Tag Archives: humana

Humana increases connectivity among older adults for health

Humana increases connectivity among older adults for health

By Jasmine Weatherby A recent report from Older Adults Technology Services (OATS), commissioned by The Humana Foundation, shows that at least 22 million seniors in America lack internet connectivity. This number, often referred to as the digital divide, represents 42 percent of the senior population. The digital divide matters to healthcare organizations because it leaves

Healthcare Fellows: Session 4 recap

The Health Enterprises Network (HEN) Healthcare Fellows cohort continued sessions virtually in May due to the COVID-19 crisis. The session included a presentation from Cara Silletto, President and Chief Retention Officer at Crescendo Strategies, exploring how to reduce unnecessary employee turnover. Silletto discussed COVID-19 specific challenges, such as engaging new hires who are working from

Humana announces healthcare provider initiative

Humana recently announced actions designed to help provide financial and administrative relief for the healthcare provider community facing strain during the coronavirus pandemic. First, Humana is implementing simplified and expedited claims processing, in order to get reimbursement payments to providers as quickly as possible and help ease their financial concerns. In addition, the company is

Health insurance providers act fast as part of the COVID-19 solution

Health insurers have a vital role to play amid the COVID-19 crisis, as many Kentuckians are not only fearing the coronavirus, but the medical bills that may accompany it. To look at Kentucky’s response to the crisis, Medical News spoke with a few insurance providers across the commonwealth. Medical News: How is your organization adjusting

Overcoming loneliness together

By Sara Stevenson With a focus on improving health outcomes in the communities it serves, Humana is in lockstep with medical, policy and grass roots professionals addressing social determinants of health. At the forefront of Humana’s work is research and understanding of loneliness. Loneliness is the quality of relationships within a person’s network and their

HealthConomy with Ben Keeton

Health Enterprises Network and Medical News bring you HealthConomy, a podcast where the top health care leaders in the region share their stories and we explore the history of the development of healthcare businesses in the Louisville, Kentucky region. Available on Apple, Google, Stitcher and TuneIn. Episode 6: Warren Olson, UPS Many people know UPS