Episode 17 – Dr. Glenn Hammack | Medicine At Work

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Topics:

  • Video Telemedicine
  • Onsite Health Clinic
  • Population Health Risk Management
  • Consumer engagement
  • Convenience Care
  • Cost Savings
  • Improved Patient Experience
  • Aligned Incentives

 

In this episode, Michael introduces you to Dr. Glenn Hammack, the founding President of NuPhysicia and its subsidiary Medicine At Work. NuPhysicia is a spinout company from the University of Texas, where Dr. Hammack served as Assistant Vice President for the University of Texas Medical Branch and founding Executive Director of their Electronic Health Network, developing and managing their telemedicine programs. Join us as we discuss how Medicine At Work brings a turnkey onsite health clinic solution to middle market employer groups.

 

Here’s a glance at what we discuss in this episode:

  • Dr. Hammack’s versatile experience in healthcare and how he launched Medicine At Work
  • How Dr. Hammack leveraged electronic health records and telemedicine in a capitated care environment to improve quality and lower costs for the Texas State Prison system
  • Why the lack of incentives for prevention drives higher healthcare costs
  • Why Medicine At Work has a 60-70% greater employee engagement in the compared to the traditional wellness initiatives
  • Understanding the difference between traditional onsite health clinics for employers compared to the Medicine At Work Model
  • How Medicine At Work’s model eliminates some of the cost barriers that would prevent most middle market employers from considering an onsite clinic
  • How Medicine At Work’s innovative video technology and examination scopes allow the provider to consult with the employee and conduct examinations as if they were in person
  • How Medicine at Work builds and staffs the clinic and type of care they are able to administer and deliver
  • Techniques that Medicine At Work uses to help to manage an employer’s population health risk
  • How Medicine At Work partners with the employer to create communication and engagement strategies that drive significant utilization and ROI
  • How Medicine At Work promotes and educates employees on an employer’s health plans and the resources available to them
  • Medicine At Work’s fee structure and what size employers are eligible for their service
  • Medicine At Work’s robust monthly key performance indicator reports and ad hoc reports available to employers
  • How Medicine At Works obtains gaps in care information to steer employees towards health compliance
  • Medicine At Work’s website: http://medicineatwork.net/

About the Host, Michael Menerey

Michael Menerey is a Senior Vice President and Benefits Consultant with one of the largest Employee Benefits Brokerage & Consulting firms in the country. He is a partner in the Employee Benefits Practice and works in the Los Angeles office.

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