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Through a first-of-its-kind integration, Hello Heart and CVS Health are meeting users where they are and providing a better-connected healthcare experience. Now, Hello Heart users in the pilot can schedule in-person visits at a MinuteClinic location near them—making it easier and faster than ever to get medical advice and medication adjustments.

This time of year, many employers are sitting down with their benefits consultants to discuss what changes to make to their healthcare plans next year. With the explosion of digital health solutions over the last few years, there are more options to choose from than ever—from wellness programs to MSK to mental health to heart health and more.The facts in this article make the case why most employers should start with the heart.

Fact: digital therapeutics work. Tom Kahl, CRO at Hello Heart, debunks popular misconceptions that prevent some organizations—and their employees—from experiencing the proven benefits that digital health can offer.

Dr. Sanjeev Aggarwal, head of surgery for one of the nation's busiest cardiovascular programs, shares his perspective on the status quo's flawed approach to cardiovascular health, the promise of preventative digital health solutions, and what led him to Hello Heart.

How's that New Year's resolution going? In this post, a Hello Heart data scientist explores what Hello Heart data says about New Year's resolutions—including the positive knock-on effects that even failed resolutions can have on creating healthier habits.

When I was a kid, I spent most of my free time running out in the potato fields behind our house, collecting flowers and insects. I used to bring home jars of my “findings” back into my room (which drove my parents crazy). To get a closer look at these things, I asked for a microscope for my 6th birthday. But there was more behind this request: I knew at a very young age that when I “grew up,” I wanted to be a scientist.

After more than a decade of experience in the cyber security space, I was thrilled to join Hello Heart in 2017 as a Chief Information Security Officer. As you can imagine, being a CISO at a health tech company is a huge responsibility — not only because of the need to comply with industry best practices and State and Federal regulations (e.g. HIPAA), but also because our users trust us with the most important and valuable information: their medical data. This trust is at the foundation of our organization, and that is why adhering to the highest standards of security and privacy protection are embedded in our core values.

The pilot’s voice crackled over the intercom — something about cruising altitude, I think. Or maybe it was about velocity. Or temperature. To be honest, I wasn’t paying much attention. Not because I was anxious, but because I was excited. I was heading to Mexico on vacation. It was my first post-pandemic trip outside the U.S. I felt like a kid at the start of the summer holidays.

For many employers, hypertension and cardiovascular disease are the top claims cost drivers. Through this partnership with Businessolver, employers get access to a streamlined process that simplifies and accelerates the implementation of Hello Heart in their organization.

You may have noticed that we recently changed our profile picture on social media to a rainbow-colored heart. Just like many other progressive and inclusive companies around the world, we did this to celebrate Pride Month. We’re proud of who we are and what we do — not just during Pride Month, but every single day of the year.

In March of 2020, I was looking outside my office window at empty Silicon Valley roads and realized that the world as we knew it has changed. Covid-19 was raging, shelter-at-home was just announced, and financial pressure and uncertainty were a potential death sentence to many startups.

We all know that a healthy heart is central to overall good health, yet the prevalence of heart conditions in the US continues to increase each year at a staggering rate, leading to millions of lost lives and billions of dollars in healthcare costs.

Occasional blood pressure checks at the doctor's office is often not enough. Track your blood pressure at home to make an earlier diagnosis, identify pre-hypertension, give you feedback and help reinforce any efforts you are making.

The early stages of hypertension (those you experience in your 20s, 30s and 40s) and high blood pressure can have a very real impact on how old you look. With HPB you age faster than you should, and those around you can tell.