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Good Coffee + Engaging Design + Banking = Financial Wellness

Health Populi

Financial stress breeds ill health, and financial wellness feeds into wellness and vitality. The post Good Coffee + Engaging Design + Banking = Financial Wellness appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

The True Costs of Diabetes Go Well Beyond the Wallet

Health Populi

Diabetes impacts peoples’ leisure-time activities — that would be “fun” — as well, with nearly one-half of PwD having to miss a planned outing or other personal event due to diabetes.

Re-Tweeting Sanofi’s Tweet: Inclusion Matters for Health, Wellness, and the Body Politic

Health Populi

The post Re-Tweeting Sanofi’s Tweet: Inclusion Matters for Health, Wellness, and the Body Politic appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

Enhancing Student Wellness through School-Based Telemedicine

Telehealth Blog

The targeted programs – behavioral health, obesity reduction and prevention, and oral health – were designed to enhance the clinical and educational services offered by using telehealth to provide on-the-spot care as well as distance education.”

Care, wellness robotics company Embodied collects $22M

Mobi Health News

Pasadena, California-based Embodied announced today it has raised $22 million in Series A funding to support its AI and robotics platforms for improved care and wellness.

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Employee wellness platforms Virgin Pulse, RedBrick Health to merge

Mobi Health News

This morning, the employee wellness and health engagement platforms Virgin Pulse and RedBrick Health announced that they are merging under the Virgin Pulse name.

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American Well scores $290, with possibility of more to come

Mobi Health News

Boston-based telemedicine giant American Well has recently filed an SEC document revealing that the company raised $290 million in funding. According to the document, which was filed on June 29, the company is looking to raise up to $314.7 million within this funding round.

UnitedHealthcare, Fitbit, and Castlight share secrets to workplace wellness success

Mobi Health News

Employee wellness is not a new idea, but new ideas from digital health companies like Castlight Health and Fitbit, as well as incumbents like UnitedHealthcare, are reimagining and reinvigorating the space

American Well acquires Avizia, plans to expand acute care services

Mobi Health News

This morning telehealth company American Well announced that it will be acquiring fellow telemedicine company Avizia in late Q2 for an undisclosed sum.

Amazon rumored to start Alexa-focused 'health & wellness' team

Mobi Health News

After Amazon inked a deal with JP Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway to focus on employee health in January, it was clear the tech giant would be investigating the healthcare arena

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American Well scores $290M, with possibility of more to come

Mobi Health News

Boston-based telemedicine giant American Well has recently filed an SEC document revealing that the company raised $290 million in funding. According to the document, which was filed on June 29, the company is looking to raise up to $314.7 million within this funding round.

What HPS Employees Say About Our Online Wellness Programs

Health Portal Solutions

HPS sees the value of our plug-and-play wellness programs so much that we provide these benefits to our own employees! HPS’ solutions for wellness , healthcare advocacy , and telemedicine easily plug into our portal and are priced at wholesale prices.

Smart Phone Sign – A Measure of Well-Being and Suitability for Discharge

33 Charts

They wanted to know if a patient’s use of a smartphone during the initial clinical assessment by a surgeon could be used as a marker for well-being and suitability for discharge. Smart phone use as a surrogate for wellness is underutilized.

American Well to Acquire Avizia

Healthcare Informatics

Telehealth provider American Well has agreed to acquire Avizia, a provider of telehealth services in hospital settings

Nimblr integrates with Alexa, Maryland Medical studies new senior wellness app, and more digital health briefs

Mobi Health News

It’s bilingual. Miami-based CareCloud, maker of care management platform Breeze, has just added a new Spanish version, called Breeze en Español. The new version will allow customers to book, check-in and out of appointments, and pay for bills in Spanish

American Well Client Forum Recap

American Well Blog

American Well is still coming down off a terrific week in beautiful, albeit not-so-sunny San Diego (it rained most of the time, but that didn’t stop us from having a blast!), In every story there were clear benefits to the patients and caregivers, as well as the physicians and hospitals.

Health-Care tech for seniors – not well served by the Wall Street Journal

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Skip the tech – listen to the experts interviewed – first robots. The good news – this week’s Health Care Technology supplement transcended the limits of doctors and hospitals – and dabbled in the dilemmas of elder care – included technology to assist those with dementia and mitigate loneliness.

As Medical Cost Trend Remains Flat, Patients Face Growing Health Consumer Financial Stress

Health Populi

These organizations collect data on consumers which can be used to better coordinate care, as well as, if married to practical artificial intelligence, predict health needs in advance of disease onset.

American Well engineering team highlighted on VentureFizz

American Well Blog

This week we announced the appointment of longtime American Well technology executive Jon Freshman to Chief Technology Officer. American Well Engineers Seamlessly Advance Telehealth. Freshman joined American Well in 2007, tackling web and mobile development.

American Well to shine HIMSS18 spotlight on partners as it slides into connector role

Mobi Health News

But American Well co-CEO Ido Schoenberg says that the telehealth company is pointing that spotlight elsewhere At the HIMSS global conference, technology companies tend to use the gathering as an excuse to show off the latest features and advancements of their platform.

Food as Medicine Update: Danone Goes B-Corp, Once Upon a Farm Garners Garner, and Livongo Buys Retrofit

Health Populi

Danone recently divested its portfolio of any business that didn’t speak to health or some adjacency to wellness. Several years ago, the parent Danone has doubled-down on the mission of making people healthier, and is strategically focused on sustainability, health and wellness.

pairSEQ breaks down another barrier to fixing, well, everything.

