Wellstar Health System And Sharecare Enter Partnership To Deliver Innovative, Personalized Health And Wellness Platform For Team Members And Consumers
ATLANTA and MARIETTA, Ga., March 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellstar Health System, one of Georgia's largest and most integrated healthcare systems, and Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, announced a strategic partnership to collaborate on unique, market-leading innovations in personalized care delivery, population health, and consumer engagement.
"People are at the center of everything we do," said Candice L. Saunders, president and CEO, Wellstar Health System. "Our partnership with Sharecare was forged to deliver an innovative experience that will engage and empower people in improving their health and wellness in unprecedented ways. Together, we are building on our vision for the healthcare system of the future that empowers the consumer."
Wellstar will leverage Sharecare's digital engagement platform and expertise to equip its team members with enhanced resources and health information to take control of their day-to-day well-being. Through this partnership, Wellstar also will become the first "Sharecare-enabled" health system in the country, utilizing Sharecare's solutions to accelerate the transformation to value-based care and applying resulting insights to optimize, expand, and, ultimately, re-imagine the overall consumer healthcare experience.
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"Our team members are dedicated to caring for Georgians each and every day," said Saunders. "That's why it's important that we care for them with world-class solutions that equip them to be at their best."
Closing Gaps in Care by Enhancing and Personalizing the Consumer Experience
"In addition to supporting our client partners throughout the pandemic, we have also continued to innovate and make strategic acquisitions – the collective impact of which has yielded new strategic opportunities, including accelerating our ability to bring our vision for the Sharecare-enabled health system to life," said Jeff Arnold, founder, chairman, and CEO of Sharecare. "The key, however, was finding the right health system partner – one who shared our commitment to not only compassionate, community-driven care but also digital innovation and optimizing patient-clinician encounters through data. As a Georgian, I take pride in the fact that the ideal partner to help us realize this vision is Wellstar."
Strategic Investment Fuels Innovation and Custom Development
The closing date of the strategic investment from Wellstar preceded the February 12, 2021 announcement that Sharecare has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Falcon Capital Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: FCAC), a special purpose acquisition company.
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