medZERO Insights. Mercer published an update to its “Inside Employees’ Minds” study which focuses on understanding the root causes of high turnover and how employees’ needs and wants have shifted over the past year
People delay getting the care that they need for a wide variety of reasons—but whatever their reasoning, rising rates of deferred care is both a symptom and a cause of a struggling system.
Healthcare benefits are incredibly important to American employees, as a staggering 49% of workers receive healthcare through their employer. But there’s a wide variety of the types of healthcare that employers offer their workers.
Anyone who’s ever lived paycheck to paycheck knows the effect that chronic financial stress can have on your life: increased anxiety, loss of focus, inability to sleep, and even physical pain.
There’s no doubt that the relationship between the employee and employer is evolving quickly. The question now is: what do high-quality employees prioritize, and what strategies will attract and retain the cream of the crop?
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) have been around for a while, but more recently, people have begun to rethink the optimal way to use them. Because, done right, an HSA can be a lot more than just another way for you to cover your healthcare expenses.
Access to affordable, high quality healthcare is something that many Americans take for granted. The disparities in our healthcare system can be hard to see, but health inequity is all around us.
The Social Determinants of Health are defined as “the conditions in the environments where people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks.” And they play a larger role in healthcare outcomes than you might realize.
The U.S. is in the midst of a growing mental health crisis, and it has never been harder for Americans to pay for care.
PORTLAND, Ore. — medZERO, a fintech company that enables on-demand, automatic, interest-free payment for out-of-pocket healthcare expenses, has added six health and benefits business leaders to their advisory board. These professionals will consult on company and product strategy and will assist in making valuable connections to expand access to medZERO. New advisory board members include: Michael Cochran – Cochran has decades of experience leading international employee benefits and wellness, and has designed effective strategies that have improved employee health and productivity and managed risk and expense. He is a former head of benefits at Microsoft, Expedia, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and former principal at Mercer. Majd El-Azma – El-Azma is a finance, sales, and health plan leader who served as president and CEO of LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon. He currently advises leaders in a myriad of industries. Kathy Harris – Harris is accomplished in investment banking, M&A, corporate development, and private equity, including serving as EVP of Corporate Development for Sharecare, a digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place. Brad Lawson – Lawson has extensive experience leading business development and strategy for many national health and information companies, including WebMD, StayWell, and Interactive Health. Currently, Lawson is CEO at Fern Health, a digital pain management solution. Tre’ McCalister – A wellness, work-life, and health strategist, McCalister is former global benefits leader at Dell and a former consultant and Central Market practice leader at Mercer. Ginny Proestakes – a health benefits expert,
PORTLAND, Ore.– Savage is one of the most recent companies to offer medZERO’s innovative benefit to its more than 4,000 Team Members.
LG Electronics’ North American Innovation Center (LG NOVA) picked medZERO as one of the “Selected 20” startups advancing to the next stage of its Mission for the Future global challenge competition. The honor comes with $100,000 to help fund a collaboration for the next round of the competition.
medZERO was one of five companies selected by the Meta Lab challenge last month, a prestigious competition sponsored by the Carolina Fintech Hub and MassChallenge.
medZERO continues to sign up innovative companies wanting to offer expanded benefits to attract and retain employees in competitive market
In the race to retain employees in a competitive market, medZERO’s innovative app-based healthcare funding solution is an increasingly attractive add-on benefit for employers.
medZERO added two partners, Solera National Bank and Loan Pro, who will enable the startup to rapidly expand its innovative app-based solution offering a smarter way to access and pay for healthcare.
CEOCFO Magazine is a weekly publication that features in-depth interviews with many of today’s top corporate executives, and this week includes an interview with medZERO CEO and co-founder Craig Froude.
medZERO’s inclusion in LG’s Mission for the Future global challenge was recently written up in our hometown paper, The Portland Tribune.
LG’s innovation center has selected the first 50 companies for its Mission for the Future global challenge competition, including medZERO.
LG Electronics selected medZERO as one of its “First 50” startups for its large-scale Mission for the Future competition targeting new developments within the areas of Connected Health, Energizing Mobility, Smart Lifestyle, The Metaverse and Innovation for Impact.