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SOLERA IN THE NEWS

Angela Gonzalez chats with Solera Health CEO Brenda Schmidt about the company’s latest funding and plans for expansion in Phoenix and beyond.
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Solera Health CEO Brenda Schmidt is named a finalist for the EY 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Mountain Desert region.
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Kevin Truong reports that the company's differentiator is in payment system, which allows health plans to pay social services providers through same pathway that other healthcare providers are reimbursed.
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According to Bruce Japsen, Solera Health has attracted more than $40 million from Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans across the country including the venture capital arm of Health Care Service Corp., the nation’s fourth-largest health insurer.
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Kansas City Business Journal highlights Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City’s role in Solera Health’s 42 million Series C funding round.
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Kyle Wiggers highlights Solera Health's Series C funding news and the evolution of the company's business model.
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Dave Muoio for MobiHealthNews features Solera’s $42M in Series C funding which brings the integrated benefits network to a total of $72 million in backing.
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Covering the Series C round of funding, HIT Consultant details how the capital will allow Solera to scale beyond its proven payment innovation model for chronic disease prevention and management to address behavioral health and social determinants of health.
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Diana Manos details Solera Health’s “disruptive business alliance” with Blue Cross Blue Shield Institute to determine how best to act upon social determinants of health.
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Healthcare Finance covers the recent collaboration to allow health plans to pay for healthcare-related social services delivered by community benefit organizations.
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Laura Lovett reports on how Solera and BCBS Institute will work together to tailor a SDOH platform that will connect patients to community-based providers and other resources.
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Fierce Healthcare's Jacqueline Renfrow highlights Solera Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield Institute's new program to address the social determinants of health and coordination of regional patient resources.
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MedCity News' Kevin Truong covers Solera Health's recent partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield Institute to address social determinants of health at the community level.
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A partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield Institute and Solera Health helps patients access community health resources that address the SDOH.
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HIT Consultant reports on Solera Health's partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield Institute to effectively address social determinants of health.
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Solera Health is expanding a partnership with Fitbit to expand use of its device by members to reduce the risk of Type 2 Diabetes. The devices will be used in tandem with the Fitbit platform by members who are monitored by Solera Health, with the goal of encouraging behavior changes, such as increased physical activity and weight loss.
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Arizona-based Solera Health saw success using Fitbit's mHealth wearables in its Diabetes Prevention Program. Now the integrated health network wants to expand that connected health platform.
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Fitbit is expanding its partnership with Phoenix, Arizona-based Solera Health to help with Type 2 diabetes prevention. Based on early promising results from using Fitbit devices in its diabetes prevention program, Solera is making Fitbit Inspire and Fitbit Inspire HR available to all of its diabetes program participants including Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.
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Solera, a network that connects people with diabetes prevention programs, will give all of its members a Fitbit Inspire device. People with pre-diabetes can delay or sometimes even prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes through behavior and lifestyle change, like exercising more.
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Executives of the wearable maker gave a breakdown yesterday of the thousands of ongoing projects with clinical, research and employer business partners. To emphasize this point, Fitbit delved deeper into one specific health partnership between the device maker and Phoenix, Arizona-based Solera, which offers a digital marketplace for chronic disease management programs.
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Technology is an important part of patient care delivery today.

Healthcare organizations and clinicians across the country depend on health IT leaders and vendors to achieve optimal outcomes and deliver a seamless patient experience. Here are 102 women who make significant contributions to health IT advancements, leading large teams, initiatives and companies focused on improving patient care.

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Call it the match.com for health care—a platform that connects people to a curated and managed network of digital apps and in-person community providers in order to help them maintain and improve their well-being.
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Solera Health today announced that the former chief medical officer of the U.S. Medicaid program, Andrey Ostrovsky, MD, will be joining the company as its chief medical officer and vice president of behavioral health.
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Solera's CEO, Brenda Schmidt, on the integrator role in expanding the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program benefit, which for the first time ever, creates a preventive service for seniors delivered by a diverse range of non-clinical MDPP providers. Click here to read.
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Solera Health's CEO talks with the Business of Healthcare on purpose-driven innovation and how it aligns problem, purpose, and business model.
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Brenda Schmidt, CEO of Solera Health, and Kevin McRaith, CEO of WellDoc, announced a partnership that will make BlueStar available across Solera’s network, giving Solera the ability to offer a what Schmidt calls a “holistic” approach to diabetes prevention and management. Click here to read.
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HIT Consultant's Fred Pennic covers Solera's partnership with WellDoc and their BlueStar® digital therapeutic app for diabetes management. Click here to read.
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Digital therapeutics company Blue Mesa Health recently launched "Transformemos," its Spanish language diabetes prevention program, on the Solera Health network, the company confirmed Jan. 10.
