Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013
FusionHealth, the leading provider of innovative cloud-based solutions that change the way businesses think about health management, today announced that it will be presenting at the Midwest Business Group Health Learning Network in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Jeff Durmer, FusionHealth’s Chief Medical Officer will present the latest findings on the association of poor or unhealthy sleep with obesity at the “Chronic Condition: Reducing Co-Morbidities through Effective Weight Management Programs” session.
“We are pleased to have an expert in the science of poor sleep such as Dr. Jeff Durmer present his insight into this overlooked, yet critical obesity risk factor,” shared Cheryl Larson Vice President, Midwest Business Group on Health. “Obesity continues to be the number one health issue that our employer members’ struggle to control. It’s incredible to think that something as simple, yet critical as sleep might be the missing link.”
“Its been well documented that unmanaged sleep disorders can contribute to life-threatening chronic diseases, including obesity," stated Sigurjon Kristjansson, Co-Founder and CEO of FusionHealth. “We believe that dependable, cloud-based technology can be used to integrate preventive medicine solutions for improved personal wellness."
“The fusion of medical expertise and technology used to create our unique i.AIM® Platform delivers a comprehensive industry solution that integrates care for the millions of patients requiring treatment worldwide. It’s one platform for medical, financial and health outcomes that drives long-term adherence to effective medical therapies.”
FusionHealth®, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, specializes in technology-enabled integrated care management solutions for companies seeking to reduce health-related costs. The company’s SaaS-based delivery model provides its client companies with access to its global platform technology enabling them to integrate preventive medicine with personal wellness and employee engagement in a way that changes lives and improves their bottom line performance. For more information, visit http://www.fusionhealth.com.
About Midwest Business Group on Health
The Midwest Business Group on Health (MBGH) is a non-profit, Chicago-based 501(c)(3) business coalition comprised primarily of human resource and health benefit professionals along with other health care stakeholders from over 115 large public and private organizations. Members represent over 4 million lives and spend more than $4 billion on health care benefits on an annual basis.
MBGH was founded in 1980 by a small group of large Midwest employers to help them obtain more value from their health care benefit dollars. Today, MBGH serves as one of the nation’s leading employer-focused coalitions and is a recognized leader in offering education, research and community-based activities that increase the value of health benefits and health care services. MBGH is a founding member of the National Business Coalition on Health.