5 Things Hospitals Can Learn About Patient Engagement From Netflix

Since its inception in 1997, the video streaming and DVD distribution company Netflix has grown into an internationally recognized giant in the entertainment world. In July of this year, the business reported that its subscriber base had grown to 65.55 million, according to Business Insider. There’s no denying that the company has captured the attention […]

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EVENT: Katie Boyd McGlenn, Director of Innovation Research, to Present at WI Healthy Aging Summit

Katie Boyd McGlenn, Wellbe’s Director of Innovation Research, will be presenting with the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing at the 2015 Wisconsin Healthy Aging Summit on August 6th. Details on the workshop are below: Can Technology Help Caregivers of Older Adults Anticipate Needs? “Informal, unpaid caregivers — spouses, adult children, friends, and neighbors — provide […]

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Butler Health System and Wellbe Awarded HHS Grant for Diabetes Self-Management

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has awarded a $200,000 grant to Butler Health System and Madison-based Wellbe as part of the Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program to support diabetes self-management using online patient engagement. The project will serve rural areas of Butler, Venango, Lawrence, and Clarion counties with an innovative […]

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Wellbe Releases New Care Coordination Capabilities in Connected Navigation System

Wellbe, the leading expert in guiding patients through their episodes of care, has released new tools for nurse navigators and care managers to coordinate patient care across the continuum. Studies published in JAMA found that failures of care coordination increase U.S. healthcare costs by $25 billion to $45 billion annually. Poor care coordination can lead […]

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Madison Health Tech Community Gains Momentum in 2015

Madison, Wis. – April 13, 2015 – The fast-growing Madison health IT community will be represented by at least 13 companies this week in Chicago at the industry’s leading annual conference, which brings together more than 35,000 healthcare IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. The Madison companies, which span a wide range […]

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PRESS: mHealth prominent in HX360 Innovation Challenge semi-finalists

Several very familiar names in the mHealth field are semi-finalists for the inaugural HX360 Innovation Challenge. The semi-finalists, which include companies using mHealth and telehealth for behavioral health, ICU care, senior care, emergency care and smartphone-based solutions, among others, could be asked to pitch their solutions at HIMSS15 next month. Read more from mHealthNews.

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Standardization vs. Personalization: Can Healthcare Do Both?

Usually when personalization is mentioned in the world of healthcare thoughts jump to genetics and personalized medicine with custom cancer drugs and medical devices. However, there is another type of personalization that can be applied to healthcare, to make each patient feel like an individual, rather than just “one of the masses.” The world of […]

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Wellbe, Inc. Closes New Investment Round of $2.42 Million

Wellbe has closed on a new $2.42 million investment. The round included investments from Terrence Gibbons, former CEO of Pharmacy OneSource; Greg Baldwin, former CEO of Baxa; Mark Bakken, former CEO of Nordic Consulting; and Philip Seeger, CEO and President of Medcor, among others. Wellbe helps hospitals adapt to new market expectations for value-driven care […]

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