Health Predictions Webinar Recap

We recently brought two leading health strategists – Jeff Margolis, chairman and CEO of Welltok and Tom Main, managing director of the Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Center – together to discuss and debate how the rise of the consumer will impact the future health market.

By Welltok Marketing

Disruption Does Not Define Success

Our very own Jeff Margolis, chairman and CEO of Welltok, provided the keynote address “Disruption Does Not Define Success” at the 2014 Connected Health Symposium in Boston this year.

By Welltok Marketing

Welltok Raises $25M More, Takes Aim at $2.7T Healthcare Industry

You’ve got a fitness tracker on your wrist and a phone loaded with health apps in your pocket. You know all about the latest technology that can help you stay—or get—in shape, and you’re pretty sure you know all the names of the biggest startups (and giant companies like Nike) trying to sell you new apps or gadgets.

By Welltok Marketing

The 411 on CaféWell Concierge powered by Watson

This week, we are in the heart of NYC’s Silicon Alley at the IBM Watson at Scale Event, debuting the early adopter version of CaféWell Concierge powered by IBM Watson.

By Welltok Marketing

CMS Expands Medicare Rewards - Adds Key Tool to Drive Behavior Change

The recent changes to Medicare Advantage (MA) plans released by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in the final MA and Part D Rule are now in full effect – giving MA plans more flexibility to offer rewards and incentives to its recipients partcipating in wellness programs.

By Michael Dermer

Stepping it Up: 5 Million Steps and Counting

Meet Barb. Barb is one of our dedicated and enthusiastic CaféWell members. At 55, this insurance director is not slowing down!

By Welltok Marketing

What’s wrong with the employer health care system?

Matt Halle, senior vice president of sales at Welltok, explains why the employer healthcare system is in need of a tune-up. Click the image below to see the full video on Benefits TV:

By Welltok Marketing

Health Optimization Index 2014

Consumers struggle to achieve health goals on their own, according to a survey conducted by Welltok, Inc., creator of the CaféWell Health Optimization Platform.

By Welltok Marketing

GuideWell Insight Lounge with Jeff Margolis

Live from MediFuture 2024, Jeff Margolis shares his thoughts on health optimization, the new healthcare consumer and the future of healthcare in an interview from the GuideWell Insight Lounge.

By Welltok Marketing

Are you optimizing your health?

You can achieve optimal health regardless of demographics, available benefits or health status.

By Welltok Marketing

Webinar: Why Personalization is Key to Driving Consumer Engagement & Retention

As healthcare evolves to a more consumer-centric model, population health managers are under extreme pressure to engage with their members on an individual level.

By Welltok Marketing

Activating Medicaid Members

The Affordable Care Act is making a big impact on the Medicaid market by introducing new competition to the playing field, changing payment models and placing a greater emphasis on preventive care.

By Welltok Marketing

Racing to the Moon

HealthAmerica members walked a combined 450,000+ miles (enough miles to make it to the moon and back!). What would it take you to walk to the moon?

By Welltok Marketing

Healthy Coloradan

This month, Welltok's CaféWell graced the cover of the Healthy Coloradan, a rising health and wellness publication based in Colorado.

By Welltok Marketing

Why Payers Are Seeking More Consumer “Likes”

It’s no secret that payers are not well liked among consumers. In fact, recent data shows that only seven percent of consumers trust their health plan, only slightly better than the likes of oil and tobacco companies.

By Scott Rotermund

Integration the Key to Google Fit and HealthKit’s Success?

Welltok’s Scott Rotermund explains that what we really need from Google Fit and HealthKit is an integrated approach that not only collects data, but also meshes with the current healthcare ecosystem.

By Scott Rotermund

Can Video Make You Healthier? We Think So.

According to comScore, people in the U.S. watch 1.2 billion videos online every day.

By Welltok Marketing

What is Welltok?

Welltok’s CMO Michelle Snyder sat down with Pat Salber, Host of The Doctor Weighs In at the 2014 Digital Health Summit to give her a crash course in Welltok and Health Optimization.

By Welltok Marketing

Coming soon: Caféwell Concierge

What do you get when you leverage IBM Watson’s cognitive computing capabilities and Welltok’s Health Optimization Platform?

CaféWell Concierge powered by IBM Watson.

By Welltok Marketing

Fast Five: Greatist

“Optimal health is the place where a person feels truly their happiest, physically and emotionally” – Derek Flanzraich, CEO & Founder, Greatist

By Welltok Marketing

Wellness Incentives Save UnitedHealthCare Millions

According to a recent FierceHealthPayer article - the U.S healthcare system could prevent 80 percent of all heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes and up to 40 percent of all cancer by getting people to eat better, exercise more and stop smoking.

By Welltok Marketing

Is Google poised to take on health -- again?

This week, Google Fit made its debut at the Google I/O conference – joining Apple and Samsung as another tech giant entering into overwhelming healthcare.

By Scott Rotermund

AHIP Institute 2014: The Year of the Consumer

The perfect conditions to discuss the future of healthcare: a comfortable 70 degrees in Seattle, a great coffee store on every corner and some of the most innovative healthcare companies (including our clients & partners) - all in one place!

By Michelle Snyder

Welltok Seattle Moving into New Digs

Less than six weeks ago, Welltok made headlines with the acquisition of Mindbloom – the innovative mobile health experts behind popular, top-rated apps including Bloom, LifeGame and Juice.

By Travis McElfresh

The Power of Community

Welltok is proud to work with Aetna Innovation Labs and the National Kidney Foundation to launch a pilot program aimed at supporting members with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).

By Welltok Marketing

Sneak Peek: HxRefactored

IBM Watson and Welltok are partnering together to apply cognitive computing technologies to consumer health. This year at HxRefactored, attendees will learn how IBM Watson processes large volumes of data to intelligently provide individualized action plans and continuously learns and refines solutions.

By Welltok Marketing

What do airlines, coffee shops and health plans have in common?

Rewards for healthy behaviors have been growing at leaps and bounds as a way to reduce healthcare costs for several years.

By Michael Dermer

The Science Behind Behavior Change

What motivates and stimulates behavior change? Learn about the theories and techniques behind consumers’ health choices from leading Behavioral Science expert, Eric Hekler Ph.D. from his presentation at the 2014 Health Optimization Summit.

By Eric Heckler

Putting Prevention in Place

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was created to improve the delivery and access of healthcare. Now that over 7.1 million Americans have enrolled under the ACA, what's next?

By Robin Schepper

Making the Case for Incentives

Consumers should be rewarded for healthy behaviors, according to a new infographic that makes the case for incentive driven healthcare.

By Welltok Marketing