This year, Empowris was recognized for its trailblazing efforts to reduce medical claims costs and lost productivity seen by employers of obese or unhealthy employees.
(PRWEB) January 29, 2014
Empowris LLC, the nation’s first marketplace of community-based weight management programs offered to employers, has been named as an Industry Innovator for 2013 by The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism (IHC).
The annual award by IHC spotlights the leading health and benefit management solution providers across the US. This year, Empowris was recognized for its trailblazing efforts to reduce medical claims costs and lost productivity seen by employers of obese or unhealthy employees. Its cost-effective solutions and unique approach earned the company a well-deserved spot on this year’s award list.
This recognition by IHC highlights the unique value proposition and key attributes of the Empowris business model, including:
- Creating a variety of choices for employees and providing access to a network of qualified weight management programs
- Delivering regular employer reporting of its employees’ active participation in their chosen program, as well as individual outcome measures
- Providing single-source monthly billing to employers to eliminate the need for managing multiple vendors
- Requiring employer payment only upon active engagement by employees
“We’re honored to be included in the 2013 award winners,” said Jim Wieland, Vice President of Business Development at Empowris. “We’re in good company, amongst the ranks of other industry innovators dedicated to helping employers and employees to better manage their health and financial obligations.”
To learn more about Empowris and its broad range of corporate solutions, please email info(at)empowris(dot)com.
About Empowris LLC
Empowris offers a new approach to corporate health and wellness programs - a qualified, accountable marketplace of a community's top weight management programs, designed to drive employee engagement and healthy outcomes. Through the application of best practice guidelines, Empowris ensures that employees are using programs designed for results.
Empowris was founded by its parent company HSM, Inc. in 2010. HSM is a specialty healthcare management services company providing cost management solutions to health plans, third-party administrators, health insurance, and workers’ compensation carriers. Having almost 30 years of experience in managing networks and controlling medical claims costs, HSM – in consultation with the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health – established Empowris, LLC to offer employers a targeted solution for reducing health care costs and improving employee productivity with a focus on wellness, specifically weight management.
For more information on Empowris, please visit the company website at http://www.empowris.com.