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Case Study: Welldoc’s Digital Coaching Yields Real-World Results

Engaging Members Through Digital Health Platform Impacts Self-Care, ER Visits, and Healthcare Costs With approximately half of the people living with diabetes not achieving glycemic targets, the need for better self-management is urgent. Real-time support powered by technology could be key to improving daily self-care and engagement. LifeScan, a world leader in blood glucose monitoring …

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Whitepaper: 5 Digital Health Strategies to Transform Care

Embrace Digital Health With 5 Strategies to Overcome Adoption Barriers Policy support. Evidence-based efficacy. Integration of artificial intelligence. These are some of the advances fueling the transformative era of digital health. In this white paper, Moving Digital Health to the Mainstream: 5 Strategies to Transform Care, Welldoc presents the key enablers to overcome barriers to the …

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Understanding Cardiometabolic Risk in Chronic Care

Chronic care must address comorbidities, so what can providers do to mitigate cardiometabolic risk? In the past, the practice of medicine viewed metabolic diseases, such as diabetes, as distinct from cardiovascular conditions like heart disease. Patients with glucose issues would come and see specialists like myself. Whereas those with heart conditions would see a cardiologist. …

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Digital Health and Outcomes: The Payer’s Perspective

When it comes to the payor’s perspective, we owe Dr. Kenneth Snow a great deal of gratitude for his expertise and insight on digital health and outcomes. Dr. Snow is Clinical Portfolio Medical Director in the Transformation Section of CVS Health. His focus is on the advancement of the CVS Health clinical strategy to improve …

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Infographic: How Much Does the U.S. Spend on Diabetes?

It’s no secret that healthcare costs in America are soaring. Every health system, health plan, and employer needs to identify opportunities for cutting costs. Here are some facts to help demystify diabetes costs this Diabetes Awareness Month: For more content like this be sure to check out our blog, and follow us on LinkedIn and …

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Pamela’s BlueStar Experience

Pamela knows she isn’t the most tech savvy person, but she loves using BlueStar® to manage her diabetes. She tracks everything – blood glucose, blood pressure, exercise, food, weight, and sleep. One of Pamela’s favorite features is the SMART Visit Report. Her data entries are analyzed and summarized with key insights in this report. She …

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HLTH VRTL 2020 Recap: Telehealth is Having its Moment

The theme of HLTH VRTL 2020 reflected not only the new virtual format of the conference, but also the dramatic virtual shift toward telehealth. Over the 5 days of content, 24 keynotes, 10 one-on-one debate-style presentations, 30 ground-breaking announcements, and 15+ community programs, these 3 takeaways resonated throughout the event. 1. COVID-19 has Accelerated Digital …

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DTx East Recap: Digital Healthcare is a Journey, Not a Destination

DTx East looked different this year, but the insights and conversations were just as lively as ever! This was the first major virtual DTx event. While sometimes its location hinders who attends, it appeared that virtual attendees joined from all over the world. Many panels and presentations echoed the same theme: digital health solutions have …

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Gerald Takes Control of His Diabetes

When Gerald was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, he thought his life was over. The amount of new and confusing information he had to learn was overwhelming. His endocrinologist threw out words he had never heard before, like A1c and blood glucose levels. “I wouldn’t be able to enjoy the foods that I loved, the …

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