A Transformative Time for Healthcare: The AI and GLP-1 Revolution
Watch the discussion on how best to use technology and new drugs to responsibly apply to improve care and impact costs.
Weight Loss Drug Demand Must Be Addressed With New Solutions & Strategies
As the demand for GLP-1 medications continues to soar, health plans and employers must develop a weight management strategy that balances the clinical indications with the financial implications.
Leveling the Playing Field by Prioritizing Health Equity
Watch the discussion on how health tech can impact the challenge of everyone in the system getting access to the care they need and trying to get out ahead of acute events.
American Heart Month in Review: Lark Helps Patients Assess and Manage Their Cardiovascular Risk
By providing patients with the tools they need to improve their heart health, Lark supports their cardiac self-efficacy—their ability to manage and improve their cardiovascular health.
Lark Health’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Heart Health Program Significantly Improves Cardiac Self-Efficacy
Pilot study reveals digital coaching with educational resources and remote patient monitoring helps increase confidence in improving and managing heart health
Lark Learning Series: Digital Health Data and Its Implications for Improving Patient Engagement
The systematic collection of data is critical for any modern business, particularly in healthcare. As health plans and employers identify new digital care solutions that will support both their business objectives and members, it’s imperative to keep the application and accessibility of data in mind.
New Studies Connect Digital Care Engagement and Positive Health Outcomes
Lark Health's latest published research shows the clinical effectiveness of its digital Diabetes Prevention and Hypertension Management programs.
Video: About Lark
Lark provides health plans, employers, providers and other organizations access to an expanding chronic disease prevention and management platform for their customers. With Lark's 24/7, personalized virtual care coach that is accessible right from a persons smartphone, users are able to engage with their care needs anytime, anywhere; empowering them to take actions for a healthier tomorrow.
Webinar: Breaking Down Barriers: Enhancing Medicare Advantage Member Engagement & Experience with Technology
During our August “Lark Learning Session,” Medical Director, Dr. Jason Paruthi and Clinical Research Strategist Dr. Lauren Buch dive into the current state of Medicare Advantage plans - emphasizing the challenges and opportunities associated with member engagement, enrollment, and experience - and the importance of identifying technology solutions to offer beneficiaries that will support your organization and your members immediately upon enrollment.
Lark for Salesforce: Improve Member Experience and Operational Efficiency
Provider shortages, care delivery barriers, operational inefficiencies, and member satisfaction rates are just a few of the challenges in today's healthcare environment. With so many external forces affecting payers' ecosystems, it is imperative that the right digital solutions, like Lark, are activated and deployed.
Lark's Wellness & Prevention Program for Health Plans
Learn more about Lark's Wellness & Prevention program, and how it can benefit your members.
Lark's Diabetes Prevention Program for Health Plans
Learn more about Lark's Diabetes Prevention program, and how it can benefit your members.
Redefining Care Management Together: Lark + Salesforce
Recently at Dreamforce, Salesforce’s largest conference with over 40,000 attendees, Lark’s CEO Julia Hu alongside the CCO and CHO of Salesforce Healthhad the opportunity to share how Salesforce and Lark are working together on the future of care management. The panel focused on current challenges and the impact of innovation in the health and technology industries.
Lark Health | Demonstrated Study Outcomes with A.I. + Clinical Science.
<p class="" style="white-space:pre-wrap;">The science and practice of health and medicine seem to be progressing so rapidly. Despite this progress, new research suggests a different narrative. Data from the CDC and an analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that life expectancy in the U.S. has recently dipped, and deaths from cardiometabolic diseases are on the rise.</p>
Managing Diabetes Takes A Lot of Work — AI Can Help Ease the Burden
<p class="" style="white-space:pre-wrap;">Diabetes remains one of the most complex, widespread, and costly chronic conditions in the US. In fact, with an annual spend of $327 billion, it tops the list for health care costs. This cost burden weighs on patients, as well as their employers, who are struggling to rein in medical spending that squeezes their bottom line. </p>
Chronic Condition-Related Costs Are Overwhelming Medicare Advantage | Infographic
<p class="" style="white-space:pre-wrap;">In 2018, the United States spent $3.65 trillion dollars on health care spending, with 80% are related to managing chronic disease like diabetes and heart disease. For those over the age of 65, 3/4 currently have a chronic condition and are eligible for Medicare Advantage. Lark has created this infographic to highlight how much chronic conditions are costing Medicare Advantage plans, and how they take control of these costs.</p>
How Healthcare Mobile Apps Can Improve Patient Care
