Population Health Management Strategies & Solutions | Mercer

Population Health Innovation

  • 31%

    more productivity for thriving employees 2

  • 60%

    of back surgeries are unnecessary 3

  • No. 1

    source of disability claims in the US is mental illness—with 1 in 5 adults having a behavioral health issue, often along with other health conditions 4

Why Should Population Health Solutions Be Part of Your Benefits Strategy?

When employees thrive across all dimensions of well-being, they have lower healthcare costs and are more productive. To achieve the strongest outcomes, population health solutions should address physical well-being and other dimensions, such as emotional and financial well-being, purpose and community.


You might be surprised how many of your employees struggle silently with substance abuse, mental illness or any number of “invisible” challenges to their wellness. The right population health management solutions and culture can provide tools that empower employees to take action and overcome their struggles, so they can be more engaged and productive for the company, themselves and their families.






At Mercer, we guide companies to thoughtful, innovative health management solutions that help employees and their families confidently live healthier, happier and more productive lives and help their companies save money. We do that with:


  • A team of 60+ employee well-being consultants, including MDs, RNs, PhDs, MPHs and other individuals with health-related credentials and expertise in today’s hottest topics
  • Unique partnerships with industry think tanks like HERO
  • Support from dedicated teams regarding innovation, health and benefits compliance and other related specialty practices


At Mercer, we are improving the lives of 110 million people every day and impacting the bottom line for 26,000 clients. We do this as the No.1 HR consulting firm for the 15th year in a row. Learn more about:


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Stay informed with our take on the latest news and research impacting the health and benefits arena—with insights from our respected experts and reflective thought leaders.


          1 Oliver Wyman: Patient to Consumer Revolution, 2014

          2 HERO Scorecard in Collaboration with Mercer, 2014. Results may vary

          3  Surgical Neurology International

          4 U.S. National Institute of Mental Health


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