Episode 42 – Dr. Jeffrey Durmer | FusionHealth

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Topics:

  • Sleep Health Management
  • Outcomes Based Treatment
  • Population Sleep Health Solutions
  • Performance Improvement
  • Neuroscience of Sleep
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Insomnia
  • Sleep Apnea

In this episode, Michael introduces you to Dr. Jeffrey Durmer, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer for FusionHealth. Join us as we discuss how FusionHealth’s practical sleep applications improve the health and well-being of employees and ultimately help employers manage their healthcare costs.

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

  • Dr. Drumer’s healthcare experience and what lead him to co-found FusionHealth
  • How Dr. Durmer integrated the clinical and science aspects of sleep
  • The most common sleep conditions and how they impact individuals
  • Sleep as a process and why it is fundamental to our overall health
  • How sleep conditions compare to disease and the differences between sleep disorders and sleep problems
  • For every 1,000 individuals in an employer population about 40% have a sleep disorder or issue but only 5% may actually be getting treated
  • How sleep duration, quality and time impact individual performance and ability to function
  • How sleep problems impact individuals who are already diagnosed with chronic conditions
  • How Fusion Health provides the employer with data on their population that identifies sleep conditions, chronic disease associated with sleep conditions and the current cost PEPM
  • How FusionHealth applies neuroscience onto a mobile application platform that provides individuals with tools that lead to personalized sleep profiles and care plans
  • What the Fusion Health program includes for the consumer
  • How the ability to monitor real time data leads to better care and an improved consumer experience
  • The efficiencies and cost savings of remote sleep care compared to a clinical setting
  • FusionHealth’s value based pricing model
  • Qualitative outcomes of the individuals that engage with FusionHealth
  • FusionHealth’s website and contact information https://www.fusionhealth.com/

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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