Everside Well being’s Legacy Healthstat Companions with Dexcom to Present Steady Glucose Monitoring for Sort 2 Diabetes

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DENVER, January 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Healthstat, part of Everside Health resulting from the merger of Paladina Health, Activate Healthcare and Healthstat, announced today that it has partnered with Dexcom, the leading provider of real-time continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for its Dexcom CGM Type 2 diabetes patients. The new partnership marks the first time a local health care provider has offered the innovative Dexcom G6 CGM system to its employer and union patients.

“Diabetes is a growing health problem in the United States that adversely affects the lives of millions of people living with the disease and significantly increases the overall cost of care,” he said Chris Miller, CEO of Everside.

Industry statistics show that people with diabetes have two to three times higher medical costs. Although they make up 10-15% of the total patient population, they account for 30-50% of total medical and pharmacy spending each year.

According to Dr. Tobias BarkerCGM, Chief Medical Director at Everside, is a major breakthrough that enhances the ability of people with diabetes to proactively manage their health in real time.

“In the past, patients had to rely on a fingerstick to check their blood sugar levels,” said Barker. “Not only is this a painful and uncomfortable option, but it doesn’t give an overall picture of how a patient is doing, as it only allows for a snapshot.”

The Dexcom G6 CGM is painless and sends blood glucose readings to a connected app or Dexcom receiver every five minutes so patients can understand the effects of lifestyle behaviors such as sleep, stress and medication. It also contains warning messages that can inform patients of rising / falling blood sugar levels or potentially life-threatening hypoglycemic events.

“We are excited to continue our work with Healthstat to bring Dexcom CGM technology to people with type 2 diabetes on their platform,” he said Matt Dolan, Senior Vice President and General Manager New Markets at Dexcom. “We believe our CGM systems can empower these patients in ways that were previously unavailable to them, resulting in dramatically improved health outcomes.”

“By providing diabetes access to the G6 Monitor for our members, they can better control their health and reduce their healthcare costs,” says Miller. “However, the value of the device is increased when it is used in combination with the bespoke educational and lifestyle coaching we offer. Everside is known for its preventive, holistic approach to healthcare. Through this partnership with Dexcom we can provide the latest technology for our patients while continuing to benefit from education and strong relationships with providers. “

Everside Health is committed to repairing America’s broken model of health care delivery by running direct primary care clinics for employers and other health plan sponsors. Patients can see a GP at an Everside clinic conveniently located at or near their workplace and have 24/7 access to virtual care, reducing costly emergency room use. Patients are typically given much longer appointment times and personalized attention from their doctors, including assistance with lifestyle changes to improve their overall health and treat chronic conditions that, if left unchecked, often turn into more serious and costly health problems to lead.

Everside currently operates in 32 states with 350 clinics located at or near the facilities of its employer, union and other sponsoring clients. It is the second largest direct universal provider in the United States

For more information on Everside, please visit eversidehealth.com.

About Everside Health
Everside Health, formerly Paladina Health, Activate Healthcare, and Healthstat, is the second largest direct first-line provider in the United States and operates 350 health clinics in 32 states located in or near its customers’ facilities of employers, unions, and other benefit sponsors. Everside’s data-driven, patient-centered care model creates incentives that benefit the patient, doctor and service provider, while reducing the overall cost of care. Patients have convenient, inexpensive, or free access to doctors and 24/7 virtual care, reducing the need for an expensive emergency room. Everside Health, a former Paladina Health company, has been consistently recognized for clinical results that exceed HEDIS ‘commercial PPO benchmarks, and its customers typically reduce their overall healthcare costs by 20%. Everside Health is based in Denver. More information is available at www.eversidehealth.com.

SOURCE Everside Health