<p class="" style="white-space:pre-wrap;">Currently, healthcare systems tend to treat the sickest few with expensive treatments, while falling short on primary, secondary, and tertiary preventive measures for those with chronic conditions who could benefit. At the same time, there is a shortage in healthcare providers which is expected to grow in coming years.</p>
Six Reasons Your Company Needs a Corporate Wellness Program Today
<p class="" style="white-space:pre-wrap;">What does “wellness”mean to you? It means eating well and being fit to many people, but wellness can mean so much more. It can include other aspects of well-being, such as maintaining or improving mental and emotional health, engaging in other healthy behaviors and taking a long-term approach. Here are six reasons your company needs a corporate wellness program today.</p>
Preventing Chronic Disease in Medicare Advantage Populations
<p class="" style="white-space:pre-wrap;">Since chronic diseases are the greatest driver of healthcare costs and lost productivity, you cannot afford to ignore their impact. As an employer or insurer, you need to know that 9 in 10 healthcare dollars in the United States are spent on chronic diseases and mental health conditions for a total annual cost of about $3 trillion.</p>
Digital Therapeutics for Medicare Advantage Populations
<p style="white-space: pre-wrap;">The world has gone digital. Are you keeping up? Digital therapeutics are not the <em>next</em> big thing in healthcare. Digital therapeutics are the <em>current </em>big thing in healthcare! If your organization is not using them, you are risking sicker members or employees, and higher healthcare costs, and decreased productivity.</p>
Diabetes Prevention Program ROI for Medicare Advantage Populations
<p class="" style="white-space:pre-wrap;">This study evaluated the impact of a virtual version of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) on healthcare utilization and costs in a Medicare Advantage population. </p>
Chronic Disease Management for Medicare Advantage Populations
<p class="" style="white-space:pre-wrap;">Chronic disease management is a necessity, not a choice, for Medicare Advantage payors. Chronic diseases affect 60% of adults and place, by far, the biggest burden on the healthcare system. Improving chronic disease management processes and outcomes in your organization could lower your costs and improve productivity.</p>
Diabetes Prevention in Medicare Advantage Populations
<p style="white-space: pre-wrap;">The Diabetes Prevention Program is recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as an effective way to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes among individuals with prediabetes or high type 2 diabetes risk. The DPP has been shown to lower 3-year diabetes risk by over 50%. </p>
Medication Adherence in Medicare Advantage Populations
<p style="white-space: pre-wrap;">Prescription medications can save lives and improve quality of life when used properly, but they are not always as effective as they could be. That is not because of poor medical care or problems with the drugs themselves. Rather, there is a major problem with medication non-adherence.</p>
CDC Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Coach
<p style="white-space:pre-wrap;">Diabetes is taking a toll on the country’s healthcare system and economy. The condition affects 1 in 8 adults, is the seventh-leading cause of death and a common factor in heart disease and stroke. Many providers offer a DPP, but Lark has a digital DPP with full CDC recognition. Lark DPP is a personalized lifestyle coach that is easy to implement and infinitely scalable.</p>
Lifestyle Change as a Cost-Effective Alternative to Medication
<p style="white-space:pre-wrap;">Prescription medications can often help manage chronic diseases, but their drawbacks can include high upfront costs, side effects or complications, and lack of effectiveness due to low adherence. Lifestyle changes are known to lower risk for and help control many chronic conditions.</p>
Chronic Disease Management Programs
Chronic disease management is a necessity, not a choice, for payors. Chronic diseases affect 60% of adults and place, by far, the biggest burden on the healthcare system. Improving chronic disease management processes and outcomes in your organization could lower your costs and improve productivity.
Disease Prevention (Definition)
<p style="white-space:pre-wrap;">Chronic disease prevention and management strategies can be multi-faceted and targeted towards all three levels of prevention. Realistic strategies must consider cost and cost-effectiveness, reach, and effectiveness. These are some approaches to chronic disease prevention that can have widespread impact.</p>
Preventing Chronic Disease
<p style="white-space:pre-wrap;">Since chronic diseases are the greatest driver of healthcare costs and lost productivity, you cannot afford to ignore their impact. As an employer or insurer, you need to know that 9 in 10 healthcare dollars in the United States are spent on chronic diseases and mental health conditions for a total annual cost of about $3 trillion</p>
Reduction in the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes with Lifestyle Intervention or Metformin
Type 2 diabetes affects approximately 8 percent of adults in the United States...
Medical Mutual and Lark Partner to Deliver Enhanced Disease Management
New Partnership Provides Medical Mutual Members Access to More Comprehensive Diabetes Prevention, Diabetes Care, Hypertension Care, and Prevention Programs
Study: Adults Over 65 Years More Engaged with Digital Coaching Platform Than Younger Adults
Peer-reviewed research of Lark Health data shows promise for widespread adoption of AI-powered platforms among older adults