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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.

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Use Confidence to Fuel Further SuccessUse Confidence to Fuel Further Success

Use Confidence to Fuel Further Success

When it comes to setting and achieving goals, it may seem as though you either can, or you cannot. Does whether you <em>think</em> you can even matter? Arguably one of the most successful people in history, Henry Ford seemed to think so.

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Workouts for Every LevelWorkouts for Every Level

Workouts for Every Level

<p class="" style="white-space:pre-wrap;">Increasing physical activity is one of the best ways to lower diabetes risk. The program encourages you to get at least 150 minutes per week of physical activity, but you might find barriers to hitting that goal right now. A common barrier that you may experience is that your level of fitness is not quite there yet.</p>

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Health Professional Shortage Areas and How Telehealth Can HelpHealth Professional Shortage Areas and How Telehealth Can Help

Benefits of Remote Patient Monitoring

Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is a type of telehealth that involves collecting patient-generated data while patients are not in healthcare settings.

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Extra Help for Managing PrediabetesExtra Help for Managing Prediabetes

Extra Help for Managing Prediabetes

It's okay to need help with managing your prediabetes! Here are some of the places that you can turn to to continue your health journey.

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Demonstrated Study Outcomes with A.I. + Clinical Science.Demonstrated Study Outcomes with A.I. + Clinical Science.

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>

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Managing Diabetes Takes A Lot of Work —  AI Can Help Ease the BurdenManaging Diabetes Takes A Lot of Work —  AI Can Help Ease the Burden

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>

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Vent Away Your Prediabetes StressVent Away Your Prediabetes Stress

Vent Away Your Prediabetes Stress

<p class="" style="white-space:pre-wrap;">Good stress management can keep stress as a positive part of your life, and prevent it from interfering with blood sugar control if you have prediabetes or diabetes. You may already be familiar with methods such as getting active, meditating, and reading. Another approach is venting when things get overwhelming. Venting can help you feel better and keep stress under control, and these are some ways to vent when you have a specific stressful feeling.</p>

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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>

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How Healthcare Mobile Apps Can Improve Patient CareHow Healthcare Mobile Apps Can Improve Patient Care

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>

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Six Reasons Your Company Needs a Corporate Wellness Program TodaySix Reasons Your Company Needs a Corporate Wellness Program Today

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.&nbsp;Here are six reasons your company needs a corporate wellness program today.</p>

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Preventing Chronic Disease in Medicare Advantage PopulationsPreventing Chronic Disease in Medicare Advantage Populations

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>

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Digital Therapeutics for Medicare Advantage PopulationsDigital Therapeutics for Medicare Advantage Populations

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>

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Diabetes Prevention Program ROI for Medicare Advantage PopulationsDiabetes Prevention Program ROI for Medicare Advantage Populations

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>

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Chronic Disease Management for Medicare Advantage PopulationsChronic Disease Management for Medicare Advantage Populations

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>

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Diabetes Prevention in Medicare Advantage PopulationsDiabetes Prevention in Medicare Advantage Populations

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>

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Medication Adherence in Medicare Advantage PopulationsMedication Adherence in Medicare Advantage Populations

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>

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CDC Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle CoachCDC Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Coach

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>

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Lifestyle Change as a Cost-Effective Alternative to MedicationLifestyle Change as a Cost-Effective Alternative to Medication

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>

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Chronic Disease Management ProgramsChronic Disease Management Programs

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.

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Scaling the DPP: Urgent but PossibleScaling the DPP: Urgent but Possible

Scaling the DPP: Urgent but Possible

<p style="white-space:pre-wrap;">Given that we know how to prevent diabetes and there are DPP providers nationwide, why are cases of diabetes increasing, and how can we reverse the trend? </p>

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Disease Prevention (Definition)Disease Prevention (Definition)

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>

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Preventing Chronic DiseasePreventing Chronic Disease

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>

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Scalability Challenges: Digital Diabetes PreventionScalability Challenges: Digital Diabetes Prevention

Scalability Challenges: Digital Diabetes Prevention

<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>

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Reduction in the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes with Lifestyle Intervention or MetforminReduction in the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes with Lifestyle Intervention or Metformin

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...

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November is Diabetes Awareness MonthNovember is Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

<p style="white-space: pre-wrap;">November is Diabetes Awareness Month. <strong><em>November, 2018</em></strong>. Will it be the month that saves your life? Will it save your family members and friends? It may turn out to be a life-saving for millions of Americans because November is National Diabetes Awareness Month.</p>

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Artificial Intelligence - AIArtificial Intelligence - AI

Artificial Intelligence - AI | Lark Health

<p style="white-space: pre-wrap;">But that’s only possible with artificial intelligence and machine learning. So what is AI and why should you care about it for your employees and members?Lark has applied AI and Machine Learning technologies to build a complete chronic condition management solution.</p>

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Digital Therapeutics for Chronic DiseaseDigital Therapeutics for Chronic Disease

Digital Therapeutics for Chronic Disease | Lark Health

<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>

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Disease Management Programs (DMPs)Disease Management Programs (DMPs)

Disease Management Programs (DMPs)

<p style="white-space: pre-wrap;">Disease Management Programs are treatments that are offered through devices such as phones, sensors, apps, and computers. Many types of devices and health program delivery systems can be considered part of disease management. Digital health coaches that use artificial intelligence (AI) to provide customized coaching.</p>

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Chronic Disease Management:  How Employers Can HelpChronic Disease Management:  How Employers Can Help

Chronic Disease Management: How Employers Can Help

<p style="white-space: pre-wrap;">Chronic Disease Management is the single greatest contributor to reductions in healthcare spending by employers, and to employee satisfaction with health benefit offerings.</p>

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Diabetes Coaching AppDiabetes Coaching App

Diabetes Coaching App

You may think of a diabetes coach as a health professional that you see in person occasionally, but there are other options. A digital health coach can provide a full range of coaching services, plus have advantages over a live coach.

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Prediabetes ICD-10 Code: FAQsPrediabetes ICD-10 Code: FAQs

Prediabetes ICD-10 Code: FAQs

<p class="" style="white-space:pre-wrap;">Prediabetes may have no symptoms, but it is still a serious condition. The prediabetes ICD-10 code can clarify medical care for patients, providers, and insurers, and probably for you. Following are some questions you might have about it, and their simple answers.</p>

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No-Cost Fitbit, Digital ScaleNo-Cost Fitbit, Digital Scale

No-Cost Fitbit, Digital Scale

<p style="white-space: pre-wrap;">See if you qualify for a free Fitbit and Lark Health Coaching Program with our 1 minute quiz. </p>

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