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What if you, by your own hand, held the power to transform your personal health and wellness outcomes? Sounds incredulous, doesn’t it? Well, science is merging with the metaphysical in groundbreaking genetic research centered around the mind-body connection. Medical science has long been driven by the belief that ultimately, our DNA is hardwired and determines our health outcomes - subsequently

For this week, I thought I would provide some insight and background on the recent changes at Healthways. On July 27, 2016, Healthways sold its Total Population Health Services and Emerging Markets business to Sharecare, founded in 2010 by internet entrepreneur, Jeff Arnold and Dr. Mehmet Oz, renowned cardiac surgeon and TV personality. In his recent blog post, CEO and Chairman of Sharecare, Jeff Arnold stated: “By

The connection between employee well-being and productivity was documented as early as the late 19th century. National Cash Register offered pre workday horseback rides to its staff, believing that beginning the workday outside in the fresh air made for a happier, more productive employee. 136 years later the notion that employee well-being has a direct impact on an organization’s

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure, along with several esteemed colleagues, to host the first ever Healthways Innovation Living Lab’s PitchFest. Ten dynamic entrepreneurs were given four minutes to share their most innovative ideas around transforming health and well-being. What transpired far exceeded our expectations. At the end of the four hours, we had been introduced to ten passionate,

As a game-changing disruptor, I hereby pledge to:

Pledge


• Channel my passion into action
• Harness the power of empathy
• Go “all in” and put the consumer first
• Build a league of heroes who will change the system
• Work fast and cheap, fail regularly, and never accept the status quo
• Never be OK with mild salsa