Government & Public Health Programs
Pharmacy Benefit Management
How will your organization transform to deliver greater value? We help implement process improvements, increase innovation and prepare for the future.
Innovative services and solutions to help your organization deliver coordinated, quality care and improved financial performance.
Government & Public Health Programs
How will you balance competing priorities and manage member volume? We help you adapt to the unexpected requirements the future may bring.
Pharmacy Benefit Management
Services include regulatory compliance solutions, clinical management programs, business intelligence systems and implementation advice.
Engage with our business and technology experts for strategic solutions that address the full scope of healthcare issues today, from compliance through integrated health management.
Cognizant’s Healthcare Business Consulting services address the industry trends and market forces that are driving business and IT spend—from rethinking new business models to optimizing operations and enabling technology innovation.Cognizant Health TranZform™
Deliver consumer‑centric care leveraging digital communications.
Cognizant offers solutions specific to the challenges of Healthcare organizations. Browse the pages below to learn more.
The Internet of Things: An Excellent Prognosis for Medical Device Makers
By taking advantage of the Internet of Things (IoT), medical device manufacturers can focus squarely and consistently on the customer, rather than the device itself; monitor the performance and track the use of their products in real time; and operate within an automated, integrated environment that closes the gap between users, device makers, and technology providers.
m-Health: Engaging Patients at Every Touchpoint
Today, people want fast, easy and secure access to their health records, from wherever they may be and from whatever device they choose. Electronic health records (EHR) can alleviate this issue, and encourage proactive, preventive care, all within a robust, integrated, interoperable, and inclusive health system that serves the best interests of patients, physician practices, hospitals, public health, and the population at large.
The Work Ahead: Moving Healthcare Organizations into the Digital Age
For healthcare payers and providers, the digital revolution offers a powerful prescription for transforming an industry value chain in need of drastic modernization. In this installment of our Work Ahead research series, we look at the way forward to the future of work for healthcare.
Three Engagement Models for Embracing Digital in Life Sciences
Life sciences organizations must weigh their options for digital transformation. Here's an evaluative guide, with pros and cons and selection criteria, to three engagement models where digital innovation is either IT-centric, business-centric or managed by a 'new entity'.
The Second Coming of Age
Millennials have gotten more attention, but aging baby boomers represent a vast opportunity for marketers at consumer goods and other companies. Based largely on research by ReD Associates, our collaborative paper explores how you can effectively address boomers' changing roles, lifestyle shifts, major purchase patterns, and other behaviors and characteristics.
The Work Ahead: Mastering the Digital Economy
The Work Ahead is a research series providing insight and guidance on how business – and jobs – must evolve in an economy of algorithms, automation and AI.
Promotional References: Assembling Relevance, Ensuring Compliance, Avoiding Unnecessary Spend
Life sciences companies can avoid unnecessary risks and common sources of cost escalation by optimizing and centralizing the management of their promotional material references.
Ensuring Patient Safety & Beyond
ISO standards for identification of medical products (IDMP) are set to require pharmaceuticals companies to comply with medicinal identification standards. We explain how to get started and navigate a smooth IDMP transition.
The New CIO Mandate in Life Sciences
To lead digital transformation, CIOs at pharmaceutical and medical device companies need to adopt new workstyles and mindsets, including C-level relationship-building and the ability to both catalyze innovation and find the talent to execute on it.
In-Product Marketing: A Game-Changer for Customer-Minded Companies
In-product marketing programs are delivered directly to a customer's device or software application. Using an in-product marketing framework, software providers and players in several other industries can leverage the intrinsic value of products and customers, deepen their insights, and increase customer conversion and retention.
A leading blues plan was preparing for Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) participation in several states and on the federal exchange. Cognizant was engaged to assist with organization change management and contingency planning efforts.
A centralized PMO was established to manage HIX functional projects and provide ongoing advisory services including:
To compete in the emerging ACO marketplace, a leading health system comprised of multiple hospitals, research centers and thousands of providers had begun to make risk-based contracts, pilot population-based care delivery programs and planning for exchange products. Cognizant and the health system partnered to determine a technology and business strategy including:
A national health insurance plan with more than 30 million members across the U.S. was under a corporate mandate to reduce medical management costs within the next fiscal year. The health plan’s clinical talent hiring and retention costs were high and it also faced considerable challenges in staffing for care management. The health plan needed a comprehensive strategy for addressing MLR regulations and compliance.
Cognizant developed a complete solution for handling the client’s commercial utilization management (UM) claims from pilot to roll-out. Our accredited and U.S. licensed clinical teams remotely accessed the client’s platform from multiple offshore operations centers and provided a full slate of UM services.
A leading hospital needed to determine the impact of ICD-10 transformation on their financial outlays; to identify any gaps in their program plan and understand potential risks that could impact overall ICD-10 transition. Cognizant was engaged to conduct an in-depth evaluation of the impact of ICD-10 on corporate finance and revenue cycle management functional areas, including: