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Dutch Health Insurer Menzis Launches a New Health Platform including Apps Powered by dacadoo

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The Swiss digital health company, dacadoo, announces a new strategic collaboration with Dutch health insurer, Menzis. Menzis is launching Menzis SamenGezond, a next generation mobile health platform including apps, powered by dacadoo, both to members and non-members in the Netherlands today.

dacadoo is a global technology company and innovative business partner that is driving the digital transformation in healthcare. It develops and operates the award-winning dacadoo health engagement platform that helps individuals actively manage and improve their health in an easy and fun way. To encourage users to remain active and healthy, the company applies motivational techniques from online games, collaborative features from social networks, A.I.- and rule-based automatic feedback along with the patented dacadoo Health Score to better understand and improve their health. Available in 11 languages, dacadoo’s technology is provided as a fully branded, white-label solution to health and life insurance companies, health & wellness service organizations as well as large and mid-size employers for health promotion in the workplace.

Today, dacadoo announces the new strategic collaboration with Menzis, with 2.1 million members the fourth largest health insurance company in the Netherlands who is among the most innovative digital health and loyalty platform pioneers in Europe. In 2012, Menzis launched a comprehensive loyalty platform for its members called SamenGezond which allowed members to track selected health activities, which has been very well received by Menzis clients. Today, Menzis SamenGezond has over 750.000 members. To build on the great success of SamenGezond, Menzis decided to create a more comprehensive digital health experience for its members and selected dacadoo to develop this next generation version of Menzis SamenGezond, which is now being launched to both members and non- members of Menzis in the Netherlands. Menzis stated that they selected dacadoo as its partner to develop this exciting new version because of dacadoo’s substantial experience in building digital health platforms, for dacadoo’s solid foundation in medical and scientific research, and because of dacadoo’s holistic approach to health and well being, which is based on an individual’s lifestyle, body and mind.

Peter Ohnemus, founder and CEO of dacadoo, comments: "We’re very excited and proud to partner with Menzis. Both our companies have a very similar vision and strategy on how to empower and engage people in their health and wellbeing, and we very much look forward to jointly promoting the use of digital health platforms in the Netherlands”.

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 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.

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We’re very excited and proud to partner with Menzis. Both our companies have a very similar vision and strategy on how to empower and engage people in their health and wellbeing, and we very much look forward to jointly promoting the use of digital health platforms in the Netherlands.

Peter Ohnemus

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    Manuel Heuer

    Manuel.Heuer @ dacadoo.com
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About dacadoo

dacadoo licenses its Digital Health Engagement Platform, including its Health Score, to Life & Health insurance operators (B2B), supplying Insurtech and health-tech solutions to over 35 of the top 100 Life & Health insurance operators globally. Available in over 15 languages, dacadoo’s technology is provided as a fully branded, white label solution or it can be integrated into customers’ products through its API. Through its ‘Connect, Score, Engage’ offering, dacadoo supports Life & Health operators to motivate their clients to lead healthier lifestyles through its SaaS-based Digital Health Engagement Platform. dacadoo also provides its Risk Engine, which calculates probabilities on mortality and morbidity in real-time. dacadoo has over 115 employees across locations in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific and over 100 filed patents around their digital Life & Health solutions.

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