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Consumers Expand Their Definition of Well-Being to Include Food-As-Medicine

Health Populi

Viewing food-as-medicine is going mainstream for health consumers, who look beyond the “medicine” in that phrase toward a broader concept of personal well-being. This is the theme of a new report from the FMI Foundation called The Power of Health and Well-Being in Food Retail.

The Link Between Wellness & Wealth Is Powerful for Everyone – and Especially Women

Health Populi

the link between wellness and wealth, money and health, is strong and common across people, young and old. But the impacts of money on health, well-being, and life choices varies across the ages, based on a study from Lively , a company that builds platforms for health savings accounts.

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IKEA Garners the Top Health & Wellness Award at Cannes Lions 2019 – the Expanding Health/Care Ecosystem

Health Populi

Shaheed also led the Health & Wellness jury at Cannes Lions 2019, the mission of which is to, in the words of the award’s portal, “celebrate creativity for personal wellbeing.” So back to the Grand Prix award for Health & Wellness.

Emerging employee wellness trends for 2020

Mobi Health News

Employee engagement is a vital part in determining the success of a company's wellness program, and there are four trends to look for next year

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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 Link Between Wellness & Wealth Is Powerful for Everyone – and Especially Women

Health Populi

the link between wellness and wealth, money and health, is strong and common across people, young and old. But the impacts of money on health, well-being, and life choices varies across the ages, based on a study from Lively , a company that builds platforms for health savings accounts.

How a Razor Bolsters Health, Wellness and Love for Caregiving

Health Populi

The post How a Razor Bolsters Health, Wellness and Love for Caregiving appeared first on HealthPopuli.com. The market for caregiving is growing and the business community has, finally, begun to pay attention.

The New Employer Wellness Lens Includes Mental Health, Telehealth and Women’s Health

Health Populi

Four in five medium, large and jumbo companies expect their spending on health and wellness programs will increase over the next three years. The post The New Employer Wellness Lens Includes Mental Health, Telehealth and Women’s Health appeared first on HealthPopuli.com.

Pain relief health tech startup Oska Wellness lands $5.5M

Mobi Health News

The new money will be put towards sales, marketing and distribution efforts. It will also be used to help develop the company's product line

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Annual Wellness Visit: Opportunity Lost Times 3?

Healthcare IT Today

The concept of the annual wellness visit is the classic “no-brainer” – one of the rare instances in which a concept is favorably received by all parties without any negative consequences. The following is a guest blog post by Spencer Kubo, Chief Medical Officer at CareCognitics.

How well-designed tech can help medical professionals avoid burnout

Mobi Health News

Right now, technology is diminishing clinician and patient experience. It could and should be improving them

Canadian wellness incentive app Carrot Rewards shuts its doors

Mobi Health News

The service's million-plus registered users will retain any reward points processed prior to the shutdown

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American Well, Stanford physicians to share lessons learned from Apple Heart Study at HIMSS

Mobi Health News

American Well General Manager for Strategic Solutions Dr. Jeff Kosowsky and Stanford Associate Professor of Medicine Dr. Mintu Turakhia will talk lessons learned from the Apple Heart Study next month at HIMSS20.

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Apple, Aetna collaborating on new Watch-driven wellness rewards program

Mobi Health News

The Attain program will combine members' health record data with activity tracking to offer personalized goals, with rewards that include the Apple Watch itself

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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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UnitedHealthcare offering Apple Watches to employee wellness plan members

Mobi Health News

First announced in March, the program allows participants to pay off the device's cost by meeting daily fitness goals.

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American Well launches new acute care telemedicine cart for virtual specialist care

Mobi Health News

The American Well 760 Cart will be able to run on American Well's software or an existing Cisco infrastructure.

Tech to Help Enhance Your Health and Overall Well-Being

Electronic Health Reporter

It is crucial that you work to improve your health and overall well-being on a regular basis. The article Tech to Help Enhance Your Health and Overall Well-Being appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. However, as a busy man, you may not necessarily have the ability to track everything and keep up […].

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Personalized wellness company Arivale shuts down consumer operations

Mobi Health News

The fate of the company's recently-announced research partnerships is unclear

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Cleveland Clinic, American Well launch new joint venture called The Clinic

Mobi Health News

The new system will allow users to access Cleveland Clinic proivders while tapping into American Well's telehealth system.

American Well acquires Aligned Telehealth to flesh out its behavioral health, telepsychiatry capabilities

Mobi Health News

The acquisition also gives American Well access to a handful of major provider and payer customers

John Hancock incentivizes members with Vitality wellness program

Mobi Health News

John Hancock will expand its Vitality offerings so that all members will have access to Vitality Go or Vitality Plus.

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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.

Akili Interactive: Digital pediatric ADHD therapeutic performs well with or without accompanying stimulant therapy

Mobi Health News

Topline data released today by the digital therapeutics company also suggest that its FDA approval-pending treatment continued to deliver benefits with continued use

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Two-Thirds of Americans Say Healthcare Doesn’t Work Well, in RealClear Politics Poll

Health Populi

Fully two-thirds of Americans say the health care system isn’t work well, at best; at worst, the system is broken, needing an entirely new approach, shown in the poll’s data in the second chart. Only 4% of people say American health care is “working well.”

UnitedHealthcare adds Apple Watch to Motion employee wellness program

Mobi Health News

UnitedHealthcare has added a new wearable to its Motion employee wellness program. Starting in July, in addition to the Fitbit, Garmin, and Samsung devices, employees in the program will be able to use Apple Watches

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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's new video app to integrate with Epic's EHR

Mobi Health News

Aviliable within Epic's App Orchard, the app lets patients schedule and access virtual visits.

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Epic adds American Well telehealth app to its App Orchard

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Well Telehealth app is now available in Epic's App Orchard, offering clinicians the ability do video visits and virtual consults within the electronic health record.

Philips adds American Well telemedicine into uGrow baby-tracking app

Mobi Health News

Telemedicine company American Well and health technology company Royal Philips anounced back in January that they would partner to integrate American Well's virtual care capabilites into Philips' consumer and professional digital health products.

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.

Blockchain technology to expand in Hawaii following Timicoin, First Vitals Health and Wellness partnership

Mobi Health News

Timicoin and First Vitals Health and Wellness plan will use blockchain to aggregate data from EHRs in Hawaii.

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Startup highlighting local wellness events, services closes funding round, partners with MINDBODY

Mobi Health News

Fitt provides health and fitness coverage or recommendations for 31 cities, and is looking to move into class registrations and bookings as well

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Meta-analysis: Robopets can reduce loneliness, increase wellness among seniors who engage with them

Mobi Health News

Data from 19 studies suggest emotional benefits for those living in homes, but stress that the simulated pets won't be accepted by every senior

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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 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.

Analog wellness is so 2019. In 2020 technical wellness will be the thing.

Lloyd Price

Analog wellness is so 2019. In the year 2020, which still sounds like the distant future, technical wellness will be the thing. Once upon a time, one could jump in the bath or sniff some lavender oil and call it wellness.

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Enhancing Student Wellness through School-Based Telemedicine

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

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.”

HIStalk Interviews Al Lewis, Workplace Wellness Skeptic

HIStalk Interviews

Alfred Lewis, JD is an author of several healthcare outcomes. Interviews

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Study: Wellness programs show limited clinical results

FierceHealthIT

A new study published in JAMA shows that there is little evidence that employee wellness programs are in fact improving employee health and productivity

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