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Join Carrot Health at the Dorsey Health Strategies Digital Health Conference

Please join Carrot Health at Dorsey & Whitney’s Digital Health Conference on November 14. Learn from those at the front line of digital health, as three panels with digital health experts from Dorsey Health Strategies, Dorsey & Whitney, and industry insiders discuss emerging business, legal, and regulatory issues in digital health. Kurt Waltenbaugh, CEO of…

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Carrot Health Insights | Four Healthy Behaviors

What are the long-term financial and health consequences of the lifestyles we lead? Two recent studies that analyze the behavioral determinants of health can help answer this question. Harvard University researchers focused on cancer in this article, and researchers at Oregon State University and the University of Mississippi looked at the behavioral determinants of chronic…

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Carrot Health Wins 2017 MedCity INVEST Twin Cities Pitch Perfect Contest

We are very pleased to announce that Carrot Health has been chosen as the winner of the 2017 MedCity INVEST Twin Cities Pitch Perfect Contest. The event, held on October 12, brought together active investors with corporate business development executives to facilitate investment opportunities with the most promising healthcare startups from the Digital Health sector.…

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Carrot Health Insights | Predicting Medicare Plan Choice

Picking a Medicare plan is a consumer choice. When seniors turn 65 and become eligible for Medicare, they have an array of plan types and insurance carriers to choose from. What factors influence this decision? Some are obvious: price, plan availability, plan design features, and physician network coverage. But this isn’t the full story. It…

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Carrot Health to Present at HALICON 2017

Please join Carrot Health at HALICON 2017 on October 6. Our presentation, “Modeling and Operationalizing Social Determinants of Health,” will discuss how Carrot Health is applying robust consumer and market data to advanced analytic methods to improve the healthcare market’s understanding of the Social Determinants of Health. We will demonstrate how this new level of…

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Carrot Health Insights | Hit The Road

Labor Day Weekend is almost here, and that means millions of Americans will be hitting the road. Last year, AAA estimated that 38 million Americans would travel 50 or more miles from home during the Labor Day Weekend, with automobiles accounting for 89% of these trips. For many people, driving a long way from home…

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Carrot Health Insights | Man’s Best Friend

See Spot. See Spot run. See John. John is Spot’s owner. See John walk Spot every day. See John not develop type 2 diabetes! Frederick the Great (of Prussia) wasn’t speaking about 21st century healthcare when he coined the phrase “dogs are man’s best friend”. But Frederick had a point. It turns out that owning…

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Carrot Health Insights | A Tale of Two Patients

Please allow us to introduce Matt and Jim. They are both non-smokers and a little overweight, not unlike many men their age. Looking at traditional electronic health records or claims-based demographic and clinical data, one would conclude that Matt and Jim are in relatively good health. No health system, insurer, or policymaker would be likely…

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