ICER Finds Digital Diabetes Prevention Program Effective and Cost-Saving

ICER Finds Digital Diabetes Prevention Program Effective and Cost-Saving

ICER (Institute for Clinical and Economic Review), based in part on their analysis of Canary Health’s digital DPP (Virtual Lifestyle Management), concluded that DPP services be adopted by all payers and providers. ICER found that both: •in-person DPP with group counseling and •digital DPP with human coaching demonstrated “incremental or better net health benefit compared […]

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Oregon Educators Benefit Board (OEBB) to Expand Its Digital Health Self-Management Program Offering Through Canary Health

Oregon teachers get Virtual Lifestyle Management tool

Oregon teachers will soon have access to a cutting-edge computer-based diabetes prevention program through the Oregon Educators Benefit Board. OEBB is starting a phased roll-out of Canary Health’s Virtual Lifestyle Management program, which has been recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as an effective means of preventing new cases of diabetes and […]

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Meet our New Virtual Lifestyle Management Coaches

We’re excited to announce our 7 new Virtual Lifestyle Management Coaches hailing from six different states.   They’re all highly qualified individuals with a variety of health professional backgrounds, experiences and certifications. Beth Casey Gold | Pittsburgh, PA Beth’s career choice of a registered dietitian nutritionist over 20 years ago led her to the world of […]

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Digitally delivered self-management support programs like VLM and Digital DPP are the key to transforming healthcare from volume to value - Meet Frank!

A Health Hero’s Journey: How a Digital DPP Changed My Life

Meet Frank, one of our VLM Health Heroes. Frank dramatically improved his health with our Virtual Lifestyle Management Program, a digital CDC-recognized DPP program with proven results. Digitally delivered self-management support programs like VLM are the key to transforming healthcare from volume to value.  Personal health coaches help tailor VLM to an individual’s needs, greatly […]

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Dr. Neal Kaufman elected to the Council for Diabetes Prevention board of directors

The Council for Diabetes Prevention Announces New Board of Directors

The Newly Elected Directors Bring Diversity of Experience and Commitment to Scaling the National Diabetes Prevention Program WASHINGTON, DC (January 10, 2017) – The Council for Diabetes Prevention, a non-profit membership-based organization dedicated to ensuring the success of the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), announces the election of its inaugural board of directors. The members […]

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Outreach to Outcomes: Activating Patients Lowers Costs

Our free webinar, “Outreach to Outcomes: Activating Patients Lowers Costs” broadcast on Wednesday, Oct 5th addressed how digital self-management programs have proven effective in preventing or delaying chronic conditions, and that translates to lower health care costs. Hear from experts on state-of-the-art consumer engagement processes that get results. You can watch the webinar in its […]

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Self-Management Support is Key to Value-Based Care

Self-Management Support is Key to Value-Based Care

Transforming healthcare to value-based care implies creating an entire system organized around improving outcomes while managing costs. As we see it at Canary Health, there are four key high-level strategies: 1. Provider delivery system design aimed to reconfigure the way care is delivered. Tactics around network design, and clinician coordination fit here. 2. Insurance product […]

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Webinar: Managing the Cost of Public Employees with Chronic Conditions

Sponsored by Canary Health and Population Health Alliance Fact #1: Your members with chronic conditions account for about 85% of healthcare costs. Fact #2: Improving members chronic condition self-management improves health and reduces cost. Fact #3: Digital self-management support programs are proven effective and easy to implement. You can watch the webinar in its entirety […]

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Op-Ed: Getting Past Disease to the Science of Wellness

Abridged version by Neal Kaufman, originally written by Leroy Hood appearing in the LA Times   “America was sick before COVID-19 struck. The pandemic has made our national sickness more acute and illustrated the critical importance of “wellness” in preventing disease and optimizing health. We know this because COVID disproportionately impacted people with chronic illness […]

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Haiti Diabetes Camp

Our CMO, Neal Kaufman, recently visited diabetes clinics across Haiti – read his story below. We landed in Port au Prince, Haiti from Atlanta and the minute we stepped off the plane, we entered Haitian time – a separate time zone where everyone is late, everything takes longer, and anything you do is harder than […]

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Canary Health Celebrates Healthcare in LA

LA: Healthcare Innovation Hub

Home to over 10 million residents and more physicians per capita than the state of California as a whole, Los Angeles County’s complex healthcare market – combined with the technological innovation of Silicon Beach – puts the region in a unique position to lead digital health and healthcare innovations. Our partners, clients, colleagues and friends […]

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The Role of the Government in Improving Health Outcomes

CMO Neal Kaufman attended the annual Federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Federal Employee Benefit Program (FEHB) carrier conference on March 23 and 24 in Arlington, VA. Representatives from all major national health plans, and many smaller plans only serving federal employees, were in attendance. The conference emphasized the importance the federal government’s role in […]

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