Resources Dylan Cyr December 27, 2022
Addressing today's healthcare challenges

Summus is dedicated to helping organizations make healthcare, and specialty care, affordable, equitable, and easy to access. 

Featured resource

The alarming cost of specialty care is a barrier to access. By focusing on high cost conditions and specialties, costs can be reduced.  Learn More

Solving today's challenges

Personalized support on cancer journeys

Cancer is a life-changing diagnosis and cancer treatments are a leading driver of healthcare costs. Holistic support can reduce stress and improve cost and quality outcomes.

Four ways to improve your HDHP

Members and employees in HDHPs are less satisfied than people in traditional plans. But there are simple steps you can take to increase member satisfaction and simplify the experience.

Fostering loyalty in Medicare Advantage

Learn the top reason for Medicare member plan disenrollment, and how saavy plans are increasing loyalty while improving multiple Star Ratings with a single initiative.

Seven ways to address Social Determinants of Health

Up to 80% of health utilization and cost is due to non-medical factors. Employers and plans can address social determinants through careful benefit design, improving outcomes and lowering costs.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

A diverse culture improves business outcomes. To attract and retain a diverse employee population, employers must develop benefits that support the healthcare needs of all employees.

Summus ROI methodology resources

As healthcare costs continue to rise and potential solutions proliferate, an honest, reliable ROI is critical to any organization.

Independently validated, refreshingly transparent

The Summus ROI methodology was validated by Milliman, a leading actuarial firm. Our process allows us to provide ROI in near real-time for our clients and we only take credit for the savings derived from the Summus program. 

ROI, simplified
Summus methodology brief
ROI case studies
Virtual care ROI: honest, reliable and replicable

Client spotlights

Notre Dame's "game-changing" health benefit
Trupanion rises to the challenge of benefits for a diverse workforce

HR leader insights

Improving employee experience on a cancer journey

Customer journey mapping techniques are used to ensure employers provide the right benefits and communications at each stage in a cancer journey.

Survey results: HR leaders respond on benefit strategy

HR and benefits leaders are managing multiple narrowly focused, condition-specific benefits solutions and actively seeking benefit consolidation opportunities.

The challenges of managing point solutions

Although point solutions have helped HR leaders build an attractive benefits package, there are challenges to offering solutions that only solve a single aspect of an employee’s health.


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