Chronic Conditions

Insights into Chronic Conditions

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: 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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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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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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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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6 Tenets of Digital Health

We released a new whitepaper – Digital Health: Now and Next – that outlines a framework to clearly delineate digital health solutions that are grounded in clinical evidence and categorized as SaMD (software as a medical device).  These solutions are very different from commercially available consumer wellness apps, which can include anything from sleep trackers …

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Taking Diabetes Self-Management to the Next Level