Health Predictions Webinar Recap

By Welltok Marketing

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.

Disruption Does Not Define Success

By Welltok Marketing

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.

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

By Welltok Marketing

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.

The 411 on CaféWell Concierge powered by Watson

By Welltok Marketing

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.

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

By Michael Dermer

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.

Stepping it Up: 5 Million Steps and Counting

By Welltok Marketing

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

What’s wrong with the employer health care system?

By Welltok Marketing

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:

Health Optimization Index 2014

By Welltok Marketing

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

GuideWell Insight Lounge with Jeff Margolis

By Welltok Marketing

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.

Are you optimizing your health?

By Welltok Marketing

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

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

By Welltok Marketing

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.

Activating Medicaid Members

By Welltok Marketing

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.

Racing to the Moon

By Welltok Marketing

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?

Healthy Coloradan

By Welltok Marketing

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

Why Payers Are Seeking More Consumer “Likes”

By Scott Rotermund

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.

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

By Scott Rotermund

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.

Can Video Make You Healthier? We Think So.

By Welltok Marketing

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

What is Welltok?

By Welltok Marketing

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.

Coming soon: Caféwell Concierge

By Welltok Marketing

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.

Fast Five: Greatist

By Welltok Marketing

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

Wellness Incentives Save UnitedHealthCare Millions

By Welltok Marketing

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.

Is Google poised to take on health -- again?

By Scott Rotermund

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.

AHIP Institute 2014: The Year of the Consumer

By Michelle Snyder

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!

Welltok Seattle Moving into New Digs

By Travis McElfresh

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.

The Power of Community

By Welltok Marketing

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).

Sneak Peek: HxRefactored

By Welltok Marketing

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.

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

By Michael Dermer

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

The Science Behind Behavior Change

By Eric Heckler

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.

Putting Prevention in Place

By Robin Schepper

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?

Making the Case for Incentives

By Welltok Marketing

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