Key Stakeholders United for Healthcare Transformation
As we find ourselves in the midst of a seismic shift in healthcare, transitioning from a fee-for-service to a value and outcome-based healthcare delivery model, there’s growing recognition that lifestyle medicine is the solution: it can deliver exceptional value and dramatically improved outcomes.
ACLM is convening individuals and organizations recognized as members of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine’s Corporate Roundtable. These foresighted leaders understand what’s at stake if we fail to unite and take action.
Our collective vision: Sustainable human health, a sustainable healthcare system, and a sustainable world.
Founding Members of the Lifestyle Medicine Corporate Roundtable
Sharecare is the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place. The Sharecare platform provides each person – no matter where they are in their health journey – with a comprehensive and personalized health profile, where they can dynamically and easily connect to the information, evidence-based programs and health professionals they need to live their healthiest, happiest and most productive life. With award-winning and innovative frictionless technologies, scientifically validated clinical protocols and best-in-class coaching tools, Sharecare helps providers, employers and health plans effectively scale outcomes-based health and wellness solutions across their entire populations. To learn more, visit www.sharecare.com.
Founded in 1984, Kashi dreams of a world where everyone embraces natural health. As a natural lifestyle pioneer, Kashi is passionate about and committed to improving the health of people and our planet. By providing great tasting, nutritious and progressive foods, Kashi enables people to achieve optimal health and wellness, while also leading them on a path toward embracing a natural lifestyle. To learn more about 30 years of Kashi’s mission, sustainable efforts, values and roots, check out What We Believe on Kashi.com.
Loma Linda University is a Seventh-day Adventist educational health-sciences institution with more than 4,600 students located in the Inland Empire of Southern California. Eight schools make up the University organization: Allied Health Professions, Behavioral Health, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Religion. More than 55 programs ranging from certificates of completion and associate in science degrees to doctor of philosophy and professional doctoral degrees are offered. Students from more than 80 countries around the world and virtually every state in the nation are represented in Loma Linda University’s student body.
Western University of Health Sciences, located in Pomona, Calif. and Lebanon, Ore., is an independent nonprofit health professions university, conferring degrees in biomedical sciences, dental medicine, health sciences, medical sciences, nursing, optometry, osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, podiatric medicine and veterinary medicine. WesternU is home to the Patient Care Center, where the best in collaborative health care services is offered. The Chronicle of Higher Education named WesternU a Great College to Work For in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
Better Therapeutics (f/k/a FareWell) is developing prescription digital therapeutics for treating chronic disease. Its innovative solution combines software, human coaching augmented by artificial intelligence, and advanced analytics to address the behaviors at the root cause of most chronic conditions, in a manner that can scale rapidly to address millions of covered lives. Better’s digital therapeutics are based on well-established evidence, fit within existing clinical treatment guidelines, and can be used with or without other interventions. Better believes non-drug treatment options are essential to reducing the unnecessary health and cost burden of chronic disease on individuals, payers, and the nation. For more information visit: www.bettertherapeutics.io
Cummins is a global power leader that designs, manufactures, sells and services diesel engines and related technology around the world. Cummins serves its customers through its network of 600 company-owned and independent distributor facilities and more than 7,200 dealer locations in over 190 countries and territories. It is part of our company mission that everything we do leads to a cleaner, healthier and safer environment and that includes the health and wellness of our employees and their families. To that end, Cummins has opened the LiveWell Center in Columbus, Indiana that focuses on the root cause of illness and addresses lifestyle choices to help prevent and even reverse disease. The health concepts tested here may also be implemented at other employee sites around the world. For more information visit www.cummins.com.
Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee health care. With more than 40 years of experience, Premise Health manages more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. The company serves more than 200 of the nation’s leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000. Premise Health is a company of Water Street Healthcare Partners, a strategic investor focused exclusively on the health care industry. For more information on Premise Health, visit www.premisehealth.com.
The Dole Nutrition Institute (DNI) was founded by David H. Murdock in 2003 as a research and education foundation within Dole Food Company. Now in his 90's, Mr. Murdock is an ardent practitioner of a nutrient-dense, plant-based diet and a true believer in the power of a variety of fruits and vegetables to promote health and longevity. At Dole we believe that what you eat should give life—not limit it.
