Wildflower Health Acquires Circle, an Innovative Mobile Health Business

Today, we completed the acquisition of Circle, an innovative mobile health business that was incubated by Providence St. Joseph Health. This combination of technologies and expertise creates a groundbreaking platform for family health engagement. Wildflower is nurturing an ecosystem that allows for individual users to mange the health of their entire family, while accessing benefits […]

Addressing the #1 Complication of Childbirth

As part of maternal mental health awareness month, we’re shining a light on postpartum depression—the #1 complication of childbirth. Did you know that 1-in-7 moms and 1-in-10 dads experience emotional struggles after the birth of their baby? Parents of every culture, age, income level and race can develop perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Symptoms can […]

Medicaid Members Embrace Mobile for Maternity

Wildflower Study Compares Mobile App Engagement Among Commercial vs. Medicaid Populations Will Medicaid members engage with a mobile app that supports healthy pregnancies? And will this population engage at a higher rate than commercial groups? Wildflower recently studied engagement for our Medicaid clients and compared these rates with commercial clients to determine which audience was […]

Wildflower Health Releases Family Health Mobile App for Wyoming, Strengthening the Digital Health Partnership

Working with the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH), Wildflower Health, a leading mobile health software company connecting families to health resources on their smartphone, announces the release of their newest mobile health app collaboration, Family Health. The Family Health mobile app helps the “Chief Health Officer of the Home” track family health with tools to […]

Wildflower Health Announces Publication of Outcomes

I am thrilled to announce that users of our Due Date Plus application were found to engage in prenatal care earlier and have fewer low-birth weight babies than non-app users. Wildflower Health’s first peer-reviewed journal article, “Impact of a Mobile Health Application on User Engagement and Pregnancy Outcomes Among Wyoming Medicaid Members,” is an original […]

Redefining What It Means to Be A “Women’s Health” Company

I was recently part of a podcast that our friends at Rock Health produced titled Gaps and opportunities in women’s health and entrepreneurship. The conversation with Rock Health and fellow female entrepreneur Julia Cheek at EverlyWell brought back memories of how hard it was for Wildflower Health in the early days to convince investors that […]

BREAKING DOWN THE SILOS OF HEALTHCARE

Healthcare technology has come a long way in recent years. From virtual and augmented reality tools for non-invasive medical training, to systems that keep a human heart beating while awaiting transplant, to the effective use of electronic medical records, we’ve seen some impressive advances in the way we deliver care. For most consumers, however, the […]

Is Vision Overrated?

Like 40,000 other health IT professionals, I’m traveling to the HIMSS Conference and Exhibition in Orlando this weekend. My ambitious agenda for HIMSS17 includes participating in the Digital & Personal Connected Health Forum, attending lots of educational sessions, meeting with health system professionals, and walking the exhibition floor. The cross-country flight gave me an opportunity […]

A Question of Access

It makes a lot of sense. Supporting health education, providing preventative care, and delivering the right care at the right time can improve population health outcomes while reducing the dollars spent on healthcare services in the long run. While it seems to be a simple premise, patient access to healthcare services continues to be one […]

Tracking … with a valuable twist.

We track everything nowadays. With our smartphones, watches and other wearables, we keep tabs on heart rate, blood pressure, glucose levels, sleep patterns, nutrition and, of course, every step we take. The information we gather is useful, especially for those who need to monitor certain medical conditions. But at Wildflower Health, we create mobile applications […]