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Small Data, Big Results: How a New Generation of Consumers is Using Personal Health Data to "Hack" Their Care

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM EST

Today's leading edge PHR platforms are giving a new generation of consumers more than just access to their health data. They're providing an unprecedented opportunity to act on it.

Join Fard Johnmar, co-author of e-Patient 2015, to learn why employers, healthcare providers, TPAs and anyone else concerned about population health should actively help consumers use their personal health data to "carehack" the system.

David Goldsmith, Executive Director, Dossia
Fard Johnmar, Co-author, ePatient 2015: 15 Surprising Trends Changing Healthcare

Closing the Engagement Gap: Selling Employees on Health and Wellness

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

If employee health improvement is so important, then why is it so hard?

We all know that to achieve meaningful engagement we need to have leadership endorsement, effective communications, relevant incentives, and a supportive culture.

  • Then why the Engagement Gap?
  • What's missing in our planning and execution?
  • What more can we do with our tools and resources to close the gap?

In this second in our series of webinars on new models for consumer engagement, industry thought leader Frank Hone looks at what employers, providers and others can learn from the world of consumer products marketing and advertising. As Chief Engagement Officer at Healthcentric Partners, Inc., Frank explains how to think differently about the challenge at hand and build strategies designed for success. He applies his health behavior change experience from a career in advertising and his recent role as Director of Sustainable Engagement at Healthways.

Frank Hone, Chief Engagement Officer at Healthcentric Partners, Inc.

What Coca-Cola, ConAgra and Best Buy Can Teach Us About Consumer Engagement in Health

November 7, 2013

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Eastern

Consumer health engagement. It's one of the most complex challenges we face in health care today, yet in our seemingly endless search for models that work, we only rarely look to industries outside our own for new insights and ideas.

In this first in a series of webinars on new models for consumer engagement, we look at how FICO is using predictive analytics developed for the consumer packaged goods industry to drive improvements in medication adherence and enrollment in disease management programs.

David Shellenberger, Sr. Director, Scoring and Advanced Analytics
Scott Benson, Client Partner, Health Care Industry

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Health 2.0 Conference

September 29 - October 2, 2013

The annual Health 2.0 conference is just around the corner and we're thrilled to announce that Dossia has been invited to demonstrate our new population health management system, the Dossia Dashboard on the main stage. We hope you can join us.

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Press Releases

Dossia Signs Content Agreement With Consumer Reports to Deliver Decision Support Tools to Patients

November 12th

BOSTON (November 12, 2014) - Dossia, a pioneer in the development of personal and population health management tools, today announced a partnership agreement with Consumer Reports to distribute “just-in-time” decision-support content to users of the Dossia Personal Health Manager.

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Medova Healthcare Selects Dossia to Power its Flagship Consumer Lifestyle Health Plans

May 7th

BOSTON (May 7, 2014) - Medova Healthcare Financial Group, a group health benefits administrator and wellness company serving self - insured employers, today announced that it has launch ed the Dossia Health Management System ™ to provide its customers with an integrated platform to support population health management and employee engagement.

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Dossia Rolls Out Health Analytics Platform to Support Technology-Driven Population Health Management

September 26th

BOSTON (September 26, 2013) - In a move to help organizations rein in health care costs and improve their members' health, Dossia today announced the launch of the Dossia Dashboard, a population health management system that pairs the company's personal health management platform with real-time data analytics and evidence-based health rules to drive targeted and personalized health interventions.

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Dossia Launches New Livli Social Network to Promote Better Consumer Health

Oct. 24th, 2012

Free Online Service Promotes Well-Being in Interactive Setting that Targets and Tracks a Healthier Lifestyle.

Dossia Allies with Mediclim to Provide Weather Related Health Alerts

Sept. 25th, 2012

Leading Health Management System provider adds best in class weather health warning system to application ecosystem.

Healthy Achievers, Inc. Selects Dossia Health Management System to Serve as Foundation for Integrated Wellness Programs

Sept. 10th, 2012

Leading Wellness Provider chooses leading Health Management System to supply comprehensive member engagement platform.

