Sharecare Receives Three-Year NCQA Accreditation for Promoting Wellness and Health
ATLANTE, September 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Sharecare (Nasdaq: SHCR), the digital health company that helps people manage all of their health in one place, today announced that it has been awarded a three-year Wellness and Health Promotion (WHP) accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its lifestyle and disease management interventions, which include Sharecare’s coaching programs and the RealAge health risk assessment. The NCQA Wellness and Health Promotion Accreditation is a nationally recognized assessment that purchasers and consumers can use to evaluate wellness and health promotion programs.
“This latest NCQA accreditation is a reflection of our team’s commitment to empowering our clients, their members and loved ones to unlock the full value of their healthcare benefits,” said Michael Crupain, MD, MPH, Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations at Sharecare. “We are proud to once again be recognized by the industry’s gold standard, and honored to continue to help those at risk improve their health outcomes through our proprietary RealAge assessment and coaching programs grounded in on evidence in lifestyle and disease management. »
The NCQA’s WHP accreditation comprehensively assesses key areas of health promotion, including how wellness programs are implemented in the workplace, how services such as coaching health information is provided to help eligible people develop skills to make healthy choices and how eligible people’s sensitive health information is properly safeguarded. Deliberately elevated to encourage organizations to continually improve their quality, the NCQA accreditation standards aim to help organizations achieve the highest level of performance possible and create an environment of continuous improvement. Sharecare Accredited status is awarded to organizations that have excellent programs for the delivery and improvement of wellness and health promotion programs and that meet or exceed the rigorous standards of the NCQA.
“NCQA Wellness and Health Promotion Accreditation requires organizations to demonstrate compliance with well-defined quality standards and measures,” said Margaret E. O’Kane, president of the NCQA. “The NCQA Seal will provide employers and consumers with the information they need to choose the best program in their markets.”
Sharecare’s WHP accreditation adds to the three-year NCQA Population Health Program accreditation it received for its platform, including programs for coronary heart disease, heart failure, asthma , diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. For more information about Sharecare’s NCQA-accredited health and wellness platform, including its lifestyle and disease management coaching programs, visit www.sharecare.com/employer .
Sharecare is the leading digital health company helping people, wherever they are on their health journey, unify and manage all of their health in one place. Our comprehensive, data-driven virtual health platform is designed to help people, providers, employers, health plans, government organizations, and communities optimize individual and enterprise-wide wellness. the population by promoting positive behavior change. Driven by our philosophy that we are all better together, at Sharecare we are committed to supporting each individual through the lens of their personal health and to making high-quality care more accessible and affordable for everyone. To learn more, visit www.sharecare.com.
About the NCQA
NCQA is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of health care. The NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of healthcare organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key performance areas. The NCQA’s Healthcare Efficiency Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in healthcare. The NCQA website (ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make more informed healthcare choices. NCQA can be found online at ncqa.org, at [email protected]on Facebook at facebook.com/NCQA.org and on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/ncqa.
Sharecare Public Relations Team