Former Applied Materials Executive Joins Wellbe Board: High tech leader, Michael R. Splinter, brings market transformation perspective to healthcare

Madison-based health tech company, Wellbe Inc., announced today the appointment of Michael R. Splinter to its board of directors. Splinter is chairman of the board at Nasdaq, Inc. and general partner at WISC Partners. Splinter, an electrical engineer and innovator, has played a major role in driving advances in the high tech industry, with more […]

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Wellbe Expands its CarePlus Solutions Program

Madison-based health tech company, Wellbe Inc., extended its leading online patient navigation and engagement platform with the addition of two new partners — Physiotec and Staywell — to its CarePlus Solutions Program. In the face of the converging forces of consumerism and value-based care, hospitals are seeking solutions with multiple capabilities to enable robust patient […]

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Level of Preoperative Preparedness Directly Related to Patient Anxiety, Satisfaction, and Outcomes

The effectiveness of preoperative education and instructions is vital to the overall quality of care. Higher levels of preparedness have proven to have a positive effect on patient outcomes and level of satisfaction. According to one Gallup poll, when patients strongly agreed that “I knew what to expect after surgery,” 72 percent were extremely satisfied […]

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Wellbe Named a 50+ Innovation Leader

  Madison-based health tech company, Wellbe Inc., was announced today as one of the healthcare industry’s 50+ Innovation Leaders, an AARP initiative administered by MedCity News to recognize forward-thinking entrepreneurs, companies, and ideas behind innovative new products and services for Americans aged 50 and older. According to AARP, as of 2014, there were more than […]

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Orthopedic & Sports Institute Transforms Joint Replacement Experience for Wisconsin Residents

Having knee or hip replacement surgery used to mean a multiple-day stay in the hospital. Now, however, Curt Kubiak, CEO of the Orthopedic & Sports Institute of the Fox Valley (OSI) is working to redefine the joint replacement patient experience by making it more accessible and affordable for patients. “People have been suffering because they […]

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Wellbe Debuts on the Inc. 500 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies with Three-Year Sales Growth of 1200%

Wellbe made its debut today in Inc. magazine’s 35th annual Inc. 500, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 500. “We are extremely pleased to […]

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Wellbe Advances its Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) Solution

Wellbe, the leading provider of Integrated Care Delivery solutions for hospital service lines, has advanced its Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) Collection capabilities for orthopedic and spine programs. These capabilities have become increasingly important after Medicare put a stake in the ground on measuring quality through patient-reported outcomes by including PRO measures as part of a composite […]

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Wellbe Increases Support for Ortho Navigators at the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) Annual Congress and Beyond

Wellbe increased its support for orthopedic nurse navigators this week in a number of ways at the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) Annual Congress, as well as online. Wellbe held an informal roundtable dinner for 22 orthopedic nurses to share best practices and innovative initiatives at their respective hospitals. Diane Jeselskis, RN, ONC, was […]

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Virtua is First NJ Hospital to Use New Web App for Hip and Knee Replacement

Virtua is the first New Jersey hospital to offer a web-based interactive care plan for hip and knee replacement patients at its Joint Replacement Institute. The program, Wellbe, is an innovative online tool that assists patients step-by-step through customized plans of care, offering educational and communication tools specific to their procedures that explains what to […]

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