The ShiftShapers Podcast

In this conversation, we talk about what you need to look for in your practice and how to keep a high touch environment while using technology to take the burden of every-increasing client demands for higher levels of customer services off your support staff. Julian is a Regional Vice President of the National Association of Health Underwriters and spends a great deal of time talking with benefit advisors who share the same common needs: being able to find time to build their practices while delivering world-class customer service without breaking the bank.

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In this wide-ranging discussion, we cover how taking ownership of client problems may lead you to saving money, and when it makes sense to implement onsite clinics and pharmacies and how that may impact the pharma and medical spend. We also talk about how Russ has created a proprietary physician network and what it did for their firm, as well as how they discover “at-risk” employees and what conditions they find most prevalent within a given population.

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Al joins us to share his interesting journey that started at Harvard Law School and led him to creating Quizzify. In this interesting and engaging conversation, we discuss the current health care literacy issues and Al’s unique approach to solving those problems. We cover how Quizzify integrates with companies’ wellness programs and what those employer conversations look like.

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Join us to discover why Rick believes that “transparency” is the new “throw away word” in the benefits arena and what “fiduciary level transparency” is.  We also discuss the distinction between data warehousing and "real-time data". Rick helps us to understand how some vendors game plans and what plans and plan sponsors can stop those practices that add unnecessary cost and complexity - all in an effort to drive down costs.

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