Go365 Members Can Now Earn Incentives for Completing Digital Fitness and In-Studio Classes across All Xponential Fitness Brands

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Concierge Health, a technology platform which allows health clubs to interface with healthcare insurers and providers to seamlessly take advantage of incentives like reimbursements and rewards, and Xponential Fitness, a curator of boutique fitness brands across fitness & wellness verticals, today announced a partnership enabling  Go365 members to earn credit for completed Xponential Fitness digital workouts in addition to the ability to earn credit for participating in classes at all Xponential Fitness Brands studio locations.

Go365,  a nationally recognized wellness and rewards program, motivates members to make positive lifestyle changes by tracking simple wellness achievements and rewarding them for these healthy choices. Members are able to choose their level of engagement and participate in personalized activities tailored to their specific health needs and interests. These rewarded achievements can be converted into gift cards, compatible fitness devices and much more.   

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Your Privacy In The Digital Health Era: The Medical Futurist’s Guide

As solutions like remote care are becoming the norm, 3D-printing disrupts the normal supply chain and even the number of life science studies on tools like artificial intelligence (A.I.) skyrocket, it’s become clear that we are not anticipating the digital health era; we are in the digital health era due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

First and foremost, it’s an era defined by a cultural transformation that will upend the traditional structure of healthcare. Clinical-grade sensors are available outside of the ivory towers of medicine; patients demand such tools so that they can become more proactive in managing their health and with their use; healthcare professionals revitalise the core values of medicine: empathy, attention and time. Healthcare authorities and institutions can further serve as guides for patients.

However, along with the enhanced healthcare landscape that digital health brings along, there is the pressing issue of privacy. To put it bluntly, there

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Economy May Be Down, but Digital Health Investments Boom

Economy May Be Down, but Digital Health Investments Boom. A man in a business suit pushes on a downward trending arrow so it no points up.As financial news goes, the August announcement by Lyra, a California-based behavioral health benefits provider startup, that it had raised more than $110 million in funding barely caused a ripple. The deal took Lyra’s total funding to $292 million and its valuation to more than $1 billion, the company reported.

The larger story was what Lyra plans to do with its growing financial backing. The company, which provides mental health benefits to more than 1.5 million U.S. employees and dependents, said it will use the funding to invest further in technology-enabled services, to partner with more customers and to expand and diversify its provider network.

The news was also significant in a broader financial context in the digital health sector. It helped push the number of third-quarter health care financing megarounds — funding rounds of $100 million or more — to the highest level in nearly three years. That this

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Roanoke City public schools roll out new “Screen Smart” program for digital wellness

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) – Roanoke City Public Schools is partnering with the Virginia Cooperative Extension to increase digital wellness among its students.

Rachel Burks, the family & consumer sciences SNAP education agent for VCE in Roanoke, defines digital wellness as finding the balance between using screens as tools and as entertainment.

The unprecedented nature of the 20-21 academic year means that more students are spending time using technology.

“It has really allowed us to continue doing the things we need to do in life,” Burks said. “We need to continue learning; we need to continue working; we need to continue connecting with people.”

However, she also recognized the dangers that come with too much time spent in front of a screen.

“Increased screen use is definitely not great for our physical, emotional and social well-being,” she explained.

So the VCE and Roanoke City Public Schools are launching a new “Screen

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Digital Fitness Startup TREAD Raises $1.1 Mn In Seed Round

The startup will use these funds for scaling its product development and community expansion

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13, 2020

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Bengaluru-based digital fitness startup TREAD has raised its first round of funding of $1.1 million from a clutch of investors. The round saw participation from Better Capital, Unacademy founders Gaurav Munjal, Roman Saini and Hemesh, Udaan founder Sujeet Kumar, CRED founder Kunal Shah, Citruspay founder Amrish Rau, MPL founders Sai Srinivas and Shubh Malhotra, Jupiter founder Jitendra Gupta, RedBus founder Phanindra Sama, Whiteboard Capital, FirstCheque and Stanford Angels, among others.

