Category: Population Health

incentaHEALTH Member Focuses on Whole Body Health

Lauren joined incentaHEALTH in 2021 as a way of holding herself accountable to her weight loss and health goals. Today, she has completed one year of the program and has lost 76 pounds! Lauren used incentaHEALTH to improve not only her physical health, but her mental health as well.  “When starting the program my goal was [...]
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Obesity Prevention Begins in the Home

A Growing Obesity Crisis 73% of U.S. adults are either overweight or obese. The pandemic lockdowns have made matters worse. In an analysis of 15 million patients in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems, 39% of patients have gained weight during the pandemic. Our world has become more and more sedentary, with time formerly spent being active [...]
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incentaHEALTH uses Motivational Interviewing to Evoke Change

Suzie, a 51-year-old Colorado resident struggled to find the motivation to lose weight and improve her lifestyle. IncentaHEALTH gave her the resources she needed for success. “My greatest hurdle was listening to that voice – that voice was telling me I needed to do something with my life. I needed to make a change.” According to [...]
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Diabetes: A Rising Health Crisis

While the country has been confronting the COVID-19  pandemic, another health crisis has been occurring. Diabetes related deaths for Americans has surpassed the 100,000 mark for the second year in a row. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), deaths increased by 17% in 2020 and 15% in 2021. In 2019, [...]
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What is the National DPP?

In the United States an estimated 88 million - that’s 1 in 3 adults - has prediabetes. More shocking, 90% don’t know they have it.  The National DPP Program To address this rising health crisis, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) created the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP). The National DPP is a network of [...]
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The Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center and incentaHEALTH partner to offer Type 2 diabetes prevention

The Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center is working with incentaHEALTH to offer incentaHEALTH’s virtual diabetes prevention program, #PreventDiabetes, to Connecticut community members. #PreventDiabetes is a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) fully recognized virtual National Diabetes Prevention Program.  The Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center is conducting a research project working to improve the health in low income communities by [...]
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Case Study: Weigh and Win, A Community Wellness Program

Funding Partner: Payor and ProviderParticipant Profile: 32 average starting BMI, 43 average agePartnerships: Libraries, Retailers, Recreation Centers, Cities and Municipalities, Clinics, EmployersLocation: Colorado Objectives Implement scalable, effective community-focused behavior change program.Improve obesity rates with community members across Colorado. (JGIM, March 2017)Reduce health care costs for payers. (Preventive Medicine, October 2017) Key Outcomes EngagementOver 106,000 members enrolled [...]
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Cracking the Code for Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) in partnership with Federally Qualified Health Centers

Since 2003, incentaHEALTH has been known for its durable behavior change and unique ability to “meet people where they are” to offer engaging, effective, and evidence-based weight management programs. Initially focused solely on weight management, incentaHEALTH has grown to offer a virtual diabetes prevention program called #PreventDiabetes.  The digital platform has received preliminary recognition from the [...]
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