dacadoo to present as one of the winners of the 2016 Innovators Challenge at the Partners HealthCare Connected Health Symposium in Boston
dacadoo is one of 10 winners at the 2016 Innovators Challenge at the Partners HealthCare Connected Health Symposium, which takes place in Boston from October 20th to October 21st. 2016.
19 OCTOBER 2016, ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
SummaryZurich, Switzerland – The Swiss digital health promotion company dacadoo gets a coveted spot as one of 10 winners at the 2016 Innovators Challenge at the Partners HealthCare Connected Health Symposium, which takes place in Boston from October 20th to October 21st. 2016.
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.
The 6th annual Innovators Challenge will once again be one of the most popular and highly attended sessions at the 2016 Partners HealthCare Connected Health Symposium. Following a call for products that are genuinely new and potentially game-changing for connected health, 10 finalists were chosen out of a panel of over 170 applicants. Judges from various healthcare and wellness industry segments selected the winners based on their product descriptions and demonstrations.
dacadoo today announced that it was selected as one of the 10 winners of the 2016 Innovators Challenge, and it will demonstrate the dacadoo Health Score Platform live on stage at the Symposium on Thursday, October 20th, 2016.
More about the Innovators Challenge: https://symposium.connectedhealth.org/innovators-c...
Peter Ohnemus, President and CEO of dacadoo, commented: “We’re delighted to have the opportunity to present our groundbreaking Health Score platform at this prestigious event and are honored to be recognized for our work in the USA”.
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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.
"We’re delighted to have the opportunity to present our groundbreaking Health Score platform at this prestigious event and are honored to be recognized for our work in the USA." Peter Ohnemus, President and CEO of dacadoo
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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