeries were avoided through a comprehensive digital musculoskeletal care solution that reduced MSK pain better than opioids.
Apr 5, 2019
Costco Wholesale's Story: A Roadmap to Properly Addressing Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace
This webinar provides an overview of Costco's MSK program and results.
Aug 23, 2018
How Are Employers Tackling Musculoskeletal Health? The US Foods Story
Musculoskeletal health (MSK) is a leading cost driver for employers, accounting for $1 of every $6 of health care dollars nationally. This trend will continue to grow, driven by orthopedic procedures like knee replacements, which are often done unnecessarily and can result in a lengthy healing process for employees. This webinar features US Foods' three-pronged approach to addressing musculoskeletal care, including: • Prevention through ergonomics and digital programs; • Treatment decision-support through e.g. a second opinion program; and • High-quality/low cost provider selection if surgery is necessary. US Foods' outcomes to-date for all of these approaches are summarized, focusing in particular on the digital prevention program they implemented.
Feb 28, 2018
Low Back Pain: How to Encourage Evidence-Based, Non-Invasive Treatments
This Benefit Manager Guide gives plan design and programmatic recommendations for employers so they can make sure employees and covered dependents are incentivized to receive treatments for low back pain that are appropriate, evidence-based, and, ideally, non-invasive.
Mar 1, 2016
A Fresh Approach to Musculoskeletal Woes: Cerner’s Motion Health Program
Access this webinar featuring Cerner technology and athletic training staff to hear about: Recent developments in employer approaches to managing workforce musculoskeletal problems; user experience in the Motion Health program; how the program integrates into on-site health clinics and productivity programs; and exciting outcomes based on Motion Health's first year of implementation.
Sep 22, 2015
Robust Clinical Decision Support - Results Matter -Honeywell's Claims-Based Savings Analysis
This presentation explains how Honeywell is managing health care costs and improving quality of care and consumerism for their employees using ConsumerMedical's clinical decision support and second opinion model. Honeywell has used incentives, penalties, and sophisticated predictive modeling to increase engagement with musculoskeletal conditions over time.
Jun 15, 2015
Bone-density tests: When you need them and when you don't
This resource is intended to engage consumers in important conversations with their physicians about when its appropriate to get a bone-density test. It was developed by Consumer Reports in cooperation with the American Academy for Family Physicians for Choosing Wisely, a project of the ABIM Foundation.
May 30, 2012
A Guide for Employers: Using Comparative Effectiveness Research - Rotator Cuff Tears in Adults
This guide provides actions suggested by the National Business Group on Health for employers who want to use comparative effectiveness research (CER) in their health plan and program design. It is based on research funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Jun 20, 2011
A Guide for Employers: Using Comparative Effectiveness Research - Treatments for Knee Osteoarthritis
Provides actions suggested by the National Business Group on Health for employers who want to use comparative effectiveness research (CER) in their health plan and program design. It is based on research funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Jun 1, 2011

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