Health Insurance Information Now Available on SoloHealth Stations
In September 2013, SoloHealth announced that health insurance information would now be made available via the SoloHealth Station nationwide. SoloHealth entered into partnerships with several health providers, including Wellpoint, Blue Cross Blue Shield and eHealth, as well as with the Health & Human Services Department to promote the new health care Marketplace.
SoloHealth Hits 30 Million Consumer Engagements…and Rising
In August 2013, SoloHealth surpassed the 30-million mark for consumer engagements, pacing 10 million users per quarter and projecting 40M per year. Texas, Florida, California, Georgia and North Carolina are leading all states in consumer engagement and usage. Consumer interactions literally climb by the minute.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia & SoloHealth Announce Partnership
In June 2013, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa), the state’s largest insurer, and SoloHealth announced a strategic partnership that gave BCBSGa unique access to SoloHealth’s network of health and wellness consumer Stations for personalized member engagement services and highly targeted new member acquisition programs. As of August 1, 2013, BCBSGa’s more than 2.4 million members have had access to the bilingual Stations located in more than 125 select Walmart and Sam’s Club stores in Georgia.
SoloHealth Announces Partnership with Safeway
In March 2013, SoloHealth and Safeway announced a partnership that would allow shoppers at some of the national food and drug retailer’s locations to add a health and wellness checkup to their shopping list. SoloHealth set up Stations in almost 700 of Safeway’s 1,644 stores by April 2013.
SoloHealth Featured in USA Today
On February 19, 2013, SoloHealth was featured in a front-page story, in USA Today entitled, “Companies invest in self-service health kiosks.” The article explored how SoloHealth was empowering consumers with free services and tools–all located conveniently while they shopped in retail locations.
SoloHealth Partners with Clinton Foundation
In early 2013, SoloHealth announced its partnership with the William J. Clinton Foundation’s 2013 Clinton Health Matters Initiative (CHMI). SoloHealth joined other health care industry leaders including GE, Humana and Tenet Healthcare Corporation, in a pledge to improve the health and well-being of people across the United States. SoloHealth’s commitment included building and distributing a tobacco cessation educational assessment across its nationwide SoloHealth Station platform.
SoloHealth Inks Walmart & Sam’s Club Deals
In September 2012, SoloHealth announced it had signed agreements with both Walmart & Sam’s Club to begin rolling out SoloHealth Stations. The Stations appeared first in Sam’s Club locations nationwide, making Sam’s Club the first warehouse club retailer to install the units. The Stations also began rolling out in select Walmart locations. “Providing innovative, preventative products and wellness services to our members is a major priority for Sam’s Club,” commented Sam’s Club executive Jill Turner-Mitchael. “Sam’s Club continues to deliver on that priority, providing support of preventative health to our communities and enabling our members to take charge of their health.”
SoloHealth & Dell Announce Strategic Partnership
In August 2012, SoloHealth entered a strategic partnership with Dell to utilize Dell’s OEM Solutions technology, development and deployment expertise for the SoloHealth Station. As part of the agreement, Dell would produce and deliver thousands of SoloHealth Stations to retail locations nationwide. A senior Dell executive commented, “We’re pleased to help SoloHealth bring their innovative kiosks to the public and empower consumers to take control of their health.”
WellPoint Takes Investment Stake in SoloHealth
In August 2012, SoloHealth announced a new strategic relationship with WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP), one of the nation’s largest health benefits companies, which included a financial investment in SoloHealth. A senior WellPoint executive stated, “The SoloHealth Station is a truly innovative product that leverages technology to provide an enhanced, convenient and engaging consumer health experience. By investing in SoloHealth, we are excited to help millions of Americans better manage their own health and well-being.”
SoloHealth Earns FDA Approval
During the summer of 2012, SoloHealth received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the SoloHealth Station, an interactive, comprehensive health and wellness screening kiosk for consumers. The FDA clearance rapidly advanced the company’s business.