The DNI’s mission is three-fold: to provide the public with easily accessible, scientifically-validated information on nutrition and health through the Dole Nutrition News, social media, and educational materials; to make scientific discoveries in the Dole Nutrition Research Lab; and to create delicious and nutritious recipes made primarily with fresh fruits and vegetables. www.dole.com
Full Plate Living is a non-profit organization with a simple mission: to encourage, educate, support and inspire anyone who desires to live a healthier lifestyle. We believe anyone in any situation can do something that will affect their health positively. Even the smallest actions can lead you down a healthier path. We believe living healthy doesn’t mean eating food you despise, starving yourself, or spending endless time at the gym. Nor do we believe in gimmicky diets or too good to be true lose-weight-fast pills or supplements. www.fullplateliving.org
"Bringing Lifestyle Medicine to Life" is what Lifestyle Medicine Pro is passionate about and exists for. Lifestyle Medicine must be more than just a cool concept. It must work in the real world, with providers and systems making a good living providing the best care possible to those they serve. Founded by Marc Braman, MD, former ACLM President and Executive Director who built ACLM in the early days, Lifestyle Medicine Pro empowers providers, practices, and systems to make Lifestyle Medicine practice a sustainable reality. From personal support for individual providers, to connecting practices nationally with shared expertise, learning, and resources, to full medical center or system implementations, and everything in between, we bring Lifestyle Medicine to life. www.lifestylemedicine.pro
Are you ready to change - your life and the lives of others? Since 2002, Wellcoaches has delivered a gold standard of coach training, education, certification, and support, in partnership with the American College of Sports Medicine. Our programs are high-impact, science-based, and innovative. As a Certified Wellcoach® you become an expert facilitator of mindset and behavior change that generates sustainable healthy lifestyles, which prevent or treat disease, and foster well-being and thriving. You can impact some of the toughest challenges of our times. www.wellcoaches.com
Lighter is the first technological platform built for both healthcare providers who prescribe food as medicine and their patients. Lighter’s software produces customizable meal recommendations and grocery lists based on a healthcare provider's nutrition recommendations and on a family’s food preferences, allergies, schedule, and kitchen equipment. www.lighter.world
For nearly four decades, Wellsource has been personalizing population health by designing innovative tools that are grounded in evidence-based lifestyle medicine, making us one of the longest serving and most experienced companies in the industry. Dr. Don Hall, founder of Wellsource, created one of the first health assessments for use on a personal computer – a contribution that landed him recognition by Time Magazine.
Today, our purpose remains the same: to serve as the first step to personalized population health by using the power of technology to drive informed decisions with actionable data. Health plans, employers, care and service providers, and delivery networks use our tools for predicting chronic disease risks and reducing avoidable costs. Learn more at http://www.wellsource.com.
Engine 2 is working to change the American diet for good by providing an easy-to-follow, myth-busting path to heart-healthy plant-strong living. Founded by #1 New York Times best-selling author and former firefighter, Rip Esselstyn, Engine 2 provides resources, education and events demonstrating the powerful benefits of eating the strongest food on the planet. With an exclusive food line at Whole Foods Market, Engine 2 strives to make the healthy choice the easy and tasty choice. We want everyone to know that a plant-strong eating plan can help you improve cardiovascular health, control blood sugar, reduce cholesterol, maintain a normal weight, and increase overall energy and wellbeing. The fork-driven approach to personal healthcare is the most powerful medicine that physicians can prescribe to their patients! For more information, please visit: http://engine2diet.com
Functional Formularies is a privately-owned medical food company located in Centerville, Ohio. The company created the world’s first and only certified organic, Non-GMO, nutritionally complete, shelf-stable feeding tube formulas and oral meal replacement products. For more information, please visit www.functionalformularies.com
Lifestyle Medicine Solutions is a Primary Care Practice with a difference .Our physicians are nationally known experts in Lifestyle Medicine, with training in Family & Preventive Medicine. We provide Primary Care better. We treat root causes & we find real solutions. We want to give you a 5 star experience. We work to help you get more from Primary Care; adding years to your life and life to your years. Restoring Your Health. Reforming Your Habits. Reviving Your Spirit. For more information, please visit www.lifestylemedicinesolutions.com
The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) is a research tested lifestyle medicine education program, designed to prevent, arrest and reverse chronic disease. Founded in the United States in 1988, CHIP has impacted over 75,000 participants and generated 30+ published scientific papers. CHIP is a community based intervention program that uses behavioral change principles in a group setting, education in an entertaining style and modern adult learning tools to help participants make simple lifestyle changes that are proven to lower key risk factors in as little as 30 days. CHIP is a powerful disease reversal tool for health practitioners, community organizations and work places, to address the rise of chronic disease rates in a highly effective
Founded in 2005, Rouxbe provides culinary training to more than 400,000 individuals, health care providers and organizations around the world. Rouxbe’s revolutionary learning platform delivers online solutions that drive and measure outcomes and engagement while providing effective, lower-cost alternatives for teaching people the fundamentals of cooking as part of a preventative health strategy.
