Daily Acts of Self-Care Can Ease Caregiving Stress

By Lee Woodruff, AARP Most caregivers have a complicated relationship with self-care. We keep a polite smile on when someone (usually not actively caregiving) tells us, “Make sure you take care of yourself, too!” Sure. Of course. Easier said than done.   So how do you find ways to incorporate very specific actions and physical […]

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What Family Caregivers Need: Findings from Listening Sessions

By Eileen J. Tell, Mph; Pamela Nadash, Phd;Marc A. Cohen, Phd   This report is one of two components of the RAISE Family Caregivers Act. Family caregivers were provided multiple forums to express their needs and challenges, thoughts and concerns.  This report identifies findings from the forums and identify the specific services, supports or policy […]

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Caring for Caregivers: Bridging the Gap Between Family Caregiving Policy and Practice

By Venus Wong, PhD, BCBA, Sarah Rosenbaum, MD, MPH, Winnie Sung, MBChB,Robert M. Kaplan, PhD, Nicholas Bott, PhD, Terry Platchek, MD, Arnold Milstein, MD,Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH   We were pleased to see our Building Better Caregivers® (BBC) program as part of a New England Journal of Medicine catalyst publication where the authors present […]

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Op-Ed: Getting Past Disease to the Science of Wellness

Abridged version by Neal Kaufman, originally written by Leroy Hood appearing in the LA Times   “America was sick before COVID-19 struck. The pandemic has made our national sickness more acute and illustrated the critical importance of “wellness” in preventing disease and optimizing health. We know this because COVID disproportionately impacted people with chronic illness […]

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Food for Thought: Resilience Is the Courage to Grow from Stress

By Wendy Wood   Resilience is the courage to grow from stress. But, how do we become more proficient at becoming more resilient?   Here are some ideas: Resilience is: the building of our inner resources, and, the identification of reliable external resources. Resilience is: self-confidence that supports fear-management. Resilience is: the ability to stabilize […]

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Canary Coaches Redoubles Efforts To Remove Implicit Bias

By Canary Coaches Team   Canary Coaches are healthcare professionals who provide support to individuals who want to lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by losing weight and becoming more active. With the heightened recognition of structural racism, we are increasingly aware how our biases influence our thoughts, words, and actions. We have […]

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Canary Health® Launches Canary Peers

May 6, 2020 Release     CANARY HEALTH® LAUNCHES CANARY PEERS New Unit Uniquely Focuses On Peers To Further Drive Health Outcomes And Reduce  Health Care Costs For People Living With Chronic Conditions   Los Angeles, CA – May 6, 2020 – Canary Health®, a leading digital health and digital therapeutics company, announced today the […]

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Digital Therapeutics in Pediatric Behavioral Health — A unique opportunity to improve the standard of care and lifelong outcomes

 By Brent Vaughan, CEO and Co-Founder, Cognoa   We are experiencing a mental health crisis:one person in every four in the world will develop one or more behavioral conditions during their lifetime. Today in the U.S., one in five children have a diagnosable behavioral health disorder and only 21% of those children receive needed treatment. […]

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Improving Outcomes: Self-Efficacy Based Digital Therapeutics

Neal Kaufman, Chief Medical Officer, Canary Health, recently presented at the Right Care Initiative, a public-private partnership working to improve clinical outcomes for adults with chronic conditions within California. Neal discussed digital therapeutics, the implications for modern health practice, and the role increasing self-efficacy plays in improving outcomes. He also presented Better Choices, Better Health® and […]

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How Digital Therapeutics Programs Improve Outcomes and Reduce Costs

DistilNFO had an opportunity to interview Adam Kaufman, President & CEO at Canary Health®, to talk digital therapeutics. Some of the questions posed were: What are the current needs in healthcare? What is digital therapeutics? What results have you seen? How important is peer support in online programs? and many more. Read the article to […]

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Canary Health’s Six-week Diabetes Management Program Saves $815 in One-year Healthcare, Pharmacy Utilization Costs

Cost savings were driven by decreased all-cause inpatient, outpatient, Emergency Department, and pharmacy utilization, as well as diabetes-specific outpatient utilization. Participants also had lower comorbid disease burden at one year than their controls, including hypertension, hyperlipidemia, renal disease, and depression. Read more on the results.   About the Referenced Study Results *For the most recent […]

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Wide Reach, Personal Touch: How Neal Kaufman Helped Modernize Diabetes Telehealth

When founding Canary Health®, one of the pillars of our programming that was a must and continues to be, is understanding the patient.  The question we had to ask ourselves was: How do we get patients engaged in their own health, and keep them engaged so they can live the life they want to live? […]

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Successful Diabetes Management Program Brings Down Cost of Care

In this article, Stanford Medicine covers the recently issued Stanford-Anthem Study results, a study to determine the effectiveness of online digital therapeutic programs when used with patients with diabetes. The study proved that Canary Health’s Better Choices, Better Health®-Diabetes online digital health program improves patient’s health and lowers the cost of care.   About the […]

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Diabetes Self-Management Program Reduces Costs

Recently published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, the Stanford-Anthem study explores online digital therapeutic programs for patients with diabetes and its effectiveness on reducing healthcare costs and improving patient outcomes. The study found healthcare cost savings of $815 per patient in year following the program, and a decrease in the use of health-related […]

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Canary Health Identified as Benchmark in Fight Against Type 2 Diabetes and Prediabetes

Canary Health was recently featured in The Anthology of Bright Spots, a project of the DiabTribe Foundation. The project identified programs, companies, etc. in type 2 diabetes and prediabetes that are considered ‘working’ or successes in the fight against both, and which can be looked upon as benchmarks in the industry. Canary Health is proud […]

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Webinar: Do Digital Therapeutic Programs Work? with Dr. Kate Lorig

How do digital therapeutic programs work? How does self-management support uniquely drive engagement and improved outcomes? How can digital therapeutic programs complement condition management and population health initiatives? What would it take for my organization to get this impact? These critical questions and others are conclusively answered in this webinar highlighting the digital therapeutics self-management […]

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