Healthcare

Deloitte Senior Manager Joins HBG as COO

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(NEW YORK, New York. November 17, 2017) Jason Hansen has spent nine years helping organizations tackle strategic challenges and drive efficiencies in operations and finance. Hansen transitioned this month from his role as senior manager at the consulting arm of Deloitte to assume the role of Chief Operating Officer at Healthy Business Group (HBG). HBG, a workforce health and well-being solution provider, brought in Hansen to help steer the firm’s operations. During his time at Deloitte, Hansen has been advising large entities on strategic planning, business process evaluation and automation, and analyses that have resulted in savings and efficiencies.... Read More

Sloan Kettering Veteran Joins Healthy Business Group as Chief Medical Officer

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Healthy Business Group (HBG) announced the addition of Dr. Kristen Beyer as its Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Beyer joined HBG after five years as a clinical bone marrow transplant specialist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She will lead the company’s Health Innovation Team and serve as a patient-centric “human hub” to connect employers and employees to resources that would best serve their health and wellness needs. HBG, a workforce health-improvement solution provider, formed its Health Innovation Team to keep up with rapidly emerging technologies and solutions in healthcare.... Read More

HBG Partners with 2nd.MD

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2nd.MD goes by the motto “The best doctors in the world available by video in 3 days”. They are a major disrupter in the health care industry, as we know it today. They provide a telehealth platform combining treatment support with expert opinions from doctors at elite institutions. 2nd.MD’s effortless concierge approach connects members with the right specialists from top institutions like Mayo Clinic, Harvard and John’s Hopkins. This is virtual, expert decision support for difficult, complex conditions: a new diagnosis, possible surgery, worsening of a chronic disease or change in medication.   2nd.MD provides unbiased, direct video-based consultations with experts in conditions from renowned institutions.  All from the comfort of your own home in just a couple of days. According to 2nd.MD, theses Virtual Centers of Excellence yield some staggering results: 73% of treatment plans have been improved, 1 in 3 surgeries are being voluntarily cancelled by the member and 34% of consults result in an expert suggesting an alternative diagnosis. This next phase of consumerism is bringing us higher quality care, improved safety, less waste, unprecedented access to elite specialists and a much more confident consumer.... Read More

Article: How Companies Invest in Financial Wellness

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In between panting through pushups at your cubicle, you need not hear the oft-repeated stats about physical wellness in the workplace. What’s more, you may be required to take those bothersome surveys by your insurer, tweaking your weight and blood pressure numbers the way some folks get creative with their taxes. Or perhaps you’re a convert, believing that the healthier you get, the more productive and happy you become at work and the fewer sick days you take. And employers, who certainly love that return on investment, are increasingly turning their attention to an investment of another kind: financial wellness. “Over 80 percent of U.S. employers offer some type of wellness program,” says Laura Putnam, author of “Workplace Wellness That Works” and founder and CEO of Motion Infusion in San Francisco. “Financial wellness, which is closely connected to productivity, sleep and stress, is one of the biggest trends that we’re seeing now in workplace wellness.” Read More... Read More