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HealthMine News

February 19, 2016

Employers and insurers are increasingly mining members' data to identify individual health needs and recommend treatments. One executive at JFK Health learned she was pre-diabetic thanks to HealthMine, and as a result lost 35 pounds and reversed her diagnosis.

Read more at The Wall Street Journal.

February 10, 2016

Nearly three quarters of women stated they want yearly mammograms to begin before age 50, according to a recent HealthMine survey of 501 consumers. Sixty percent said every-other-year mammograms are not frequent enough.These responses run counter to recent recommendations by the American Cancer Society and the US Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF).

Read more at UCSF.
 

February 9, 2016

A recent HealthMine survey of 501 consumers with known heart disease uncovered that many--43% of respondents--discovered their condition via a wellness program. Discovery is the first step toward ROI in wellness.

Read more at Med City News.

February 4, 2016

Heart disease strikes someone in the US once every 43 seconds, but wellness programs can help. A recent HealthMine survey of 501 Americans with known heart disease or risk of heart disease discovered their condition through a wellness program.

Read more at Benefits Pro.

February 4, 2016

74% of people who use an activity tracker report the device is helping them cope with their heart condition, according to January HealthMine survey of 501 consumers with known heart disease and/or risk. However, only about one quarter of those with a heart condition use one.

Read more at HIT Consultant.

February 4, 2016

Just 27 percent diagnosed with a cardiology risk are using the device, according to a new study by HealthMine. This is despite the fact that three quarters of people who are using one say it helps to manage their health.

Read more at Fierce Mobile Healthcare.