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July 29, 2015

Telemedicine and wellness programs aid in the early detection and monitoring of chronic illness, according to new data. Although many people are unfamiliar with telemedicine, awareness improves among younger populations. About half of 25 to 34 year olds said they could recognize how and when to use telemedicine. Integrating telemedicine into wellness programs has the potential to improve chronic illness and overall population health management.

Read more at Health IT Analytics.

July 22, 2015

Telemedicine is gaining in popularity as an alternative to in-person medical services. However, adoption is limited by the fact that many consumers have never heard of telemedicine and don’t understand when it’s best to use it. Read more at MobiHealthNews.

Read more at MobiHealthNews.

July 20, 2015

People want plan sponsors to offer health screenings to help detect risk factors, according to recent survey data. Wellness programs can do this by enabling people to learn their key health facts, and by connecting them to their personal clinical data anytime, anywhere, says CEO Bryce Williams.

Read more at Employee Benefit Adviser.

July 20, 2015

Health care consumers are more willing to complete some types of wellness health screenings than others. 69 percent said they would do cholesterol screenings, while just 41 percent would do a skin cancer analysis. The potential to expose previously undetected chronic disease is just one of the benefits of participating in wellness programs, which are most successful when they educate consumers about their clinical health risk.

Read more at benefitspro.

July 17, 2015

Recent survey data indicates that nearly half of those diagnosed with chronic illness in the last 2 years discovered it because of their participation in a wellness program. CEO Bryce Williams explains that giving people access to their “key health facts” enables wellness programs to make better recommendations and even help prevent and manage chronic disease.

Read more at MobiHealthNews.

July 17, 2015

Nearly 50% of people suffer from chronic conditions, but many are completely unaware they have them. Wellness programs are helping; in a HealthMine survey, nearly half of people who had been diagnosed with a chronic health condition said they discovered it through their wellness program. Biometric screenings and genetic testing, which help uncover problems early, are favored by most consumers.

Read more at Consumer Affairs.