Category: Population Health

Published in Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine, researchers found that pairing a physical activity tracker such as a Fitbit was related to greater success with weight loss, with those wearing activity trackers being 40% more likely to achieve a 5% BMI

Members pairing a wearable fitness tracker are 40% more likely to achieve 5% BMI reduction

Researchers at Virginia Tech, University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Georgia State University have been studying the impact of physical activity trackers on weight loss and overall engagement in a wellness program. In a peer-reviewed paper recently published in the Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), researchers analyzed members of incentaHEALTH's Weigh [...]
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incentaHEALTH Wellness Analytics

Visual Wellness Analytics with incentaHEALTH

You can't manage what you can't measure. Powered by incentaHEALTH's patented HEALTHspot® scale, employers, health plans and health care providers can analyze health trends across large populations. We offer point-and-click dashboards that let you visualize aggregate health metrics so you can see the impact of the incentaHEALTH Wellness program. Watch the video below to see a [...]
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PRESS RELEASE: Digital Health Platform Notes Significant Stress Resilience Among Members

incentaHEALTH flips the tables on current research trends to study the impact of decreased weight loss on stress within its Colorado population Since 2003, award-winning incentaHEALTH has offered scalable weight loss solutions to employees, community members and patients. Through the utilization of behavior economics, individuals are encouraged to adopt new habits around healthy eating and active [...]
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PRESS RELEASE: Colorado Health Tech Company Combats Obesity Epidemic

incentaHEALTH strives to ensure Colorado maintains ranking as state with lowest obesity rates Denver, February 3, 2020: Obesity rates have more than doubled since the 1980s; and a recent report from The New England Journal of Medicine predicts that by 2030, nearly 1 in 2 adults will suffer from obesity, or a BMI higher than 30. [...]
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Award Winning incentaHEALTH Takes the City of Denver’s ‘Innovation’ Honor

On April 7, 2016, Mayor Michael B. Hancock joined more than 100 city officials, finalists and community partners to announce the winners of the second annual Denver Healthy Communities Awards. incentaHEALTH’s Colorado community program, Weigh and Win, was awarded the “Public and Environmental Health Innovation Award” by Denver’s Department of Environmental Health at the 2016 Healthy [...]
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Incentive program helps people lose weight

An incentive program that pays people every 90 days for achieving a healthier weight has been launched by the UNMC College of Public Health in partnership with the Nebraska Medicine Fontenelle Clinic and incentaHEALTH. Weight loss kiosk at Fontenelle Clinic The project builds on a partnership between UNMC researchers and incentaHEALTH, a Colorado company that specializes in [...]
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PRESS RELEASE: incentaHEALTH’s Virtual Diabetes Prevention Program Earns CDC Preliminary Recognition

Patented platform uses visual progress tracking to reward members for improving their nutrition and exercise and reducing their risk for type 2 diabetes DENVER, November 18, 2019 – Digital health company, incentaHEALTH, announced today that they have earned Preliminary Recognition status from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for their virtual diabetes prevention program [...]
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Banner Health and incentaHEALTH Tackle Obesity

Banner Health and incentaHEALTH Team Up to Tackle Obesity

January 7, 2019 East Morgan County Hospital’s Weigh and Win program location was named as top 10 ‘weigh in’ locations in the state last month. In a joint effort with the City of Brush, East Morgan County Hospital, Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center and the Weigh and Win Program, the city’s Weigh and Win program location [...]
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