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Pilot Progress: WellDoc Announces Providence Health & Services’ Implementation of BlueStar Digital Therapeutic

Ahead of the weekend, WellDoc announced a pilot program in the Providence Health & Services Oregon/SW Washington Region to examine the use of WellDoc’s BlueStar, an FDA-cleared, proven digital therapeutic for individuals with type 2 diabetes.

According to a provided release, the Providence Health & Services pilot program will include individuals living with type 2 diabetes and will evaluate the impact of a digital therapeutic—when used in conjunction with the support of a dedicated Diabetes Educator—on user engagement, retention, satisfaction and clinical outcomes.

“We’re pleased to announce this pilot program with Providence Health & Services,” said WellDoc President and CEO Kevin McRaith. “We expect great outcomes from this initial engagement and look forward to expanding our partnership to scale to meet the needs of all Providence patients living with type 2 diabetes.”

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First Look: WellDoc’s Digital Platform for Type 2 Diabetes Powers ‘Diabetes Wellness Program’ Within Samsung Health

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and WellDoc, a leading digital therapeutic company, announced today that Samsung Health users now have access to a new consumer version of WellDoc’s digital platform known as the Diabetes Wellness Program (DWP).

The DWP, which is integrated within the Samsung Health service, is a 12-week health and wellness program developed in collaboration with key partners, including the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). It is designed to help adults with type 2 diabetes achieve a healthy lifestyle and to help manage their condition.

Samsung Health is a personal health service designed to empower individuals to manage their health and fitness. It features a comprehensive platform that displays user activity trends and provides health insights, telehealth services and helpful feedback to connect users, friends and experts all while promoting healthier lifestyles.

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Solera Health and WellDoc Announce Partnership

Solera Health, an integrated benefit network, and WellDoc, a leading digital therapeutic company, announced this week that WellDoc’s BlueStar digital therapeutic will join the Solera network as a diabetes management solution of choice.

The partnership aligns both companies’ goals to improve the lives of those living with chronic diseases while enhancing clinical results and decreasing overall healthcare costs.

Solera Health connects patients, payers and physicians with community organizations and digital therapeutics providers delivering evidence-based prevention, coping and support services. The company’s national and scalable model of integrating highly fragmented non-medical programs and services into an integrated network helps individuals identify the “best fit” program provider based on their unique needs and preferences.

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Voluntis and WellDoc Announce innovative Partnership

MHW learned this week that Voluntis and WellDoc — two of the industry’s leading digital therapeutics companies — have inked a commercial agreement aimed at combining Voluntis’ insulin titration technology with WellDoc’s extensive digital coaching platform to create a holistic digital diabetes management solution for patients, providers, health systems and health plans.

From the official word emailed to MHW:

Voluntis developed Insulia, an FDA-cleared, prescription-only digital companion for people and their care teams using basal insulin to treat type 2 diabetes. It provides automated basal insulin dose recommendations for people with type 2 diabetes while enabling the health care team to remotely monitor progress.

The developer of BlueStar® – an FDA-cleared, digital therapeutic for individuals with type 2 diabetes – WellDoc is the first digital health company in the US to conduct randomized clinical trials that demonstrate significant clinical outcomes, as published in multiple peer-reviewed journals and presented at leading industry conferences. The clinical evidence shows a 1.7 to 2.0-point mean A1C reduction for individuals living with type 2 diabetes who used BlueStar.

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WellDoc Validates Potential of Its Digital Therapeutic BlueStar

WellDoc, a leading digital health company, announced today that its “clinically proven” hemoglobin A1C reductions for users of its BlueStar digital therapeutic with type 2 diabetes can translate into significant healthcare cost savings.

According to a provided release:

Truven Health Analytics®, part of the IBM Watson Health™ business, conducted an analysis for WellDoc using the MarketScan® Research Databases, a family of research data sets that fully integrate de-identified patient-level health data, productivity, laboratory results, health risk assessments, hospital discharges, electronic medical records (EMR) and morbidity data into data available for healthcare research. Data are contributed by large employers, managed care organizations, hospitals, EMR providers, and Medicare and Medicaid programs. Findings are based on an analysis of commercial and Medicare consumers within the MarketScan Databases.

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WellDoc and the Healthy Trucking Association of America Partner to Address Diabetes in Trucking Industry

Biotech Veteran Named New President of WellDocDigital health leader WellDoc and the Healthy Trucking Association of America (HTAA) announced their partnership to help truckers living with diabetes.

The development also corresponds with the news that WellDoc unveils its consumer diabetes health app, BlueStar C, which is designed to aid individuals living with diabetes to manage their chronic condition.

Both organizations, through this initial launch, will introduce BlueStar C to truckers and fleets at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky, which takes place from March 23-25.
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WellDoc, American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Take Aim at Diabetes

Livongo Health, Liaison Technologies Team Up to Fight DiabetesDigital health leader WellDoc and leading diabetes healthcare organization, the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE), announced today they will partner to incorporate the “AADE Diabetes Education Curriculum: A Guide to Successful Self-Management” in the BlueStar digital therapeutic platform.

If you’re not familiar, BlueStar is an FDA-cleared digital therapeutic used to help adults living with type 2 diabetes self-manage their condition.

This partnership marks the first time AADE, a professional membership organization comprised of healthcare professionals from multiple disciplines dedicated to improving diabetes care through innovative education, management and support, has partnered with an organization to provide its curriculum in a consumer-friendly digital format.

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