August 8, 2011
Unified Advantage - Interactive Disease Management
Many employers are unaware of the impact that a successful disease management program can have on their group health plan. A component of the Unified Wellness Program is interactive disease management. By engaging all parties in the decision making process, members are empowered to make informed and smarter decisions about their healthcare. How it works – Unified seamlessly and securely provides nightly data feeds to the ActiveHealth ManagementSM CareEngine System. ® Medical and Prescription drug claims on all covered lives are captured by the CareEngine which looks for opportunities for improved care. The disease management nurses provide clinical support for “high-risk” members who have chronic and complex conditions. ActiveHealth nurse counselors provide comprehensive one-on-one support and skills training for identified individuals with one of 41 chronic conditions encompassing categories such as: Vascular, Renal, Cancer, Gastrointestinal and others. The Disease Management program also targets certain pediatric conditions. By engaging the member, physician, and nurse, all parties are actively involved in healthcare process.