MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novu today announced that Medica extended its partnership with the company for 2015. Medica will continue to leverage the Novu platform in engaging its members toward quality outcomes and closing gaps in care for its Individual & Family Plans and Medicare members. Since initial launch in 2013, the two companies have cultivated healthy, active and engaged members by providing tools available through Novu.
“Medica is an outstanding partner and together we have achieved great results in delivering personalized experiences that equip members with the tools that educate, reward and support positive health decisions and actions,” said Tom Wicka, CEO of Novu. “We look forward to continuing to serve Medica and their members as our relationship expands in 2015.”
Novu’s platform - available via mobile and desktop - has enabled Medica members to create their own health programs and receive rewards for healthy actions and behaviors that optimize their wellbeing in a private and secure environment. Medica members receive a personalized experience based on their health goals and personal preferences, while getting support for positive outcomes through social features such as tailored groups and communities. As an example, view a Medica member’s own story here.
Based on the early success of the initial launch with Medica Individual & Family Plan members in mid-2013, Medica and Novu expanded their partnership to include Medicare members.
In 2015, Medica will continue its work with Novu, who has expanded the platform to include diabetes prevention programs, among others.
Novu is a member-centric technology and services platform designed to serve as integrator between payer, provider and member. Leveraging clinical and behavioral best practices, social experiences, gamification, rewards, loyalty and advanced data, the company helps the industry’s most innovative health insurance companies, health services organizations and corporate employers achieve their organizational goals. Through this proprietary, powerful combination, Novu facilitates relevant, member-driven wellness actions and decisions that encourage physical, emotional and financial health. Available wherever consumers want to engage in their health, the Novu platform delivers an empowering, rewarding and connected experience via desktop, mobile and tablet. The company is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. More information is available at www.novu.com.
Medica (www.medica.com and newscenter.medica.com/) is a health services company headquartered in Minneapolis and active in the Upper Midwest. With approximately 1.5 million members, the non-profit company provides health care coverage in the employer, individual, Medicaid, Medicare and Medicare Part D markets in Minnesota and a growing number of counties in North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Medica also offers national network coverage to employers who also have employees outside the Medica regional network.
Medica’s vision is to become the community’s health plan of choice, trusted for its integrity, respected for its service, and admired for its commitment to innovation and efficiency.
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