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1. Digital Solutions for Healthcare’s Major Cost Drivers to be Presented July 31

(24 July 2018 - Business Wire)

Chronic conditions such as low back pain and diabetes are major drivers of medical and employment costs for employers and health plans. More and more, results from digital therapeutics demonstrate that this new approach offers a proven, effective, more convenient, and less expensive way to manage and treat these conditions. more»

Press Releases

2. Mount Sinai and Novotalk sign a joint venture agreement to bring innovative speech and language therapeutic technologies to patients

(25 July 2018 - Mount Sinai)

Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) and Novotalk, Ltd., today entered into an exclusive joint venture agreement to commercialize innovative speech and language solutions to address the therapeutic need of patients with speech impairments in the United States and Canada. Approximately 1.5 billion people globally feel the burden of voice, speech, or language impairments. In most cases, the condition severely affects their ability to communicate freely, achieve professional goals, start a family, or simply express themselves. more»

3. Health Advocate Solutions’ New Well-being Product Bundles

(6 March 2018 - West’s Health Advocate Solutions)

West’s Health Advocate Solutions, a leading health concierge and benefits solutions company, today introduced its new well-being product bundles, part of the recently announced suite of data-driven, integrated solutions designed to simplify employee health and wellness. more»

4. First Results of Member Engagement Platform Outreach Program

(21 February 2018 - West’s Health Advocate Solutions)

West’s Health Advocate Solutions, a leading health concierge and benefits solutions company, announced today the first results of its outbound push notifications and emails, called Advice Alerts, over its member engagement platform and mobile app. The website and mobile app, introduced in April 2017, enable members to access all of their Health Advocate services in one place, seamlessly connecting them to experts and resources to help them get the information and assistance they need to navigate the healthcare system, access care and improve their health. more»

Industry News

5. It's Generics Not PBMs That Keep Pharmaceuticals Affordable

(12 July 2018 - Forbes)

Expenditures on prescription drugs grew 12.4 percent in 2014 and 8.9 percent in 2015. These eye-popping data are not representative of the long-term expenditure trend, however. Not only did the growth in prescription drugs expenditures slow to 1.3 percent in 2016, longer-term (between 2009 and 2016), the average annual growth in pharmaceutical expenditures was 3.8 percent while the average annual growth in health care expenditure was a faster 4.2 percent. more»

6. Study: Fitbit steps correlate with standard assessment tools for patient performance status

(10 July 2018 - mobihealthnews)

Wearable activity monitors could be useful in assessing the health of cancer patients and making predictions about mortality and adverse events, according to a study published last week in Nature's Digital Medicine partner journal. more»

7. New Study: Patients, Employers and Taxpayers Could Save Significantly if Barriers to Biosimilars Removed

(5 June 2018 - Pacific Research Institute)

A new study released today found that, by removing barriers holding back the increased use of biosimilars, savings could be significant. In a case study of infliximab, used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, and other illnesses, reforms could realize an annual savings of between $412 million and $465 million. more»

8. Hearst Case Study video

(7 May 2018 - Wellthy)

Hearst started offering Wellthy as a benefit to caregiving employees in 2017. A year later, Hearst’s John Brence, Director of Health & Welfare, shares Wellthy’s positive impact. more»

9. Services To Help Employees Manage Parents' Caregiving

(7 August 2017 - Forbes)

As anyone with an elderly parent who needs care knows, finding and managing the right care can be stressful, agonizing and time-consuming. That’s especially true if you have a full-time job. If this hits home, let me tell you about three services helping employees quarterback caregiving needs for their parents:,’s Care@Work and’s Torchlight Elder. more»

10. I Was Only a Kid When I Became My Mom's Caregiver

(15 May 2017 - Good Housekeeping)

When her mother was diagnosed with MS, Lindsay Jurist-Rosner had to make tough decisions most women don't have to handle for years. more»


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