Peoples Health Honors Champion George Dunbar at Saints Home Game
October 13, 2017
The Peoples Health Champions Program honored George Dunbar, its first Champion of the 2017-2018 NFL football season, on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, during the New Orleans Saints game against the New England Patriots. A Peoples Health Champion is someone who has done something extraordinary after age 65 and who proves that excellence is achieved through […]
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Peoples Health, Highest-Rated Medicare Advantage Plans in Louisiana for 2018
October 11, 2017
Great news for people with Medicare in Louisiana: Peoples Health plans are rated 4.5 out of 5 stars for 2018. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) increased its rating, making Peoples Health plans the highest-rated Medicare Advantage plans in Louisiana. CMS uses a star rating system to measure how well Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans perform […]
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Ward Off the Flu With a Single Vaccine
September 18, 2017
Dr. Brent Wallis, Peoples Health market medical director, joined anchor Nancy Parker on the FOX 8 morning show to talk about the importance of getting an annual flu shot and to shatter common myths about the flu.
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Peoples Health Featured on Biz New Orleans
August 18, 2017
Biz Minute, the Biz New Orleans video blog, featured Peoples Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Frank Deus on Aug. 18 sharing valuable information about the importance of advance care planning.
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Talking Sports Injury Prevention
Orthopedic surgeon and Peoples Health network provider Dr. William Junius joined anchor Nancy Parker on the FOX 8 morning show to share tips on ways to protect the body during exercise and why exercise is important to good health.
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Opioid Overuse and Dependency: A Widespread Concern
July 21, 2017
Opioid abuse is not only a national epidemic; it’s a local one, too. Peoples Health Market Medical Director Dr. Brent Wallis joined the Fox 8 morning show on Friday, July 21, to discuss the epidemic, including how to recognize signs of dependency and find available resources.
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Peoples Health Celebrates National Volunteer Week
April 25, 2017
Celebrated from April 23 through April 29, 2017, National Volunteer Week is a chance to thank those who contribute their time and talents to worthwhile causes in the community. Peoples Health values volunteerism on both a company-wide and individual level.
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Simple Ways to Promote Bone Health
April 21, 2017
On April 21, Peoples Health network provider Dr. William Junius stopped by WVUE to discuss bone health. To protect against future fractures, Junius recommends eating a balanced diet, performing moderate weight-bearing exercises, and making sure to get enough calcium and vitamin D. To learn more, watch the full interview below.
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Peoples Health Study Featured in Industry-Leading Publication
April 13, 2017
Barbara Guerard D.Sc., MBA, senior vice president of health services for Peoples Health, spearheaded the study “Chronic Conditions and Self-Reported Health in a Medicare Advantage Plan Population,” which was published in the April edition of Population Health Management.
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The Peoples Health Medical Management Model
April 4, 2017
Peoples Health President and CEO Warren Murrell penned an article titled “How Peoples Health Changed its Model and Mindset to Serve Seniors.” The article, published on the America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) website, discusses the concept of the Peoples Health Medical Management Model.
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