Decoding Medical Mystery Terms this Health Literacy Month

Farmington, CT (October 16, 2017) – It’s time for your annual doctor’s appointment and you’re feeling a bit nervous. The doctor is friendly enough, but half the time you’re not sure what he’s talking about. Sound familiar? If so, you’re not the only one. The CDC reports that individuals with low health literacy are more likely to visit an emergency …

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Defying the Substance Use Disorder Odds

While a pregnancy announcement is generally a joyous moment, Sara’s* multidisciplinary Care Managers got the baby blues before she could even start dreaming up nursery designs. They were deeply concerned when they learned the 30-year old Medicaid member was a struggling addict and not only expecting, but expecting twins. Her pregnancy was going to be far from normal. She was …

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On.Demand Real-life Support for Diabetes can Save Real Lives

What causes high blood sugar? Which activities can lower it? People living with diabetes face these questions on a daily basis and have to determine how to keep their blood sugar levels within a healthy range. Since many living with the disease do not have sufficient knowledge on how to self-manage the condition, the costs associated with diabetes continue to …

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Real-Life Solutions to Helping Foster Care Families

There are over 427,000 children in foster care in the United States1. Envolve PeopleCareTM is working to bring stability to foster children through partnership with states to redesign and improve the systems that serve children in foster care. In other words, Envolve PeopleCare offers the vital support for those who need it most. This was the assistance Carrie* offered to …

Tobacco Secondhand Smoke

The Consequences of Gary’s Secondhand Tobacco Smoke

Smoking costs the United States billions each year. In healthcare alone, $170 billion is spent on medical expenses1. Although the number of smokers has declined, tobacco industries are vamping up advertising efforts by $25 million a day to try and keep smokers hooked and to draw in new customers – leaving health care companies to clean up the pieces1. Nearly …

Real-Time Solutions for Diabetes Maangement

Rejuvenating the Approach to Diabetes Management

Farmington, CT (February 22, 2017) – According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), more than 29 million U.S. adults live with diabetes, and 25% of them are undiagnosed. Approximately 86 million U.S. adults have prediabetes and 90% of those individuals aren’t aware. With such a large portion of our population affected by the same disease, adjustments need to be made …

Email Subject Testing

A or B: What Envolve PeopleCare is Finding in Our Testing

Farmington, CT (November 30, 2016) – Now that we’ve recently discussed the importance of testing your communications and best practices, we’d like to share some of what Envolve PeopleCare has been finding in our own A|B testing efforts. Envolve PeopleCare’s goal is to engage every single one of our members in order to enhance their wellbeing—but, as we’ve mentioned, having …