“We’re excited to partner with Wildflower to help moms and families thrive through the enhanced digital support we offer with trusted information, support tools and care connections right at your fingertips. “
SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB)
September 09, 2021
Wildflower Health and Medical Mutual have teamed up to launch the MedMutual Maternity app, offering trackers and tools for pregnant women, as well as clinical trust content to help members on a wide range of pregnancy-related topics and to parenthood. This partnership further strengthens Medical Mutual’s population health model, which supports the health and well-being of 1.6 million members through digital, phone and home programs tailored to the health needs and preferences of the member. commitment of the individual.
Wildflower Health offers personalized experiences that activate women in their own care, while simplifying the care journey for families with a modular model of human contact and digital tools. Medical Mutual turned to Wildflower Health to provide its members with 24/7 support through the MedMutual Maternity app, designed to educate, empower and facilitate connections to needed resources.
“Our members have trusted us with their health for almost 90 years,” said Teresa Koenig, MD, MBA, Executive Vice President and Medical Director of Medical Mutual. “Maternity, postpartum, newborn and pediatric health are very important areas of our population health model and member experience. We’re excited to partner with Wildflower to help moms and families thrive through the enhanced digital support we offer with trusted information, support tools, and care connections right at your fingertips.
The features of the MedMutual Maternity app include:
- Videos and content personalized according to the mother’s state of health and stage of pregnancy
- Monitoring of fetal movements
- Centering and meditation tool
- Extensive library of learning articles
- Feeding and diaper monitoring
- Developmental milestones for children from birth to 2 years
When expecting mothers need to speak to a nurse, the MedMutual Maternity app has a one-click call feature to connect with Medical Mutual’s team of specially trained maternal health coaches, available 24 hours a day. and 7 days a week, which can provide valuable knowledge, advice and reassurance during pregnancy.
Additionally, the app is integrated with Medical Mutual’s case management team. Based on responses to in-app surveys at the start and end of the maternity journey, high-risk patients are referred to Medical Mutual clinical staff for outreach and follow-up which may include phone coaching or support. at home for high risk pregnancies.
Medical Mutual also makes this technology available to its network providers. OB-GYNs may have access to a provider-oriented version of the MedMutual Maternity app for use with their patients. In these scenarios, patients will be connected to the resources and assistance of their provider and mutual health insurance, all in a single application.
“We know that women are looking for tools to support their pregnancy journey and that they deeply value digital support from sources they trust,” said Leah Sparks, Founder and CEO of Wildflower Health. “We are proud of the work we have done in partnership with Medical Mutual to bring together the resources of providers and health plans and ensure members have a clear path to healthy pregnancies and families. “
The MedMutual Maternity app was recently launched on the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. Mutuelle Médicale members interested in downloading MedMutual Maternity can visit their app store or the Mutuelle Médicale website.
About Wildflower Health
Wildflower connects women and families to better care by breaking down silos between providers, payers and best partners. Our digital platform and virtual patient advocates engage the home’s Chief Medical Officer of Health (aka Mom) by delivering personalized experiences that simplify the journey of care for families. Our model is also fueling the shift from fee-for-service to value-based care. Empower women. Collapsing silos. Rewarding value. It’s a smarter way to take care of yourself. http://www.wildflowerhealth.com
About the Ohio Medical Mutual
Founded in 1934, Medical Mutual is the oldest and one of the largest health insurance companies based in Ohio. We provide peace of mind to over 1.6 million Ohioans through our health, life, disability, dental, vision, high quality compensation and welfare. We offer fully insured and self-funded group coverage, including stop loss, as well as Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement and individual plans. Medical Mutual’s status means that we operate for the benefit of our members without having to meet the demands of shareholders or Wall Street analysts. Instead, we focus on developing products and services that allow us to better serve our customers and the communities around us and help our members achieve the best possible health and quality of life. For more information, visit the company’s website at MedMutual.com.
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