Health Systems

Health at home with Stacie Ruth

Coproducing Health at Home

Insights on connecting patients and providers by extending beyond traditional care During a recent virtual summit, one concept was central to each keynote presentation: coproducing health at home. Welldoc hosted the event in partnership with TytoCareand Zipline to discuss trends in digital health and more. Dr. Vivian Lee (Verily), Dr. Robert Huckman (Harvard Business School), and Stacie Ruth (Best Buy Health) were fantastic keynote speakers. Here …

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Round table discussion with Keith Reynolds, Welldoc

Drones, Devices, and Digital Health: 4 Virtual Summit Takeaways

Discussing emerging trends in healthcare with industry leaders and innovators In partnership with TytoCare and Zipline, Welldoc hosted a virtual summit in early March to discuss trends in digital health and more. The summit included keynote presentations from Dr. Vivian Lee (Verily), Dr. Robert Huckman (Harvard Business School), and Stacie Ruth (Best Buy Health). Attendees listened to additional industry conversations with Marc Harrison(Intermountain), Keller Rinaudo (Zipline), David Bardan (TytoCare), …

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Case Study: Taking Diabetes Self-Management to the Next Level

The BlueStar® Diabetes Platform Takes Patient Self-Management to the Next Level Type 2 diabetes disproportionately affects vulnerable populations, and poor management increases the risk of premature death, according to studies. Health systems need new tools for patients to access care remotely so they can improve self-management and impact health outcomes. One of the country’s largest safety …

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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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Provider with cardiometabolic chronic care patient

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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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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Christina Skinner, registered Dietitian at Benefis

I Love Seeing People’s Lives Being Changed

Christina Skinner is a Registered Dietitian at Benefis Health System in Montana who works with patients with diabetes every day. Benefis Health System offers BlueStar® to their population, and according to Christina, the benefits have been amazing. “I feel like it’s definitely a great resource for our patients to have everything in one place so …

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Deb Bjorsness, coordinator at Benefis Health Systems

Montana DCES Testimonial

Deb Bjorsness is a Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at Benefis Health System in Montana who has worked in the field for over 30 years. Benefis Health System offers BlueStar® to their population and works with Montana’s Diabetes Digital Learning Health Network to prioritize technology. “Let’s offer our clients a solution that helps encourage blood …

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