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Scout

An interactive data visualization tool designed to help you build health care plans based on the unique needs of your workforce.

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

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

Rethink how health care is delivered

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

Through an innovative and interactive health care data modeling program, Willis Towers Watson 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 health care 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 health care delivery plans through data-driven analysis.

Visualize and model network solutions

to show availability based on client footprint

Map employer populations dynamically

to show hospitals and centers of excellence in the U.S., incorporating Quantros health care analytics

Evaluate health care options efficiently

based on social determinants of health factors

Key features


Explore comprehensive employee demographics


An interactive look at detailed employee demographics for various population segments, including age, gender, plan enrollment and salary.

Leverage qualitative network data


Health systems and COEs are mapped for the employee population, incorporating Quantros quality metrics and a filter to drill down to overall hospital care or by condition for further analysis.

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

Willis Towers Watson health care delivery experts build customized Scout programs based on the unique needs of each client. Scout program 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, BCBS, Centivo, Cigna, Imagine Health, Kaiser and UnitedHealthcare.
  • Qualitative data for network solutions, including network match, network breadth, major hospital exclusions and potential savings.
  • Custom market-level evaluation of employer’s current health care delivery environment combined with Willis Towers Watson’s expert market analysis and recommendations on health care delivery. This includes health plan and carrier offerings, assessment of market dynamics, solutions to drive efficiencies, cost containment recommendations and a strategic health care delivery roadmap.

It's time to reimagine your health care strategy

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

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Willis Towers Watson Scout Factsheet PDF .9 MB


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