Category Archives: Healthcare

The Healthcare Landscape Continues to Shift Toward Value-Based Care

by Laurel Fuqua, SVP of Clinical Operations Having spent the majority of my career in pursuit of the cutting edge in chronic disease care, I am honored to be joining Canary Health, an organization that has not only been an early innovator in figuring out how to leverage digital technology and health coaching to improve … Continue reading The Healthcare Landscape Continues to Shift Toward Value-Based Care


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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 … Continue reading The Council for Diabetes Prevention Announces New Board of Directors


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Learn how real people improved their health with Better Choices, Better Health

Watch our free webinar, “Better Choices, Better Health: Real Stories of Inspiration” broadcast on Wednesday, Dec 7th. Be inspired by real stories from real people just like you living with chronic conditions. Learn how they improved their health by participating in Better Choices, Better Health®, 6 week online program. Dr. Neal Kaufman, Chief Medical Officer … Continue reading Learn how real people improved their health with Better Choices, Better Health


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Keep Patients Healthy (And the Bottom Line, Too)

Our CMO, Neal Kaufman, reveals how to keep patients and the bottom line healthy in the November issue of Managed Care magazine. “As CMO of a company that develops self-guided disease management programs, Kaufman says he thinks and acts not only as a physician and public health doctor, but as a business person: You can’t … Continue reading Keep Patients Healthy (And the Bottom Line, Too)


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Finding a Way to Smile: In Honor of National Family Caregivers Month

Phyllis was feeling a little under the weather 50 years ago, so she hailed a cab home to Brooklyn. Her cab driver was John Amato, and “I never got rid of him.” They soon married…and stayed that way for 49 years. Becoming a Caregiver 7 years ago, John was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. Their 4 … Continue reading Finding a Way to Smile: In Honor of National Family Caregivers Month


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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 … Continue reading Outreach to Outcomes: Activating Patients Lowers Costs


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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 … Continue reading Self-Management Support is Key to Value-Based Care


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Learn how to use digital solutions to lower your employee health care costs

Sponsored by Canary Health and Population Health Alliance Our free webinar, “Managing the Cost of Public Employees with Chronic Conditions: Evaluating, Implementing and Contracting Digital Self-Management Support Programs” broadcast on Wednesday, July 27th addressed how digital self management support programs can reduce employee healthcare costs. Attendees learned from panelists in the public sector how they … Continue reading Learn how to use digital solutions to lower your employee health care costs


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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 … Continue reading Oregon teachers get Virtual Lifestyle Management tool


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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 … Continue reading ICER Finds Digital Diabetes Prevention Program Effective and Cost-Saving


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