Since HealthPartners began meeting with minority populations to better understand barriers to preventive screenings, the health organization was able to increase colon cancer screening rates among minority populations from 43 percent in 2009 to 67 percent today. From the meetings, HealthPartners learned that patients were avoiding screenings because of worries about missing work or finding transportationRead more »
A $6 million PCORI grant is helping the HealthPartners Institute kick off the next phase of a long-term blood pressure study. The grant will support new research and provide patients with devices that track blood pressure from home and send vitals to providers.
HealthPartner’s prescription shopping tool shows what a member will pay out-of-pocket and what the health plan will pay for medications at nearby pharmacies. The tool will help patients control costs by indicating the most affordable treatment and where it can be acquired.
HealthPartners and Sanford Health are collaborating to offer new Medicare Cost plans to give residents in North Dakota and South Dakota more choices when selecting a Medicare health plan this fall. The new plans offer consumers a coordinated care and benefit coverage experience, along with travel benefits, routine vision and hearing exams, gym memberships and other programs toRead more »
The Hilarious World of Depression returned for its second season with guest Wil Wheaton, who has dealt with depression and anxiety as a child actor. New episodes will air every Monday along with a podcast aired on Make It OK, a campaign funded by HealthPartners which works to reduce the stigma around mental health.