Novu Health Engagement Blog

Walking the walk: Novu’s Employee Wellness Program

Novu Health

At Novu, we spend our days creating behavior change among health plan members. In partnership with our clients, we ask members to make their health a priority by completing high-value behaviors, such as attending preventive care visits and cancer screenings....

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How do Rewards and Incentives Programs Impact Quality Ratings?

Jordan Mauer

Novu’s rewards and incentives programs (R/I programs) result in excellent engagement rates among members—but the real pay-off for plans is the bump in Quality scores, including Medicare Stars and Medicaid’s Pay-for-Performance program by improving HEDIS, HOS...

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How much is too much? 3 key insights on valuing wellness rewards

Jordan Mauer

You’ve utilized insights from consumer loyalty programs and chosen your healthy behaviors. Your wellness rewards and incentives program is well on its way—but in the midst of watching your member engagement strategy take shape, the question of “how much is too...

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Taking a page from the best loyalty programs

Jordan Mauer

Bringing consumer loyalty insights to wellness rewards and incentives programs

 

When it comes to designing your Medicare wellness rewards and incentives program, there’s no need to reinvent the wheel--take a page out of the best loyalty programs.

For many...

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Novu’s Recovery Wellness Program addresses risk of problem drinking

Ali Shirvani-Mahdavi

According to a newly published study in JAMA Psychiatry, problem drinking is widely prevalent among U.S. adults, currently affecting nearly 33 million people, most of whom have never sought treatment.

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Novu Diabetes Prevention Program Among Top CDC Diabetes Recognized Programs

Ali Shirvani-Mahdavi

We are extremely proud to announce that Novu’s Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is now part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program (DPRP). Acronyms aside, the DPRP was created to recognize wellness...

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Fairview Health Services Launches Diabetes, Smoking Clinical Pilots

Ali Shirvani-Mahdavi

Today we're excited to announced that Fairview Health Services will launch five clinical pilot programs on the Novu Platform to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of augmenting traditional care resources with digital tools, such as rewards, community,...

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Novu’s new Osteoporosis Program aims for prevention and management

Novu Health

Today, Novu announced the latest in a series of programs meant to close gaps in care for the Medicare population: The Osteoporosis Program. It’s estimated that nearly 60% of U.S. adults age 50 or older are at risk of breaking a bone due to osteoporosis, costing...

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Five Winning Wellness Incentive Strategies

Jordan Mauer

Workplace wellness programs—and the maelstrom of commentary around them—are nothing new, but new regulations have upped the ante on staying compliant and impacting the outcomes that improve health – and your bottom line. The stakes are high, as we’ve seen with...

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NFP, Leading Employee Benefits Distributor, Selects Novu as Preferred Vendor

Jim Wicka

Today, Novu announced that NFP has selected the company as a preferred vendor. Novu was selected based on the breadth, depth and return on investment its engagement platform provides to the nation’s most innovative employers and health care companies. Through...

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