Canyon Ranch® has been a pioneer and an industry-leading proponent of the integrative wellness lifestyle for nearly 40 years, operating the world's most celebrated collection of life-enhancement properties. The brand’s noble purpose is to provide transformative wellness to live your fullest life. Guests arrive expecting a change in state: to feel better, to have more energy to look better. But the result is a change in self – they return to their lives healthy and transformed. Canyon Ranch has wellness destinations in Tucson, Arizona and Lenox, Massachusetts. In addition, the brand also operates a SpaClub® day spa at The Venetian® & The Palazzo® hotels in Las Vegas, Nev., Canyon Ranch SpaClub at Sea® facilities onboard Cunard's Queen Mary 2® luxury ocean liner, Oceania® and Regent Seven Seas Cruises® and on Celebrity Cruises®. Canyon Ranch is a 13-time winner of Travel + Leisure's Best Spa Award, an 11-time recipient of the Condé Nast Traveler Best Destination Spa Award and is recognized as the ‘Best Wellness Program’ by Virtuoso’s ‘Best of the Best’ 2017 awards.
PAI Health is the company formerly known as Mio Global, an innovative pioneer in heart rate monitoring and wearables. PAI (Personal Activity Intelligence) is the first scientifically validated metric that empowers people with personalized insights on how much exercise they need to live a longer, healthier life. Using extensive data from over 45,000 people over 25 years, PAI has been proven to potentially reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and other lifestyle diseases by up to 25% and extend lives by an average of 5 years. PAI allows organizations to assess, monitor and guide their people to better health to reduce risk and costs; and PAI provides individuals with motivational guidance on recommended physical activity levels for better health. Our mission is to optimize anyone's path to being healthier by making PAI available world-wide through partnerships with corporate wellness and health platforms, insurers, employers, wearable manufacturers, health providers and other industry partners.For more information, please visit www.PAIhealth.com
Forks Over Knives is a leading global multimedia brand in food and health, built around an award-winning 2011 feature documentary film. The brand focuses on empowering people to live healthier lives by providing the resources and tools to make a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle convenient and enjoyable. Its core businesses are a meal planner, a line of plant-based food products, and an online cooking school. Forks Over Knives also has four best-selling books, a top-rated mobile app, a magazine, and a website that is one of the most popular health and wellness destinations on the web.
Founded by David L. Katz, MD, MPH, DQPN provides disruptive technology solutions for dietary intake assessment, diet goal setting, and nutritional coaching. Diet ID is the first product to reinvent dietary assessment fundamentally so that it is all but effortless; takes mere seconds; does not depend on food diaries or logs. Our vision is to change the culture around disease prevention, disease reversal, weight management, and health optimization by building tools needed by clinical professionals and health-minded individuals alike. The science behind Diet ID powers a diverse group of organizations in disease management, wearable technology, corporate wellness, retail and environmental service. To learn more about the team, science, and partnerships, visit www.dqpn.io.
Blue Shield of California, an independent member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, is a nonprofit health plan with 4 million members, 6,800 employees and more than $17 billion in annual revenue. Founded in 1939 and headquartered in San Francisco, Blue Shield of California and its affiliates provide health, dental, vision, Medicaid and Medicare health care service plans in California. The company’s mission is to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality care at an affordable price. Blue Shield has contributed more than $500 million to Blue Shield of California Foundation. Contact your local agent or broker about Blue Shield of California products and services or visit www.blueshieldca.com.
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