MINNEAPOLIS, June 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RedBrick Health, a leading provider of technology-enabled enterprise solutions that empower individual health engagement and health behavior change, announced today a partnership with WiserTogether. RedBrick will offer the Wiser Health personalized treatment comparison tool as an integrated component of the RedBrick Health Engagement Platform for its growing roster of employer clients. Through this partnership with WiserTogether, the tool will be presented to consumers as part of the web, mobile and live coaching experience with RedBrick Health.
"At RedBrick, we have found that providing consumers relevant choice and meaningful guidance enhances their health engagement," said Dan Ryan, chief executive officer of RedBrick Health. "With the integration of the Wiser Health treatment comparison tool, our consumers gain valuable insight into treatment options that can help them make informed decisions about their care."
The Wiser Health tool gives consumers access to information on 175 health conditions including back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes. Using a simple graphical decision support format, the Wiser Health tool allows analysis of over 1,800 treatment options for these and other common health conditions, while comparing treatment options based on factors such as clinical effectiveness, patient recommendations and personal preferences.
"We are absolutely thrilled to be working with RedBrick Health and the innovative organizations they work with. This partnership will help us advance our mission to give consumers transparency into the effectiveness of various treatment options in a fully integrated experience. This level of transparency delivered at the point of consumer decision leads to significantly greater impact and influence," said Shub Debgupta, chief executive officer of WiserTogether. "It will help consumers better understand what to expect, reduce surprises and increase their satisfaction with treatments they select."
About RedBrick Health
RedBrick Health is a consumer health engagement company that helps organizations create real behavior change. By combining behavioral and clinical expertise with adaptive technology and an open platform, RedBrick produces a personal experience in web, mobile and live interactions. The company serves large, self-insured employers, insurers, providers, brokers and strategic distribution partners. Visit RedBrick at RedBrickHealth.com, read more at HealthInnovationBlog.com or follow the company at twitter.com/RedBrickHealth.
About WiserTogether, Inc.
WiserTogether's personalized healthcare treatment comparison software enables consumers to choose the right treatment—the most effective in outcome, most personally suitable, and most cost-effective and affordable. The result is improved health and improved costs for consumers, their employers, payers and providers. The company serves over three million people through their employers and health plans. For more information about WiserTogether, please visit their website at www.wisertogether.com.
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