CANARY COACHES, A DIVISION OF CANARY HEALTH® LAUNCHES PREVENT DIABETES®

June 29, 2021 Release   CANARY COACHES, A DIVISION OF CANARY HEALTH® LAUNCHES PREVENT DIABETES® Wholly Owned Business Unit Launches New Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)   Los Angeles, CA – June 29, 2021 – Canary Health®, a leading digital health and digital therapeutics company and recognized DPP pioneer and leader, announced today the launch of […]

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Introducing Canary Coaches

March 11, 2020 Release CANARY HEALTH® LAUNCHES CANARY COACHES Wholly Owned Business Unit Focused on Diabetes Coaching and Prevention Services   Los Angeles, CA – March 11, 2020 – Canary Health®, a leading digital health and digital therapeutics company, announced today the launch of its wholly owned, diabetes coaching and diabetes prevention focused business unit.  […]

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Upgrading Canary Coaches Diabetes Prevention Services

By Neal Kaufman, MD, MPH l General Manager, Canary Coaches   Over the 12 years since we first launched our digital Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), we have annually made significant improvements in our approach based on changes in the DPP curriculum and advances in the digital delivery of interventions. We are currently engaged in a […]

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Canary Health® Achieves CDC Full Recognition Status For Its DPP Program, Prevent Diabetes®, (PD)

Los Angeles, CA (June 5, 2018) Canary Health®, the leader in evidence-based, digital self-management programs which arrest the progression of chronic diseases, recently achieved CDC’s prestigious full recognition status for its Prevent Diabetes® DPP program, formerly known as Virtual Lifestyle Management® (VLM) service. Dr. Neal Kaufman, Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Canary Health, and deeply […]

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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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Interview with Canary Coaches Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Participant JV

By Neal Kaufman   This past month, I caught up with JV who has been a participant in our digital DPP program for nearly 1 year. I love hearing the stories and feedback of participants at all different points in their journey, and in this case it was great to hear the story of a […]

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Interview with Canary Coaches Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Participant JR

By Neal Kaufman   One of the real pleasures I take in my role at Canary Coaches is the opportunity to speak with participants. This past week, JR, a 35-year old happily married mother of three granted me her time and told me a part of her story. I so appreciate her willingness to share. […]

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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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Food for Thought: Resilience Is the Courage to Grow from Stress

By Wendy Wood   Resilience is the courage to grow from stress. But, how do we become more proficient at becoming more resilient?   Here are some ideas: Resilience is: the building of our inner resources, and, the identification of reliable external resources. Resilience is: self-confidence that supports fear-management. Resilience is: the ability to stabilize […]

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Canary Coaches Redoubles Efforts To Remove Implicit Bias

By Canary Coaches Team   Canary Coaches are healthcare professionals who provide support to individuals who want to lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by losing weight and becoming more active. With the heightened recognition of structural racism, we are increasingly aware how our biases influence our thoughts, words, and actions. We have […]

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Diabetes Prevention Coaching in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Dawn Menning, MS, RD, CDE   We all are living through unimaginable changes and challenges in our everyday life.  Who would have thought that the entire world would shut down and we would all need to keep isolated from loved ones, friends, and co-workers.   With that backdrop, Canary Coaches has continued to support and engage […]

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Peer Support Programs: A Missing Piece and Perfect Complement to Population Health Strategies

Interview of Dr. Marcus Thygeson, M.D., M.P.H. by Adam Kaufman   As defined on Wikipedia: Peer support occurs when people provide knowledge, experience, emotional, social or practical help to each other. It commonly refers to an initiative consisting of trained supporters… and can take a number of forms such as peer mentoring, reflective listening (reflecting […]

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Increasing Self-Efficacy Accelerates Successful Behavior Change

Over 40 years ago, Albert Bandura postulated that self-efficacy was important for individuals and societies to be able to be successful.  Many others have subsequently validated his concepts.  Self-efficacy serves as the core element of a wide variety of interventions. “Self-efficacy is the belief we have in our own abilities, specifically our ability to meet […]

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Canary Health Identified as Benchmark in Fight Against Type 2 Diabetes and Prediabetes

Canary Health was recently featured in The Anthology of Bright Spots, a project of the DiabTribe Foundation. The project identified programs, companies, etc. in type 2 diabetes and prediabetes that are considered ‘working’ or successes in the fight against both, and which can be looked upon as benchmarks in the industry. Canary Health is proud […]

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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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