Twine Health Tapped by Wellness Coaches for Employee Health Activation

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National onsite wellness coaches will enhance offering with the Twine platform.

We’re excited to be working with Twine to further strengthen the connection between our coaches and employees.

Together with Wellness Coaches, the nation’s largest national provider of onsite wellness coaching, Twine Health announces that Wellness Coaches has picked up the Twine Employee Health Activation Platform to expand the company’s current offerings.

Wellness Coaches onsite health coaches will use the Twine Employee Health Activation Platform to further enhance connectivity to, and expand the reach of, their coaches, by allowing all employees, spouses and dependents access to the coach via the platform. They will leverage Twine’s integrated incentive management tools to help drive initial coaching interactions where they co-develop health action plans based on the employees’ personal goals, needs and interests. This collaborative approach breaks down difficult lifestyle changes into manageable steps and will synchronize with employee phones to support and track daily progress. Powerful dashboards and communication tools will help coaches provide the right support, to the right patients, at the right time, leading to improved health outcomes and lower costs.

Wellness Coaches has selected Twine Health as a technology partner in order to help even more employees improve the health, safety and well-being in the populations they serve. Wellness Coaches currently delivers its health and safety services to more than 500 employee worksites in 35 states, and has had more than 5 million coaching sessions with over 250,000 employees.

“We’ve proven that our model of care dramatically improves the health and safety of employer workforces,” said Gene McGuire, Managing Partner of Wellness Coaches. “We’re excited to be working with Twine to further strengthen the connection between our coaches and employees, and to expand accessibility of our coaches to remote employees and beneficiaries. As a result, we will be positioned to help even more people improve their risky health and safety behaviors and the many disease states and chronic conditions they cause.”

“Wellness Coaches is one of the most successful coaching companies in the entire industry, and we look forward to partnering with them to enhance and scale the powerful relationships that they build between coaches and employees,” said John Moore, MD, PhD, CEO and co-founder of Twine Health. “Twine is designed on the premise that technology alone isn’t the solution to better health but is a tool that can allow people to accomplish super-human results in collaboration. Because of their intense focus on building great relationships, Wellness Coaches is set up to take advantage of Twine right from the start.”

Wellness Coaches has begun deploying Twine to its 175 onsite coaches nationwide, and is expected to have the platform available for use by all coaches in the Fall of 2017.

About Wellness Coaches
Wellness Coaches is the only onsite wellness and injury prevention coaching company that reaches, engages and coaches entire employee populations while connecting and enhancing the value of all other available resources. The combination of the total population reach, remarkable engagement rates, state-of-the-art onsite coaching and integration with all other resources work together to produce higher levels of improvement in employee population health and injury prevention risks than ever before possible. More information can be found at http://www.wcusa.com.

About Twine Health: Twine's cloud-based Employee Health Activation Platform is designed for workplace health providers, to dramatically increase employee participation and high levels of engagement, resulting in incredible outcomes and lowers costs. Twine taps patients’ intrinsic motivations with personalized action plans; patient-generated data powers analytics that inspire timely coaching moments of support, motivation and celebration. The Twine platform can be used for any patient and all conditions, but is most commonly used to help patients with chronic disease, and has produced the largest-ever published impact on hypertension and diabetes management. Twine is based on the founders’ six years of research at the MIT Media Lab in health psychology and human-computer interaction. For more, visit http://www.twinehealth.com.

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