July 28th, 2020

SOMPO Himawari Life partners with leading health tech company dacadoo, to launch health engagement app “Linkx score”

Tokyo/Zurich – SOMPO Himawari Life Insurance Inc., with president Yasuhiro Oba, announces their business partnership with dacadoo, a Swiss-based digital health tech company to launch its health app “Linkx score”.

Founded in Zurich, Switzerland by President & CEO, Peter Ohnemus, dacadoo collects and analyzes valuable medical data from all over the world, including Japan, and offers digital services with their Health Score technology, making health measurable.


SOMPO Himawari Life, will be transforming itself into a health support company with the aim of motivating customers to lead a healthier lifestyle and support their health through Insurance and Health, “Insurehealth”, that combines existing “Insurance” with “healthcare” functionalities. The platform will also connect health activities and be able to implement the collected data with health risk prediction and illness prevention in order to promote health awareness by utilizing the dacadoo Health Score technology.


Developing a Health Engagement platform

SOMPO Himawari Life is now in the process of customizing the health app provided by dacadoo for users in Japan and will offer it to its policy holders and insured customers. The more users engage with the app, the more they can receive relevant advice and feedback about health activities and lifestyle.


SOMPO Himawari Life continues to connect with customers on a constant basis and provides added value as a health support company. SOMPO Himawari Life aims to improve their customers’ overall health by actively utilizing dacadoo’s innovative digital technology through this partnership.

About SOMPO Himawari Life

Sompo Himawari Life provides customers with a new value called "Insurhealth" which integrates an original insurance function and a health support function as "health support enterprise" supporting them through life insurance products and services.

For more information, visit https://www.himawari-life.co.jp/


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About dacadoo

dacadoo is a global technology company and innovative business partner, driving the digital transformation of the healthcare market. dacadoo develops and operates a mobile-first digital health platform that helps people live healthier and more active lives through a combination of motivational techniques from behavioral science, online games and social networks, as well as artificial intelligence and automated coaching. The digital healthcare platform is available in over 15 languages and is offered as a fully integrated white-label solution or implemented into enterprise solutions via API.

For more information, visit www.dacadoo.com

Contact: Rogier Keemink, rogier.keemink@dacadoo.com

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About dacadoo

dacadoo, named a 2021 “Cool Vendor in Insurance” by Gartner, licenses its Digital Health Engagement Platform, including its Health Score and Risk Engine 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 18 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 relative risk on mortality and morbidity in real-time. dacadoo has over 120 employees across locations in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific and over 100 filed patents around their digital Life & Health solutions. dacadoo is entirely committed to privacy and security, hence why it designs and operates its solutions in line with industry standards, laws and regulations such as the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection, GDPR, and HIPAA. Its Information Security and Privacy Management System is certified according to world-renowned ISO 27001 and ISO 27701 standards.