Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition announces winners, Wellbe receives top recognition
Wellbe Recognized for leadership in Population Health Management/Patient Engagement Category
Madison, WI, December 9, 2014 (Newswire.com) - Wellbe has been recognized by this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, a unique awards program from the publishers of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare, andFierceMobileHealthcare. Wellbe received top honors in the Population Health Management/Patient Engagement Solutions category.
Wendy Johnson, Publisher of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare, andFierceMobileHealthcare, says, “We continue to be blown away with the high level of innovation we see from our entrants. We are honored to showcase their innovative solutions.”
Winners were selected by an exclusive panel of executives from JFK Health System, Mayo Clinic, Allina Health, Cook Children’s Health Care System, Duncan Regional Hospital, Aspirus, Inc., Beaufort Memorial Hospital and Rush University Medical Center.
Judges evaluated submissions based on the following criteria: quality of care and patient outcomes, care efficiency, financial impact, market validation, and overall Fierceness and Innovation.
Wellbe is being recognized for its innovative, industry-leading product, the Guided CarePath, which engages patients to navigate their episodes of care in partnership with their providers.
“As an agile organization, Wellbe is committed to innovative patient-centered solutions to that reimagine care delivery in the 21st century,” said James Dias, CEO of Wellbe. “Our use of Triple Aim Design Thinking – a homegrown flavor of the powerful innovation methodology – gives us a unique advantage to quickly drive valuable, cost effective digital innovations to customers looking to adapt and thrive in the new healthcare landscape.”
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Wellbe, the inventor of the cloud-based Guided CarePath®, works with health providers to engage patients as partners in their episodes of care. Our Guided CarePaths empower patients to learn and take the actions required to achieve better outcomes at lower costs. High-performing hospitals use Wellbe’s Connected Care solutions to improve the experience and efficiency of helping patients to succeed with their medical treatments and surgeries.