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WellDoc's digital diabetes management therapeutic BlueStar will now be available on the ... Phoenix, Arizona-based Solera Health, a platform which offers a marketplace for chronic disease management programs, and digital therapeutic maker WellDoc announced the partnership today, and said that the ...
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January 10, 2018 Brenda Schmidt, CEO of Solera Health, discusses the historic launch of the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program scheduled for this April and how her company is helping providers and other stakeholders get ready. Click here to watch the video interview.
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For episode seven of The Unsexy Startup, Solera's CEO, Brenda Schmidt, discusses the challenges that come with disrupting a huge industry. Click here to listen to the podcast.
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December 21, 2017 The Journal of mHealth selects Solera Health for the 2017 Global Digital Health 100 awards program! The initiative is one of the HealthTech industries foremost technology awards programs, celebrating innovation and entrepreneurship. It recognizes and supports health technology companies that are demonstrating the greatest potential to change…
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December 19, 2017 Mary Caffrey from the American Journal of Managed Care highlights the most-read blogs for 2017 including "What Does Trump’s Executive Order Mean for Diabetes Prevention?" with insight from Solera's CEO, Brenda Schmidt. Click here to read.
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December 4, 2017 Life Science Daily covers Solera and Kroger's partnership with the American Pharmacists Association and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to build infrastructure and expand access to the National Diabetes Prevention Program. Click here to read more.
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November 30, 2017 Drug Store News covers Solera's, Kroger's and the American Pharmacists Association's partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to build infrastructure and expand access to the National Diabetes Prevention Program. Click here to read more.
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November 2017 Solera Health's Dan Hurley, VP of Information Technology, pens a piece for the latest edition of CIO Applications. The article, "Unified Communication's in The Cloud" discusses the importance of the cloud as a unified and secure service for your business. Click here to read.
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November 2017 The Longevity Networks' Sarah Flink highlights Solera Health in the "New Care Delivery" category for tackling the massive diabetes market and matching patients to the community organization or digital therapeutics provider that best meets their needs and preferences. Click here to read more.
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November 13, 2017 Direct Recruiters Inc. speaks with Solera's CEO, Brenda Schmidt, about Solera Health, her goals for the company, trends in the Health IT industry, and more as a part of their Thought Leader series. Click here to read more.
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November 3, 2017 The American Journal of Managed Care speaks with Solera Health's CEO, Brenda Schmidt, regarding CMS' final Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program rule and its launch on April 1, 2018. Click here to read more.

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October 2017 The Tech Tribune researched and compiled the very best tech startups in Phoenix, Arizona. Solera Health topped the list and was picked for revenue potential, the leadership team, brand/product traction, and the competitive landscape. Click here to read more.
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Solera Health, a preventive care benefits manager, has partnered with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) to provide at-risk type 2 diabetes patients with access to the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and Solera4Me, an online platform for diabetes management.
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October 20, 2017 The American Journal of Managed Care covers Solera Health's partnership with the American Diabetes Association to take the legwork out of enrolling in a Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) for those at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Click here to read more.
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October 19, 2017 Becker's Hospital Review outlines Solera Health's partnership with the American Diabetes Association which will help diabetes patients access CDC-recognized Diabetes Prevention Programs. Click here to read more.
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September 26, 2017 MobiHealth News highlights Solera Health's CEO's, Brenda Schmidt, view on Diabetes Prevention Program reimbursement for the Medicare population and its role in the upcoming physician fee schedule. Click here to read to article.
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September 5, 2017 Becker's Health IT & CIO Review features Dan Hurley's, VP, Information Systems & Technology at Solera Health, article, "Making the Cloud Safe for Healthcare." Click here to read to article.
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August / September 2017 Issue The Journal of mHealth highlights Solera Health's mobile app, SoleraONE, which supports Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program make-up sessions. Click here to read to article on page 19.
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August 21, 2017 Drug Store News covers Solera Health's new partnership with higi, the owner of the largest FDA-cleared, retail-based, self-screening network and consumer engagement platform in North America. Click here to read.
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August 16, 2017 The Longevity Network highlights Solera Health's CEO, Brenda Schmidt, as Entrepreneur of the Week. Click here to read.
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July 13, 2017 MedCity News' Stephanie Baum speaks exclusively with Solera's CEO, Brenda Schmidt, regarding the recent Series B funding announcement. Click here for the full story.
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July 12, 2017 Jonah Comstock highlights Solera's Series B funding for Mobi Health News. Click here for the full story.
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July 12, 2017 The Phoenix Business Journal speaks with Solera Health's CEO, Brenda Schmidt, on the company's Series B funding and what it means for Solera. Click here for the full story.
