dacadoo’s Health Score Platform wins three awards in one week
BeWell Challenge Award 2016 and the Digital Health Global 100 Award, and got Bronze at the Best of Swiss Apps Awards 2016 in the past week
22 NOVEMBER 2016, ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
SummaryZurich, Switzerland – The Swiss digital health promotion company dacadoo is among the winners of the BeWell Challenge Award 2016 and the Digital Health Global 100 Award, and got Bronze at the Best of Swiss Apps Awards 2016 in the past week.
dacadoo, the Health Score company, develops and operates its online and mobile dacadoo health engagement platform that enables individuals to track their health and well-being in an easy and fun way, using motivation techniques from online games, social features and personalized feedback to engage participants to remain active and adopt a healthier lifestyle.
Merck, Sharpe & Dohme (MSD) organized the global BeWell Challenge 2016 by its entity HITS Health Innovation Technology Scouts to identify the best in breed companies for potential future partnerships. They carefully selected 400 digital healthcare companies globally including dacadoo to participate. At the end of the BeWell Challenge process, 8 finalist companies including dacadoo were invited to present their solution to the MSD’s top management in New Jersey in November 9th, 2016.
On November 15th, 2016, the Journal of mHealth recognized dacadoo as one of the most innovative digital health companies in the world with the Digital Health Global 100 Award. The 2016 list - compiled from a combination of nominations and industry research by the international team at The Journal of mHealth - sets out to identify the most innovative and disruptive health technology companies, from around the world, operating in the mobile, digital and connected care industries today. The full list is attached and can also be viewed online at: www.thejournalofmhealth.com/digital-health-100
On November 17th, 2016, dacadoo won Bronze at the annual Best of Swiss Apps 2016 Award in the Internet of Things category.
Peter Ohnemus, President and CEO of dacadoo, commented proudly: “What a week for dacadoo! Winning those prestigious prizes in these different categories and regions is very rewarding and a clear sign that we’re progressing into the right direction with our Health Score Platform and organization”.
The dacadoo mobile health engagement solution enables individuals to track, manage and benchmark their health in an easy and fun way on their smartphones. dacadoo calculates a personal Health Score, a scientifically calculated number from 1 (low) to 1,000 (high). The score works as an indicator and moves up or down in real-time, depending on how body values, emotional wellbeing and lifestyle (exercise, nutrition, stress and sleep) change. To remain active, motivation techniques from behavioral science and online games, social features and personalized feedback are applied. The award-winning company is working with strategic partners from key industries to bring the patented Health Score solution to the global health and well-being market.
"What a week for dacadoo! Winning those prestigious prizes in these different categories and regions is very rewarding and a clear sign that we’re progressing into the right direction with our Health Score Platform and organization" Peter Ohnemus, President and CEO of dacadoo
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dacadoo has developed an easy-to-use, wireless, secure and fun way to manage your personal health & fitness from a lifestyle, wellness and chronic disease perspective called the dacadoo health platform.
The platform calculates your personal dacadoo Health Score, a number from 1 (poor) to 1’000 (excellent). It is a directional relative indicator of your current health and fitness status in real-time. By integrating gaming and social networking principles, dacadoo motivates you to be active in an easy way by automatically tracking and comparing your personal health, fitness and lifestyle.
The dacadoo health platform enables the tracking of over 100 fitness activities (outdoor and indoor sports) either over the mobile dacadoo tracker app or via manual entry. The dacadoo energy models are based on MET (metabolic equivalent of Task)* which measures the intensity of a physical activity. *Compendium of Physical Activity, Stanford University