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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.

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.

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

AIA and Singtel collaborate to drive wellness in Singapore

Mobi Health News

AIA, the largest public listed pan-Asian life insurance group and Singtel, the largest mobile network operator in Singapore, yesterday announced a partnership to promote consumer wellness.

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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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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.

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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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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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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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.

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.

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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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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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.

Google Cloud exec talks timing, regulation challenges, as well as, opportunities for its move into health

Mobi Health News

Joseph J. Corkery, director, Product Management, Healthcare & Life Sciences at Google Cloud discussed Google's moves into healthcare during the Enterprise Insights Series Event (in partnership with Google Cloud and Rock Health) earlier this week.

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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“Telehealth is a digital distribution channel for health care” – catching up with Roy Schoenberg, President and CEO of American Well

Health Populi

Ten years ago, two brothers, physicians both, started up a telemedicine company called American Well. chat with Roy Schoenberg, American Well President and CEO. The company works with virtually every major payer-player, and 45 Blue Cross Blue Shield plans as well.

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

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.”

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.

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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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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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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Decluttering Works for Healthcare Meetings as Well!

HealthStream

Think about what you can do to clear meeting clutter. It not only saves some trees, but helps to make meetings, like those of a Credentials Committee, much more productive

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Fitbit expands upon health, wellness partnerships, announces expanded support for Solera DPPs

Mobi Health News

Executives of the wearable maker gave a breakdown yesterday of the thousands of ongoing projects with clinical, research and employer business partners

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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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B-Secur gets €4.7M to develop ECG algorithms for security as well as health

Mobi Health News

The company's technology could be incorporated into steering wheels, wearables and more

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People Want to Flourish, Not Just Live – Speaking Health Politics to Real People

Health Populi

The context for the question was that the 1948 World Health Organization definition of health — that health is, “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”– was not so useful in the 21st century.

Intent, Insiders/Outsiders and Insights — Disney Institute’s Women’s Leadership Summit

Health Populi

Disney challenged her, in that move to Australia, to manage the entire portfolio of businesses well beyond her “vertical expertise.” How to run a horizontal team with seven businesses she didn’t know as well as the folks on the ground who ran them?

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.

Digital employee wellness service Spring Health brings in $6M

Mobi Health News

Spring Health, a digital wellness platform that connects employees to mental healthcare resources, has scooped up $6 million in seed funding, bringing the company’s total amount raised to $8 million.

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Pilot study: Akili's digital ADHD therapy feasible, well liked by autistic children, parents

Mobi Health News

The study's 19 young participants stuck to their regimens, and along with their parents said that they would be open to continuing treatment sessions.

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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.

American Well debuts next-gen telemedicine cart, partners with Netsmart on opioid addiction counseling

Mobi Health News

The company's new 250 cart connects providers to specialists anywhere, not just within their own system

Great Hospital CIOs Must Offer “Wow” Service Desks That Are Well Above Industry Standards

Phoenix Health Systems

Christopher Longhurst, the CIO at UC San Diego Health, understands the extraordinary value of IT service support especially well, in part because he is also a physician. Empathy and listening well.

A Portal’s Contribution to Your Company’s Financial Wellness

Health Portal Solutions

Financial wellness is a buzz word often used to describe an individual’s financial health – how well one is earning money and saving it. However, financial wellness is also a key metric for healthcare payers.

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Planned Parenthood rolls out chatbot to answer teens' sexual health, wellness questions

Mobi Health News

The new chatbot, called Roo, was designed to help teen girls between the ages of 13 to 17

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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.

CMS inks remote monitoring plan, John Hancock incentivizes wellness and other Q4 payer news

Mobi Health News

Also: UnitedHealthcare's "Motion" incentive program expands to include Apple Watches and Cigna teams up with Happify Health and Prevail.

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Loneliness, Public Policy and AI – Lessons From the UK For the US

Health Populi

Maneesh goes well beyond tracking steps and heart rate: for example, air quality in his immediate environment. [On He wears many devices at once, putting the techs to his tests, and figuring out just what works well, and for whom.