May 27, 2022
Loneliness is associated with worsening health-related quality of life, increased mortality, higher risk for a variety of physical and mental health conditions, and other poor health outcomes. While loneliness is typically applied to seniors, it can apply at any age. Michelle Bentzien-Purrington, SVP, Senior Vice President, MLTSS, Molina Healthcare and Cindy Jordan, Co-founder & CEO of PYX Health, share strategies and best practices tied to reducing the impact of loneliness on Medicare and Medicaid populations.
This episode is sponsored by PYX Health
Founded pre-pandemic, Pyx Health is the first proven solution used to treat loneliness. The Pyx Health platform combines a friendly technology application with a call center staffed with certified, compassionate humans. We work with health insurers who have demonstrated improving loneliness improves cost (57% reduction in medical spending), health (82% improved loneliness and depression) and engagement (73% feel more connected to care teams).