CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--()--Dossia, a leading Health Management System provider, today announced that Healthy Achievers, Inc., a Boon Group company since 2010, has selected the Dossia Health Management System to serve as the platform for the organization’s extensive integrated wellness programs. Healthy Achievers’ wellness programs focus on proactively meeting clients emerging health needs with a multitude of online tools, wellness resources and educational programs. The Dossia Health Management System will enable Healthy Achievers to more effectively deliver and track these programs.
“The Boon Group has a long and distinguished reputation of delivering high impact and highly effective programs”
Healthy Achievers provides integrated wellness programs to employee populations that can be used to motivate employees to improve personal health and wellness and reduce employer healthcare costs. With the Dossia Health Management System, Healthy Achievers will be better prepared to target specific demographic populations with personalized messaging, incentives, and gamified programs to enable long-term behavior change among employees, thereby decreasing healthcare spending for employers.
“After carefully considering the many needs of our clients and their employees, we realized we needed a robust healthcare portal which enabled employees to track their health and wellness information,” said Paul Elsass, Wellness Business Development Manager for Healthy Achievers. “Dossia allows for the upload of biometric data directly into an employee’s account and creates aggregated reports for employees at any given time. Furthermore, Dossia provides employees with an online HRA, ability to track immunizations and medications, educational resources on a variety of healthcare topics, fitness challenges and the ability to import fitness information from mobile devices.”
Healthy Achievers supplies organizations and their employee populations with the tools necessary to control and reduce healthcare costs while improving employee health and quality of life through education and training. Dossia’s system will allow for seamless integration into Healthy Achievers existing programs, thereby enabling Healthy Achievers to better provide targeted messaging and tools to clients’ employee populations.
“The Boon Group has a long and distinguished reputation of delivering high impact and highly effective programs,” said Michael Critelli, Dossia CEO. “We are very pleased to have been chosen to help Healthy Achievers deliver the next generation of wellness programs that focus on proactively addressing employees’ needs, thereby more effectively enabling long-term positive behavior change.”
The Dossia Health Management System enables both employers and third party administrators to successfully implement a value based benefit model, customized to their employee population. This includes delivering large-scale incentive programs to enable long-term behavior change, while also providing the tools necessary for patients to become partners in their health and care to increase the efficacy of treatment for employees and ensure that they are getting the highest value healthcare possible.
Dossia is a non-profit organization consisting of several large U.S. employers who have united under a common vision: to empower their employees to make smarter more informed decisions about their healthcare. Through Dossia, they will leverage their combined influence to break down barriers to health information, which will help drive consumer-initiated change. The Dossia Founders group includes AT&T, Applied Materials, BP America, Cardinal Health, Intel, NantWorks, Pitney Bowes, Sanofi, Vanguard Health Systems and Walmart.
About Healthy Achievers, Inc.
Healthy Achievers, Inc. was founded in 1992 and continues to grow and expand its services and capabilities to meet the needs of corporations and their employees integrating worksite health screenings, immunizations, fitness and wellness services, and integrated educational programs. Healthy Achievers was awarded the Core Accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based healthcare accrediting organization. URAC establishes quality standards for the healthcare industry and is widely recognized in the field and by federal and state government agencies as a measure of an organization’s quality.
In 2010, Healthy Achievers became a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boon Group, Inc., a full service employee benefits company specializing in the design, implementation, and administration of cost-effective fringe benefit plans for local, state and federal government contractors. Founded in 1982, The Boon Group® has evolved into a national enterprise, becoming the industry leader in providing benefit solutions for government and commercial employers with hourly associates.
The Boon Group, Inc. is the parent holding company of The Boon Insurance Agency, Inc., Boon Administrative Services, Inc., Boon Insurance Management Services, L.P., Boon Investment Group, Inc., Health & Welfare Benefit Systems, Inc. and Healthy Achievers, Inc.