In attempting to control healthcare costs, improve health and seek better utilization of healthcare services by their employees, one key area of focus by employers needs to be health literacy. It’s clear that poor health literacy is a strong indicator of health care costs. Here are some statistics:
Tom Chamberlain, PharmD, the Founder and CEO of EdLogics joined Gregg Masters and me on PopHealth Week to discuss their platform and how it works to improve Health Literacy and engagement.
From their marketing materials:
EdLogics is an education-based consumer engagement company that provides innovative health education and learning management solutions to employers, health plans, healthcare providers, and government entities. Through interactive game-based learning, multimedia educational programs, innovative gamification strategies, and rewards for educational achievement, EdLogics is transforming the way consumers learn about health. The EdLogics Platform makes learning fun and engaging, measures learning comprehension, improves health literacy, and empowers consumers to take greater responsibility for managing their health.
You can learn more about their platform via this video (http://www.edlogics.com/overview/)and listen to the interview on PopHealth Week below:
For full disclosure, I am an advisor to EdLogics.
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