Darla Dernovsek, marketing consultant
Darla Dernovsek became a marketing consultant to The Alliance in 2018 after serving as The Alliance’s marketing communications manager for five years.
Dernovsek has more than 30 years’ experience in communications, public relations and marketing. From 1992 until joining The Alliance, Dernovsek owned her own freelance marketing and writing business to provide marketing consulting and writing for health-care related entities and credit union organizations. Earlier, she was the director of public relations for Rockford Memorial Hospital and city editor for the Beloit Daily News.
Dernovsek graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism.
Deductibles are increasing; employees are being asked to pay more; and employers' health plan costs are still rising faster than the consumer price index (CPI).
It's too soon to know whether the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its 40 percent excise tax will be a comedy or a tragedy for U.S. employers.
Just four to five years ago, telemedicine was only recommended to employers who were very large or had a highly rural workforce, according to Cynthia "C.J." Marks, Area Vice President and Market Leader at Teladoc.
A new consumer group is driving the future of health care, Jean Hippert said at The Alliance Learning Circle on The Changing Health Care Consumer on July 16 at Monona Terrace in Madison.
As a self-funded employer concerned by the rising cost of health benefits, what should you know about telemedicine?
Young or old, rich or poor, we’re all at risk when health care strays from science.
Dr. Otis Webb Brawley, chief medical and scientific officer of the American Cancer Society, shared examples of how health care has gone astray and what can be done to transform it at The Alliance Annual Seminar on May 19 at the Monona Terrace in Madison.
Are your employees wishing for access to telemedicine? Consider these perspectives from two young employees at The Alliance. One Alliance staff member was not able to use telemedicine, but
wished she had the option.
Employers can use tools and tactics to address the high cost of specialty medications while still delivering their benefits to employees and family members.
Amid the constant change churning the health care marketplace, employers have the opportunity to use value-based tactics to get more for their health benefits, including pharmaceutical spending that is currently the biggest driver of rising health care costs.
Employers face complex rules for reporting on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and meeting the requirements of the Mental Health Parity and Additional Equity Act of 2008 (MHPAEA), according to John Barlament, an attorney and partner in the Employee Benefits Group at Quarles & Brady, LLP.