April 12, 2007
Gordian Health Solutions and New Hampshire Local Government Center Sign 3-Year Partnership for Population Health Management Program
Gordian Health Solutions and the New Hampshire Local Government Center (NHLGC) today announced a three-year agreement to provide Gordian's population health management programs to NHLGC's 42,000 members. Gordian is an industry leader and innovator in population health management and now serves 75 customers representing more than 2.3 million employees nationwide. Gordian's customers primarily include employers, health plans and government entities.
"Gordian is honored to partner with New Hampshire Local Government Center to offer a variety of programs that encourage wellness and support healthier lifestyles and behaviors," said Phillip D. Suiter, president and chief executive officer of Gordian. "In partnership with Gordian, NHLGC is offering expanded programs such as increased health coaching services, providing a more comprehensive program to their membership."
Scott Weden, risk and health manager at NHLGC, said, "With implementation of year four of our "Slice of Life" program, Gordian and NHLGC are providing members with individual health coaching, individualized action plans, a long term approach to becoming healthy, and rewards for participation in programming." He added, "In working with Gordian, we have found that offering incentives for participation in programs has increased the number of members participating, and encouraged healthy behaviors."
NHLGC members that qualify for health coaching are now eligible for Gordian's Lifestyle Coaching & Chronic Condition Coaching programs, including menopause management and smoking cessation with nicotine replacement therapy. For the first time, NHLGC is offering Gordian's online health program, MYeDOC to its members. In addition to Gordian services, NHLGC members also receive $300 in annual reimbursements towards gym memberships, one-on-one health education, and smoking cessation programs.
About New Hampshire Local Government Center
New Hampshire Local Government Center (NHLGC), located in Concord, NH, is home to the New Hampshire Municipal Association, HealthTrust, Property-Liability Trust and Workers' Compensation Trust. Governed by an active board of directors comprised of local municipal, school and county representatives, the NHLGC provides programs and services that strengthen the ability of New Hampshire municipalities, schools and county governments to serve the public. Legal support, legislative advocacy, training programs and risk management services are a few examples of NHLGC offerings. The NHLGC also publishes a variety of educational and informational materials. For more information about NHLCG, visit www.nhlgc.org.
About Gordian Health Solutions, Inc.
Gordian is a leading national population health management company based in Nashville, TN. The company offers a comprehensive suite of products and services, such as population health risk analysis, telephonic lifestyle and chronic condition coaching, online products, health education hotlines, onsite health education and fitness center management. Gordian works with employers, health plans and government entities to identify, control and manage health risk factors and their associated costs. Through targeted and tailored programs, and sophisticated informatics and reporting capabilities, Gordian works with clients to measure program progress and cost savings. For more information about Gordian Health Solutions, visit www.gordian-health.com.