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Acuity Spotlight: Dr. Joseph Mignogna, Chief Medical Officer

The Acuity Spotlight is our way of highlighting some of the incredibly talented individuals that we’re lucky enough to have on our team. At Acuity, we value diversity and inclusion and focus our attention on bringing candidates who have a wide range of backgrounds and experiences onboard. Our mission is to build enduring relationships that […]

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Predictive Health Analytics in the Workplace: Observation, Prediction, and Control

“Knowledge is Power, Power provides Information; Information leads to Education, Education breeds Wisdom; Wisdom is Liberation.” – Israelmore Ayivor Who hasn’t watched world-class cyclists aggressively competing in the Tour de France? Cycling at high speed in tight packs on winding roads, they have an uncanny ability to quickly identify opportunities to gain an edge, predict […]

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Monkeypox: What We Know So Far and Ways to Prevent Transmission

Updated June 20, 2022 As previously stated, monkeypox was first discovered in 1958 when two outbreaks of a pox-like disease occurred in colonies of monkeys kept for research, hence the name “monkeypox.” In 1970, when smallpox was nearly eradicated, the previously unrecognized orthopoxvirus named monkeypox was identified in humans. The first known human case occurred […]

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Wellness Programs: Using Healthcare Analytics to Support Employee Health

Most well-designed corporate wellness programs are successful, but we’ve all seen well-intended short-lived efforts come and go over the years. The challenge is defining “well-designed” and “successful.” This third edition will focus on practical considerations for using employee healthcare analytics in your business setting to support employee health and wellness. But first, a brief background on […]

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Predictive Health Analytics in the Workplace

“Knowledge is Power, Power provides Information; Information leads to Education, Education breeds Wisdom; Wisdom is Liberation.” – Israelmore Ayivor Tackling health analytics in the workplace can appear daunting and intimidating. It can be difficult to know where to start, what resources are needed, and what the time commitment will be – not to mention balancing […]

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How Predictive Analytics is Reshaping Workplace Health, Wellness, and Safety Planning

What is Predictive Analytics? Predictive analytics is the practice of extracting insights from data and using that information to predict trends and patterns, and inform future outcomes. As consumers, we encounter predictive analytics in many aspects of our lives. It influences various areas, from what we purchase on Amazon to what we watch on Netflix. […]

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security appoints Acuity’s Chief Medical Officer to National Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee

Acuity’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Joe Mignogna, was recently appointed to a three-year term on the National Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Acting Secretary. The National Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee is comprised of nine healthcare professional members and five professional mariners. Together they advise the Secretary of […]