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Priority Health addresses diabetes through new product, aimed to engage employees
(Grand Rapids, Mich. - Nov. 30, 2016) The American Diabetes Association estimates that the United States spends more than $245 billion1 a year on diabetes, including the medical costs for treatment as well as losses attributed to workforce productivity.
Priority Health only health plan statewide to offer Diabetes Prevention Program as preventive benefit
(Grand Rapids, Mich. - Nov. 28, 2016) More than one million Michigan residents have diabetes, and one in three is at risk for prediabetes1.
Priority Health only health plan in Michigan, one in four nationwide, to receive accreditation for improving health outcomes, delivering value to employers
(Grand Rapids, Mich. – Sept 30, 2016) Priority Health, once again, has been nationally recognized for its employer-based wellness programs, earning Wellness and Health Promotion Accreditation from the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA).
Michael Jasperson named Priority Health East Region Vice President
Priority Health, one of Michigan's largest health plans, announced today that Michael Jasperson has been named the new East Region vice president.
A Priority Health wellness plan is proven to lower employer costs and improve employee health
(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — May 16, 2016) In a new five-year study, Priority Health has proven that its hybrid health plan featuring wellness incentives has successfully lowered employer costs and improved employee health, a win-win development for small and large business owners alike.
Priority Health challenges new runners with "My First 5k"
(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — April 22, 2016) Priority Health is the proud sponsor of the inaugural My First 5K challenge at the Borgess Run on May 8. This run challenge encourages the 98 percent of Americans that have not completed a 5K to begin their fitness journey.
Priority Health invests nearly $3 million in programs to help Michiganders avoid medication errors
(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — April 11, 2016) Each year, more than 200,000 people die from preventable medical errors, according to a U.S. News & World Report article published in 2015. To combat this statistic, Priority Health is investing in the future of health care by devoting nearly $3 million to expand its pharmacy management programs throughout Michigan. With this move, Priority Health has become the first health plan in the state to expand the program to both its Medicare and employer-sponsored health plans.
Fifth Third River Bank Run announces the Priority Health Corporate Challenge
(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.— March 9, 2016) Fifth Third Bank Run officials announced today the launch of the Priority Health Corporate Challenge, a competition designed to generate additional race excitement among local businesses and their employees, and help West Michigan businesses engage their employees int heir health through participation in one of the area's premier running events.
Seth W. Wolk, MD, MHSA joins Priority Health Board of Directors
(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — February 16, 2016) Priority Health announced the appointment of Seth W. Wolk, MD, MHSA to the Priority Health Board of Directors, effective immediately.
New year, new approach to health care: MyPriority Holistic gives health insurance shoppers options
(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Jan. 8, 2016) Priority Health is the first health plan in Michigan to offer holistic care and traditional coverage all in one plan – an excellent option for those currently using or looking to explore acupuncture or massage services in the new year.
Joan Budden named President & CEO of Priority Health
(Grand Rapids, Mich. – Dec. 7, 2015) Today, Richard C. Breon, President & CEO of Spectrum Health, the parent company of Priority Health, announced that Joan Budden was named President & CEO of Priority Health, one of Michigan's largest health plans
Priority Health CEO announces plans to retire in 2016
(Grand Rapids, Mich. – Sept. 3, 2015) Michael P. Freed, President & CEO of Priority Health and Executive Vice President of Priority Health's parent company, Spectrum Health, has announced that he plans to retire in early 2016.
Priority Health recognizes hundreds of exceptional Michigan health care practices through annual Quality Awards
(Grand Rapids, Mich. – Aug. 15, 2015) Priority Health is recognizing its network of doctors and health care practices for working together to improve health care outcomes in Michigan with its 2015 Quality Awards.
Being a savvy health care consumer pays with new PriorityRewards
(Grand Rapids, Mich. – July 23, 2015) Priority Health members are being rewarded for making informed decisions about their care.
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