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An interactive data visualization tool designed to help you build healthcare strategies based on the unique needs of your workforce.

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As the world evolves to meet the challenges of today, employers and the healthcare system are under immense financial pressure, causing current healthcare delivery models to come under serious scrutiny.

Fortunately, the healthcare system is acting swiftly to address these challenges, creating a unique opportunity for organizations to reevaluate the way they approach healthcare planning.

Rethink how healthcare is delivered

We can help you navigate the rapidly changing healthcare landscape by helping you steer care to the highest quality and most efficient providers at a local market level.

Through an innovative and interactive healthcare data modeling program, we created Scout. Scout provides you with a visual analysis of potential solutions based on employee demographics and geography that informs their analysis of opportunities and development of healthcare delivery plans. The power of this new capability lies in the ability to filter through population demographics and market-level information to identify areas that can help you improve quality, cost and patient experience.

Being able to see quality metrics and our members' utilization really brings home the need for improvement."

Large Manufacturer

Here’s how it works

You can rely on our experts and Scout’s data visualization to help you build customized healthcare delivery strategies through data-driven analysis.

Visualize and model alternative network solutions

to show availability and network structure based on client footprint.

Map employer populations dynamically

to show hospitals and centers of excellence in the U.S., incorporating Quantros national inpatient quality and regional inpatient costs through Healthcare Bluebook.

Evaluate healthcare options efficiently

based on social determinants of health factors at the 5-digit zip code level.

Key features

Explore comprehensive employee demographics

The foundation of any project is data. The local market analytic and demographics framework provides the insights needed to lead the health care delivery conversation including an interactive look at detailed employee demographics for various population segments, including age, gender, plan enrollment and salary.

Leverage qualitative network data

Scout provides plan sponsors with a visual analysis of potential network solutions based on employee demographics and geography that informs their analysis of health care solutions and development of health care delivery strategy.

Visualize quality healthcare

Quality and cost are the key metrics in all health care delivery strategies, from network to centers of excellence (COE) to direct contracting. Our exclusive relationship with Quantros/Healthcare Bluebook is key to evaluating potential solutions. WTW has combined AHA hospital data, vendor COE designations, quality, and cost for every hospital in the United States to create a unique view of the delivery system.

Understand the impact of Social Determinants of Health

Maps specific health factor and health outcome measures weighted based on client census at the 5-digit zip code level based on data from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Make informed decisions using local market-level data

Evaluate cost drivers at the local market level to help identify opportunities for improvement.

What you can expect from us

Our experts build customized healthcare delivery strategies utilizing our Scout tools based on your unique needs. Deliverables may include:

  • Employer demographic profiles, including location, age distributions, plan and tier structure and employee groups.
  • Employer footprint mapped to all major carrier network solutions, including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Centivo, Cigna, Employer Health Network, Imagine Health, Kaiser and UnitedHealthcare.
  • Qualitative data for alternative network solutions, including network match, network breadth, major hospital exclusions and potential savings compared to broad network solutions.
  • Overview of Centers of Excellence solutions available in your markets including AccessHope, Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Carrum, Cigna, SMS, SurgeryPlus, Transcarent and UnitedHealthcare.
  • Custom market-level evaluation of employer’s current healthcare delivery environment combined with our expert market analysis and recommendations on healthcare delivery. This includes health plan and carrier offerings, assessment of market dynamics, solutions to drive efficiencies, cost containment recommendations and a strategic healthcare delivery roadmap.

It's time to reimagine your healthcare strategy

Healthcare needs and resources differ dramatically by demographics and geography. With Scout, you can customize your healthcare delivery solutions based on these factors to build customized strategies that meet the diverse needs of your employees. Ready to transform your healthcare strategy? Fill in your details to speak to one of our healthcare delivery experts.

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Willis Towers Watson Scout Factsheet PDF .3 MB
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