SoloHealth Wins Intel’s Coveted Innovation Award
In November 2011, SoloHealth and the SoloHealth Station were recognized with Intel’s coveted IT health care award, the “Intel Innovation Award,” during the 2011 Health IT Leadership Summit. This honor identified SoloHealth as a leader in technology and an exceptional innovator of health care delivery and processes.
Coinstar, Inc. Invests in SoloHealth
In March 2011, Coinstar, Inc. (now OuterWall, Inc.) made a strategic investment in SoloHealth and its next-generation SoloHealth Station. The investment helped SoloHealth to strategically expand its business and serve more consumers around the nation.
SoloHealth Wins $1.2M Grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
SoloHealth was awarded a $1.2M grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance SoloHealth’s initial product, EyeSite, a vision screening kiosk, into a more comprehensive self-service health and wellness station. This new health kiosk would become the SoloHealth Station.
First Interactive Vision Screening Unit Rolls Out
In June 2008, SoloHealth launched its inaugural product, EyeSite, a self-service vision screening kiosk. The interactive product, which first appeared in Walmart stores, allowed consumers to receive the comprehensive vision test free of charge.
SoloHealth is Launched
In October 2007, Founder and CEO Bart Foster launched SoloHealth, a consumer-driven health care technology company. SoloHealth’s goal is to empower people to take charge of their health through free interactive tools and services.
- When was SoloHealth started?
- What is SoloHealth’s mission?
- What is SoloHealth’s core product?
- Who are SoloHealth’s target audiences?
- What service(s) does the SoloHealth Station offer consumers?
- How long do the SoloHealth screening tests take?
- Does the SoloHealth Station replace a regular doctor exam?
- Where are the SoloHealth Stations currently located?
- Will the SoloHealth Station provide me with screening results?
- Can I keep a history of my SoloHealth Station results if I’d like to return to a Station later?
- Will the SoloHealth Station connect me with health care providers for follow-up care if necessary?
- Does SoloHealth share user health care data with their partners?
- Can I expect privacy and confidentiality in terms of my SoloHealth results?
- Is SoloHealth technology all in-house or are there strategic partners?
- Are the SoloHealth Stations only located in retail locations?
- Who are SoloHealth’s retail partners?
- Is the SoloHealth Station available in international markets?
- What is SoloHealth’s revenue model?
- What brands would benefit from advertising with the SoloHealth Station?
- Who are some of SoloHealth’s advertising partners?
- Who are SoloHealth’s health plan partners?
- Does SoloHealth have any investors?
- How do I become a business partner with SoloHealth?
- Has the SoloHealth Station been approved and does it meet regulation standards?
When was SoloHealth started?
What is SoloHealth’s mission?
What is SoloHealth’s core product?
Who are SoloHealth’s target audiences?
What service(s) does the SoloHealth Station offer consumers?
How long do the SoloHealth screening tests take?
Does the SoloHealth Station replace a regular doctor exam?
Where are the SoloHealth Stations currently located?
Will the SoloHealth Station provide me with screening results?
Can I keep a history of my SoloHealth Station results if I’d like to return to a Station later?
Will the SoloHealth Station connect me with health care providers for follow-up care if necessary?
Does SoloHealth share user health care data with their partners?
Can I expect privacy and confidentiality in terms of my SoloHealth results?
Is SoloHealth technology all in-house or are there strategic partners?
Are the SoloHealth Stations only located in retail locations?
Who are SoloHealth’s retail partners?
Is the SoloHealth Station available in international markets?
What is SoloHealth’s revenue model?
What brands would benefit from advertising with the SoloHealth Station?
Who are some of SoloHealth’s advertising partners?
Who are SoloHealth’s health plan partners?
Does SoloHealth have any investors?
How do I become a business partner with SoloHealth?
Has the SoloHealth Station been approved and does it meet regulation standards?
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