Dossia Announces Strategic Alliance with to Provide Users with Online Access to Dermatologists

Aug. 27, 2012

Leading online dermatology provider adds services to Dossia Marketplace

Dossia Embarks on Strategic Alliance With Wellness Corporate Solutions to Provide Integrated Care Management for Employees

July 11th, 2012

Leading health management system provider teams up with leading corporate wellness company to provide total health management solution.

Dossia Allies With 30 Days to Sanity™ to Provide Individuals With Leading Stress / Work-life Solution

May 21, 2012

Leading health management system provider adds 30 Days to Sanity™ to Healthcare Marketplace to empower individuals to better manage stress and work-life balance

Dossia Allies with City of New York to Launch Pilot for Community-Based Health Promotion Initiative

May 7, 2012

Leading Personal Health Management System Provider offers Personal Health Manager to community organizations to better manage health promotion programs among local communities.

Dossia Joins Forces With Patient PAL to Provide Individuals With Tools Necessary to Put Them at the Center of Their Health and Care

January 31, 2012

Leading health management system provider integrates with leading patient advocacy service to empower individuals with tools to enable them to obtain higher quality healthcare.

Deployment of Dossia Health Management System Leads to Increased Engagement Among User Populations of Fortune 500 Companies

December 12, 2011

Dossia, a leading Personal Health Management System provider, today announced that the Dossia Health Management System has been deployed at six of its founding member companies. The Dossia Health Management System, which was announced in July 2011, makes individuals' health data actionable with customized applications that are brought together on a single intelligent platform in order to deliver unprecedented personalization to better support wellness and healthcare decision-making.

Since deploying the Dossia Health Manager beginning in Mid-September, Dossia has seen a significant increase in engagement among its user population. With the availability of new and innovative capabilities, there has been a 30% increase in unique monthly users, along with a 42% increase in the sharing of records with family members, providers and other healthcare professionals. Additionally, daily log-in activity has increased by over 20%.

Dossia Launches Next Generation Health Management System

July 20, 2011

Dossia, a leading Personal Health Record System provider, today announced the launch of the Dossia Health Manager, an innovative health management system. The Dossia solution makes individuals' health data actionable with customized applications that are brought together on a single intelligent platform in order to deliver unprecedented personalization to better support wellness and healthcare decision-making. The Dossia System further integrates game and social dynamics, incentives and messaging to foster sustained user engagement and behavior change, thereby offering long-term value to employers, employees and their families.

Dossia Supports "3rd Annual Public Health and Technology Conference" at Harvard School of Public Health

April 13, 2011

Dossia, a leading Personal Health Management System provider, announced today that it is supporting the Harvard School of Public Health's Public Health and Technology Student Forum's 3rd Annual Public Health and Technology Conference. The conference, entitled "Enabling the Adoption of HIT to Transform Patient Care," is a daylong event that will bring together industry and academic experts to discuss the current state of Health IT in the US as well as a vision for the future. The conference will take place at the historic Harvard Club of Boston, on Monday, April 25th, 2011.

Dossia Appoints Former Pitney Bowes Chief Executive Michael Critelli as President and CEO.

January 6, 2011

Dossia, a leading personal health record platform provider, announced today the appointment of Michael Critelli as President and CEO. Mr. Critelli is the former CEO of Pitney Bowes and has been serving as Dossia's Chairman of the Board. Craig Barrett, retired CEO/Chairman of the Board of Intel, will be replacing Mr. Critelli as Dossia's new Board Chairman.

Dossia Allies with Healthcare Blue Book to Empower Employees with Fair Pricing Information.

December 1, 2010

Leading Personal Health Platform Provider continues commitment to enabling employers and employees to achieve better value for their healthcare spending by adding leading online provider of fair healthcare pricing information to application ecosystem.

Dossia Continues to Accelerate Personal Health Solution Ecosystem Growth and Expands Offerings.

