|By Business Wire||
|February 20, 2013 09:09 AM EST||
OneHealth® Solutions, Inc., the leading behavior change platform company improving health outcomes and the cost of care for patients, providers, payers, and employers, today announced the launch of its OnTheGo mobile application, available now to members on the iOS and Android operating systems.
The mobile app connects securely to OneHealth’s patent-pending behavior change platform, which leverages social networking technology, clinical principles, and game mechanics to engage participants and provide continuous interactive support to measurably improve health outcomes.
OneHealth's Social Solutioning® platform provides support for a wide range of chronic behavioral and medical conditions, including addiction, tobacco cessation, depression, stress reduction, diabetes, obesity, respiratory conditions, and caregiver/family support.
With the widespread adoption and popularity of mobile devices, and an on-the-go population and workforce, it is critical to offer smart phone and tablet-based health applications that reach people who do not have access to personal computers and laptops. The OneHealth OnTheGo app offers members more opportunity to engage in their own health and benefit from real-time support 24/7 from their mobile devices, including the ability to:
- Access and respond to all important health news from friends and communities in their personalized “Health Circle”
- Participate in a variety of health condition communities
- Post photos and links to their “Health Circle” and community walls
- Receive and respond to alerts and notifications from their peers and communities
- Provide and receive real-time support and assistance
- Give positive reinforcement to peers who achieve milestones
“As the only behavior change platform that merges behavioral, physical, and mental health together with well-being into an integrated offering for managing co-morbid conditions to create real outcomes, we are excited to launch a mobile application that makes it easier for members to access the information and support they need to manage their health goals when and where they need it,” said Bruce Springer, CEO of OneHealth. “We are dedicated to providing solutions that improve the health, satisfaction, and well-being of participating members, and this mobile app greatly extends our services capability and enhances the user experience.”
OneHealth has achieved consistent engagement and improved clinical outcomes for customers and members using its behavior change platform. With the launch of the mobile application, OneHealth, as with other social networks that are becoming primarily mobile-based, is already seeing significantly more engagement as a result of mobile access to its platform.
In addition to the OnTheGo application, OneHealth also offers OneHealth Meeting Finder, the most comprehensive directory of community support resources with listings for more than 200,000 meetings across the U.S.
About OneHealth Solutions, Inc.
OneHealth is the leading behavior change platform for the healthcare industry via a technology-enabled services model that lowers the costs of care management and provides greater outcomes for chronic patient populations. Our web and mobile-based Social Solutioning® program influences positive behavior to improve health and deliver measurable value through a patented combination of social-networking technology, evidence-based clinical principles, and engaging game mechanics. For additional information visit www.onehealth.com.
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