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GLP-1s or Behavior Change? Unlocking The Winning Formula for Sustainable Weight Loss

Although medications like GLP-1s offer significant promise, relying solely on them risks missing a crucial part of the battle: sustainable behavior change. In this blog, we’ll explore the strengths and limitations of GLP-1s, present the power of behavior change, and discuss why combining both is the winning formula for long-term weight management success.  GLP-1s: A […]

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Calculating the Consequences: Obesity’s Ripple Effect on Employer Chronic Care Costs

The growing prevalence of obesity in the United States, reaching nearly 42% of adults¹, has significant health and economic ramifications. This issue extends beyond individual well-being, impacting employers through rising healthcare costs, productivity losses, and absenteeism. The repercussions of obesity also reverberate across other sectors, affecting healthcare expenditures and the overall economic well-being of the nation.

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Advancing Chronic Condition Management: A Conversation with Dr. Mansur Shomali

In a recent episode of “Pophealth Perspectives,” the Population Health Learning Network engaged in a thought-provoking dialogue with Dr. Mansur Shomali, a practicing endocrinologist and Chief Medical Officer at Welldoc.  Recently, Dr. Mansur Shomali, Welldoc’s Chief Medical Officer, discussed the transformative impact of digital health on chronic condition management, patient care, and healthcare cost reduction

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Connecting Meaningful, Actionable Insights with Aggregated Data

Welldoc and Databricks unveil how their partnership unlocks the power of healthcare data and combines it with artificial intelligence (AI)-driven digital health to improve population health. Disparate data sources, limited interoperability, and security concerns within the healthcare sector’s data infrastructure create a complex environment for addressing cardiometabolic conditions.  Welldoc employs Databricks for streamlined data aggregation,

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Exploring Digital Health’s Emphasis on Long-term Health

In an insightful episode of the NCQA Inside Health Care podcast, Dr. Mansur Shomali, Chief Medical Officer at Welldoc, and Anand Iyer, Chief Analytics Officer at Welldoc, explore the potential of digital health in value-based care. The integration of digital health technologies has emerged as a pivotal force in reshaping the paradigm of value-based care.

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Testimonial: Maria’s Story

Success stories from Welldoc’s digital health app, BlueStar®*  After 32 years of working as a math teacher in Maryland, Maria decided to retire to Puerto Rico to begin a new chapter. Little did she know that this would also include a new health challenge – a diabetes diagnosis. Initially in denial, Maria then turned to

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Can Obesity Management Lower Cardiometabolic Risks? Exploring the Connection

The alarming link between obesity and cardiometabolic conditions Over the past 20 years, the prevalence of obesity increased from 30.5% to 41.9% in the United States¹. This translates to nearly 3 in every 4 adults in the US being either overweight or obese, and therefore at a significantly increased risk for cardiometabolic conditions²,³. However, effective

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Case Study: Montana Diabetes Program 

How Digital Coaching Revolutionized Cardiometabolic Management in Rural Montana Jump ahead to: Download a PDF copy Click through the interactive version Montana faces a growing crisis: diabetes rates have tripled since the 1990s, particularly among American Indian/Alaskan adults. However, rural communities often lack access to crucial Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) services, leaving many

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Four trends are transforming chronic care programs

Video: Four Trends Shifting the Chronic Care Landscape

Four Trends Shifting the Chronic Care Landscape Watch as Dr. Monique Tello, Physician, Author, and Educator, and Dan Medin, SVP of Market Solutions at Welldoc explore the trends converging to change traditional healthcare. Over recent years, it has become increasingly clear that our healthcare system must evolve. Chronic health condition numbers and costs continue to

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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR - Beyond the Walls: Integrating digital health for whole-person care

On-Demand Webinar: Beyond the Walls: Integrating digital health for whole-person care

Beyond Medication: Engagemen For years, the twin goals of health plan leaders have been the same: 1.) Improve member care 2.) Reduce costs and utilization Increasingly, digital health is recognized as the best means to reach these goals. But with more and more digital health solutions on the market, health plan leaders are left with

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