Sanagate Releases New Health App for Members

Sanagate announced a new digital health coaching platform for its customers. SanaHealth, encourages customers to improve their health by developing healthier lifestyle behaviors.

10 JULY 2017, LUCERNE AND ZURICH
Summary
Lucerne and Zurich, Switzerland. Today, Sanagate AG, an independent subsidiary of CSS Insurance, announced a new digital health coaching platform for its customers. SanaHealth, a digital health engagement app developed by the Swiss company dacadoo, encourages customers to improve their health by developing healthier lifestyle behaviors.

This innovative app adds to Sanagate’s digital insurance strategy to provide customers with easy-to-use mobile tools to manage all aspects of their health insurance, including their policies, and now their health. SanaHealth was developed in Switzerland by dacadoo and is intended for Sanagate’s Swiss customers. It engages users in holistic health, including exercise, nutrition, sleep, stress and mental wellbeing. The app’s automated coach keeps users on track by providing personalized messages and by encouraging them to achieve their personal health goals. SanaHealth measures all aspects of a person’s health and provides users with a Health Score – a number between 1 and 1000 which changes in real-time based on how their health is evolving.

Antonia Lepore, Head of Marketing and Services at Sanagate, explains the importance of their new digital health app: "In collaboration with dacadoo, we are able to provide our customers with a mobile healthcare solution that provides individuals with detailed feedback about how their personal lifestyle behaviors are impacting their health.” Ms. Lepore believes members can manage and improve their health, thanks to SanaHealth.

Peter Ohnemus, founder and CEO of dacadoo, adds "After launching the dacadoo health platform in several countries, I am very pleased to launch the SanaHealth platform together with Sanagate in our home market." The strategic cooperation with Sanagate in Switzerland is promising for dacadoo and Mr. Ohnemus is sure that Sanagate’s customers will appreciate the innovative approach of the app.


About Sanagate

Sanagate is a health insurer for cost conscious people and offers basic and supplementary insurance in Switzerland since 2009. Sanagate is an independent subsidiary of CSS insurance and fully recognized by the Federal Office of Public Health. As an online insurance, Sanagate bundles forces at its head offices in Lucerne and owns no expensive point of sales. This results in considerable savings of administrative costs compared to other insurers. Thanks to the customer login mySanagate, the insured have their entire insurance documents electronically at a glance at any time. Since the end of 2010 Sanagate is also ISO certified and in and reached the first EFQM level "Committed to excellence" in 2015. More information about SanaHealth in German, French and Italian is available at: www.sanagate.ch / www.sanablog.ch / www.facebook.com/sanagate

More information about SanaHealth: www.sanahealth.ch

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Contact:

Antonia Lepore, Head of Marketing and Services at Sanagate, Member of the Management, contact: redaktion@sanagate.ch


About dacadoo

dacadoo is a global technology company and innovative business partner that is driving the digital transformation in healthcare. Based in Zurich, Switzerland, dacadoo strengthens health and wellbeing through active engagement and artificial intelligence. dacadoo develops and operates a mobile-first digital health engagement platform that helps people live healthier, more active lives through a combination of motivational techniques from behavioral science, online gaming and social networks, as well as artificial intelligence and automated coaching. Based on over 200 million person-years of clinical data, its patented, real-time Health Score makes health individually measurable, which provides users with a unique engagement experience, while also offering dacadoo’s enterprise customers an effective way to measure the true health impact of wellness programs. Available in over 11 languages, dacadoo’s technology is provided as a fully branded, white-label solution or it can be integrated into customer products through its API. dacadoo's customers include health and life insurance companies, health & wellness service organizations as well as large and mid-sized employers for health promotion in the workplace. For more information visit www.dacadoo.com.

Contact:

Manuel Heuer, manuel.heuer@dacadoo.com

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"After launching the dacadoo health platform in several countries, I am very pleased to launch the SanaHealth platform together with Sanagate in our home market." Peter Ohnemus, founder and CEO of dacadoo
"In collaboration with dacadoo, we are able to provide our customers with a mobile healthcare solution that provides individuals with detailed feedback about how their personal lifestyle behaviors are impacting their health." Antonia Lepore, Head of Marketing and Services at Sanagate
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    Manuel Heuer

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About dacadoo

Live healthy! Track and benchmark your health and fitness. Get your dacadoo Health Score, share activities with friends, win challenges!

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

Download the free dacadoo smartphone tracker app for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry to track your fitness activities automatically.

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