) has been working toward increasing awareness among the masses
about child health. For this, the company has collaborated
with The American Academy of Pediatrics - an organization that has
60,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists
and pediatric surgical specialists.
Per the alliance, the American Academy of Pediatrics and WellPoint
will chalk out a series that will educate physicians --
specifically designed for pediatricians -- on pediatric health
issues like childhood obesity, asthma and behavioral concerns.
Moreover, the united body will emphasize on the significance of
child well visits and immunizations in this program. These
Pediatric Learning Collaboratives will be presented via webinars
for providers through 2014.
WellPoint is one of the leading health benefits companies in
America and serves nearly 68 million people through its
subsidiaries. The aforementioned collaboration is expected to
create awareness among providers and clarify queries regarding
pediatric health among individuals and thus help WellPoint improve
its efforts toward greater provider collaboration and gain clients.
In other words, this program will not only educate physicians about
child health but will also open up avenues for WellPoint to
generate additional support from the provider world, in tandem with
increased membership and revenues. The long-term growth rate for
this stock is 10.2%.
WellPoint has been actively collaborating with companies to enhance
its services. Earlier this month, it collaborated with
) to offer its affiliated health plan members an access to Dr. Dean
Ornish Program for Heart Disease. With the provision of this new
program WellPoint aims to deliver enhanced services to its members
and tap market opportunities.
WellPoint currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Some
better-ranked stocks in the healthcare sector include
). While LCA-Vision carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), Aetna
holds a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
(We are re-issuing this blog to correct an incorrect
connotation. The original article, published Friday, February 28,
2014 should no longer be relied upon.)
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