“The company promises to deliver live streamed group workout sessions through its mobile app and website. Fitness experts across the country will use the platform to deliver a

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Cayuga Health Launches New Digital Magazine

Cayuga Health’s popular quarterly Cayuga Health Magazine is now available to everyone in a new digital, interactive format.

Cayuga Health’s popular quarterly Cayuga Health Magazine is now available to everyone in a new digital, interactive format. (Photo: Cayuga Medical Center)

Cayuga Health’s popular quarterly Cayuga Health Magazine is now available to everyone in a new digital, interactive format. The content and focus of the magazine is to inform the community about expanded Cayuga Health services, sharing real patient and doctor experiences, as well as announcing new medical professionals and initiatives across the

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How Val Desjardins Reinvented Digital Fitness Amid A Pandemic

Marie Labrosse, a master’s student in English at McGill University contributed to this story.

Val Desjardins, celebrity trainer, LGBTQ advocate, and entrepreneur was one of the first fitness providers in Montreal to close her studio on March 13, 2020. With 250 customers circulating daily through 20,000 square feet, the studio owner did not feel that she could guarantee the safety of her clients and staff. 

“People come to me because they trust me to take care of their health and wellness,” Desjardins remarked. “The irony of the threat of a viral pandemic was too much.”

Initially, she did not see the closure as a long-term decision, expecting it to only last a few weeks. As it became clear that those weeks would stretch into multiple months, she started

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Proscia Appoints Dr. Monica Santamaria-Fries as Digital Transformation Officer to Guide Laboratories Amid Surge in Digital Pathology Adoption

Former Chief of Pathology at Kaiser Permanente brings 30+ years of pathology and laboratory management experience to company’s executive team

Proscia®, a leading provider of digital and computational pathology solutions, has named pathology and laboratory management veteran Dr. Monica Santamaria-Fries to its executive team. In her role as Digital Transformation Officer, Dr. Santamaria-Fries will draw on her experience to guide diagnostic laboratories in the transition to digital pathology amid a rising demand for adoption.

Dr. Santamaria-Fries joins Proscia following a 30+ year career with The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG), which serves more than 4.5 million patients in Northern California. She was the Chief of Pathology at the Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Santa Clara, CA, where she supervised clinical and business operations for over 15 years. In addition to working as a practicing pathologist, Dr. Santamaria-Fries held appointments as Clinical Laboratory Director and, most recently, as Assistant Chair for

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Evernorth Continues Work to Reduce Costs and Improve Health With Expanded and Innovative Digital Health Formulary Platform

BLOOMFIELD, Conn., Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Evernorth, Cigna Corporation’s health services segment, is expanding its industry-first Digital Health Formulary with the goal of making it easier for customers and patients, employers, and health plans to navigate the crowded digital health landscape. By evaluating and supporting proven digital health innovations, Evernorth is helping people address their most pressing health care needs faster and more effectively – resulting in improved engagement and better health outcomes at lower costs.

“Today we are announcing the expansion of our ground-breaking Digital Health Formulary to better help people achieve their health goals – whether it is planning a family, managing muscle and joint pain, quitting tobacco products, and even coping with the stress of being a caregiver,” said Tim Wentworth, chief executive officer of Evernorth. “We know how confusing, costly, and time consuming it can be for people to choose which digital health

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Digital health companies must commit to the highest standards

The digital health gold rush is on. Teledoc’s $18.5 billion acquisition of Livongo reflects the valuation and consumer demand for virtual care. The capital, talent, utilization — and, let’s face it, speculation — driving the boom are creating a historic opportunity to reimagine how health care works and who it works for.

We may one day look back on this moment and say, “That’s when the digital health transformation became real.” Or maybe it went bust as investors and the public turned their backs on the hype and unfulfilled promises.

Digital health companies are making broad promises about immediacy, universal access, affordability, early detection and intervention, treating the untreated, overcoming the social determinants that have been barriers to good health. Making good on those promises, and completing a transformation into an industry that people not only trust but turn to, is serious business. Establishing industry-wide standards for research, clinical

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