May 24, 2010

Dossia announces that the organization will now be offering the Dossia Personal Health Platform to companies outside the original Founder community as a Software-as-a-Service package.

Joint Statement - Dossia, Google, Microsoft

March 15, 2010

Dossia, Google and Microsoft offer joint comments on the HHS proposed rule.

Why Dossia Q & A

January 29, 2010

Dossia Announces Dependent Capabilities for Personal Health Records

October 26, 2009

Leading Personal Health Record Provider Announces That It Now Offers Personal Health Records to Dependents, in Addition to Employees

Value of employee wellness

October 10, 2009

Value of employee wellness

Benefits of investing in Dossia

September 9, 2009

Benefits of investing in Dossia

Dossia API Release

June 30, 2009

Dossia Unveils New Application Programming Interface for its Personally- Controlled Health Record Platform

Dossia comments to HIT Policy Committee on Meaningful Use-June, 26 2009

June 26, 2009

Comments regarding the Recommendations of the HIT Policy Committee Meaningful Use Workgroup

HHS Dossia Testimony 5-8-09

May 20, 2009

Written Testimony of Colin Evans, President CEO, Dossia before the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality, and Security May 20, 2009.

Abraxis Bioscience joins Dossia Founders Group

April 8, 2009

PORTLAND, Ore., April 8, 2009 Dossia today announced Abraxis BioScience Inc. as the newest member of the Dossia Founders Group, joining eight major U.S. employers dedicated to empowering employees to make smarter, more informed decisions about their healthcare. The Dossia Founders include Applied Materials, AT&T, BP America, Cardinal Health, Intel, Pitney Bowes, sanofi-aventis and Wal-Mart.

Open Letter to the Hon Barack H Obama

January 23, 2009

Open Letter to the Hon Barack H Obama

MediKeeper selected as a PHR application provider by Dossia

January 12, 2009

MediKeeper, a leading provider of software and technologies for patient and employee health, wellness, and adherence, has been selected as one of Dossia's personal health record application providers.

Dossia Executive Appointed New CCHIT Commissioner

October 20, 2008

Richard Benoit lends healthcare technology expertise to organizations certification program.

Dossia Joins Continua Health Alliance

October 13, 2008

Dossia Joins Continua Health Alliance, Highlights Open Standards for Healthcare Technology

Wal-Mart/Dossia Deployment to Associates

September 13, 2008

As the first major step in a series of milestones to connect consumers to their health information, Dossia has deployed its personally-controlled health record (PCHRs) to Wal-Mart associates as part of their open enrollment period. A close collaboration between Dossia, Wal-Mart and WebMD, this PCHR deployment connects Wal-Mart associates to their health information in a direct and meaningful way, empowering them to make better-informed healthcare decisions.

Dossia Advocates

September 8, 2008

Notes from the Dossia allies at launch.

Craig R. Barrett's Testimony to the Senate Committee on Finance, June 16, 2008

June 16, 2008

The transcription of Craig R. Barrett's testimony to the Senate Committee on Finance for their summit, titled "Prepare for Launch: Health Reform Summit 2008: Trends in Employer Sponsored Health Coverage."

About Dossia

June 16, 2008

A flyer with basic information about Dossia and the Dossia Personally-Controlled Health Record system.

New Orleans Health Department Exploring Lifelong Medical Records

July 31, 2008

The City of New Orleans Health Department Exploring Lifelong Medical Records.

Company Statements

July 31, 2008

Comments on Dossia from America's Corporate Leaders.

Dossia Gains Momentum

July 31, 2008

Dossia gains momentum toward providing employees with personal, private, portable and secure health records.

Dossia Launches

July 31, 2008

Major U.S. Employers Join to Provide Lifelong Personal Health Records for Employees

Cardinal Health Joins Dossia

July 31, 2008

Cardinal Health Joins Major U.S. Employers in Effort to Make Lifelong Personal Health Records Available to Individuals Nationwide

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