Import Immunity

Here’s how: Take a sample and distribute it randomly across N (we used 96) wells. Amplify the alpha and beta chains within each well, just as we’d do for traditional immunosequencing. Now, say we’ve found alpha sequence A in wells A1, B5 and E3. Just add more wells.

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How Walmart Could Bolster Healthcare in the Community

Health Populi

The company that defined Big Box stores in their infancy grew in healthcare, health and wellness over the past two decades, pioneering the $4 generic prescription back in 2006. Walmart has been a health/care destination for many years.

A Front Row Seat for the Future of Technology-Enabled Health and Wellness

The cHealth Blog

At last year’s Symposium, we announced the merger, to establish “the singular leadership event focused on the future of technology-enabled health and wellness. And, the list of exhibitors is long as well, and we’re very excited to see this growing marketplace.

Survey: More workplaces are expanding definition of wellness programs

FierceHealthIT

The new survey from the National Business Group on Health and Fidelity shows well-being and financial health top employers' lists

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The Healthiest Communities Are Built on Education, Good Food, Mindfulness, and the Power of Love

Health Populi

Pedro’s life work as a sociologist has been in education’s role for enriching peoples’ lives, and how schools are influenced by social and economic conditions as well as by demographic trends in local, regional and global contexts.

Consumers Shop Food for Health, But Cost Is a Barrier to Healthy Eating

Health Populi

Registered dietitians and nutritionists, personal healthcare professionals, wellness coaches and reading scientific studies rank at the top as trusted sources of healthy food information.

American Well partners recognized as “top” healthcare leaders

American Well Blog

American Well is proud to say that three of our clients, Intermountain Healthcare, CVS Health, Cleveland Clinic, have been recognized for their outstanding work in improving life at sustainable costs.

A medical charter to address physician burnout, promote wellness

FierceHealthIT

The charter on physician well-being was created by the Collaborative for Healing in Medicine, a group of leading medical centers and organizations, and was published in JAMA With more than half of U.S. doctors experiencing burnout, a number of leading medical organizations have created a medical charter to help address the problem.

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When Buying a Pair of Jeans Competes With Filling a Prescription at CVS in Target

Health Populi

Target focused on another under-served and fast-growing market of people who can well use clothing that’s easy to take on and off, more comfortable and live-able, at an accessible price-point. Stories about three fashion brands have me thinking about women and their health economics.

The U.S. is a Nation in Pain – America’s Life Expectancy Fell Again in 2016

Health Populi

wars since 1950, according to Pain in the Nation Update from the Well Being Trust and Trust for America’s Health. The Well Being Trust is a non-profit organization devoted to peoples’ social, spiritual, and mental wellness.

Intermountain Healthcare Joins the American Well Family

American Well Blog

This week Intermountain Healthcare officially joined the American Well network as our newest health system partner. It will provide 24/7 on-demand care to all 750,000 members of Intermountain’s health plan as well as its approximately 34,000 employees, many of whom belong to the plan. Partnering with American Well is the next logical step in extending its reach system wide. The post Intermountain Healthcare Joins the American Well Family appeared first on American Well.

Next Generation ACO Model Bodes Well for Telemedicine Reimbursement

American Well Blog

By Kofi Jones, VP of Government Affairs, American Well. This may be just what telehealth advocates have been waiting for – a clear demonstration of the value of telehealth in FFS Medicare, which bodes well for provider reimbursement for telehealth visits.

American Well Receives NCQA Certification with a Score of 100%

American Well Blog

American Well is pleased to share that our affiliate national telehealth network of providers, Online Care Group, just received certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for physician credentialing, with a perfect score of 100 percent! By Sarah Natoli.

Introducing American Well’s Telehealth Index: 2015 Consumer Survey

American Well Blog

American Well has published a new eBook – the first in our Telehealth Index series. We ran a nationally projectable survey with Harris Poll in December 2014 to answer some questions about telehealth, including: Are consumers ready get healthcare through video visits with physicians?

Why Boston? An Interview with American Well Co-Founder Dr. Ido Schoenberg

American Well Blog

If you’ve heard of American Well, you know we are a Boston-based digital health company and a leader in the telehealth space. Q: In just a few words – why Boston as the corporate headquarters for American Well?

The Healthiest Communities Are Built on Education, Good Food, Mindfulness, and the Power of Love

Health Populi

Pedro’s life work as a sociologist has been in education’s role for enriching peoples’ lives, and how schools are influenced by social and economic conditions as well as by demographic trends in local, regional and global contexts.

How Taking Care of Your Health Boosts Savings Accounts

Health Populi

All well-and-good, but healthcare providers largely lack the tools to help health consumers sort out their personal healthcare costs. It will cost about $275,000 for a couple retiring in the U.S.

The Healthiest Communities Are Built on Education, Good Food, Mindfulness, and the Power of Love

Health Populi

Pedro’s life work as a sociologist has been in education’s role for enriching peoples’ lives, and how schools are influenced by social and economic conditions as well as by demographic trends in local, regional and global contexts.

The Healthiest Communities Are Built on Education, Good Food, Mindfulness, and the Power of Love

Health Populi

Pedro’s life work as a sociologist has been in education’s role for enriching peoples’ lives, and how schools are influenced by social and economic conditions as well as by demographic trends in local, regional and global contexts.