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July 11, 2017 Dr. Scott Breidbart, MD, MBA and Chief Medical Officer of Solera Health, talks the importance of meaningful engagement for digital therapeutics platforms for Becker's Health IT & CIO Review. Click here for the full story.
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June 11, 2017 In Mary Caffrey's story for The American Journal of Managed Care, she highlights Medicare DPP's arrival, the work CMS must do, and how Solera can play an important role. Click here for the full story.
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June 8, 2017 Kathleen Sebelius, Solera Health advisory board member and former Secretary of Health and Human Services, talks the importance of aligning clinical and community resources to improve health for The Hill. Click here for the full story.
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May 24, 2017 The Endocrine Society recently announced it opposes cuts to scientific research and public health in President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 as cuts would severely harm progress toward advances in medical treatment and disease prevention. Solera Health's CEO, Brenda Schmidt, comments on the statement…
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May 18, 2017 MobiHealth News' editor, Jonah Comstock, highlights recent digital hires including Danielle Turnipseed's new role as Vice President of Government Affairs and Policy with Solera Health. Click here for the full story.
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May 18, 2017 Politico's Theodoric Meyer covers Danielle Turnipseed's new role at Solera Health for the latest Jobs Report. Click here for the full story.
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May 15, 2017 The American Journal of Managed Care's Mary Caffrey covers a new DPP study published on Friday in Diabetes Care. Mary highlights Brenda Schmidt's, Solera's CEO, comments on the hope that digital providers will help the DPP reach more men, since the population in the Diabetes Care study…
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May 4, 2017 Becker's Hospital Review's Kelly Gooch highlights healthcare industry leaders' reactions on the AHCA passage. Among the leaders, Solera Health's CEO, Brenda Schmidt. Click here for the full story.
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April 27, 2017 Stephanie Baum from MedCity News features 50+ Innovation Award winner Solera Health's CEO, Brenda Schmidt, in the story, “Which healthcare delivery innovators did readers select for 50+ Innovation Leaders?” The article highlights companies tackling some of the challenges and shortcomings of healthcare delivery for the aging population. Get the…
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April 27, 2017 In the eBook published by MedCity News and AARP, the companies announce the esteemed pool of winners of the 50+ Innovation Leaders Award. On page 28, Solera's CEO, Brenda Schmidt, shares what inspired her to work with the aging population. Get the full story here.
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April 19, 2017 MobiHealthNews' Jonah Comstock highlights Solera's partnership with Blue Shield of California to offer Diabetes Prevention Programs to commercial health plan members as part of the digital health payer-related news from the first quarter of 2017. Get the full story here.
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April 5, 2017 Jessica Kim Cohen covers Solera Health in her Startup Insider series. Click here for the full story.
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March 8, 2017 POLITICO's David Freedman report's on a bold experiment in Muskegon, Michigan which in 2011 was named the least healthy county in the state. As the town begins its journey to help people make healthy changes that stick—like losing weight and keeping it off— David explores the role…
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February 15, 2017 Solera Health's new app, SoleraONE, has been named in Managed Healthcare Executive's list of the “Top 14 Apps for Healthcare Executives to Watch.”
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February 1, 2017 MobiHealthNews' Heather Mack speaks with Solera's CEO, Brenda Schmidt, and Bryce Williams, vice president of Wellbeing for Blue Shield, about the companies partnership to bring the Diabetes Prevention Program to members. Get the full story here.
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January 31, 2017 Kelly Gooch from Becker’s Hospital Review names Solera Health as a disruptive healthcare company to watch in 2017. Click here for the full story.
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January 23, 2017 The American Journal of Managed Care's Editor, Mary Caffrey, speaks with Solera's CEO, Brenda Schmidt, about President Trump's recent Affordable Care Act Executive Order and what it could mean for the future of the National Diabetes Prevention Program. Get the full story here.
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December 23, 2016 MobiHealthNews' Heather Mack includes Solera Health's new mobile app, SoleraONE, in her digital healthcare news highlights from 2016. Get the full story here.
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December 13, 2016 Yuliya Chernova and Brian Gormley speak with Solera Health's CEO, Brenda Schmidt, to learn more about her predictions for health care law changes in 2017 as we gear up for the new administration. Click here for the full story.
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December 8, 2016 MobiHealthNews' Heather Mack showcases Solera Health's new mobile app, SoleraONE, in a feature story. Solera's CEO, Brenda Schmidt, and HealthSlate's CEO, Dan Sheeran, speak with Heather about the new digital offering that is powered by HealthSlate. Get the full story here.
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December 5, 2016 HIT Consultant highlights Solera Health's mobile Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) partnership with Yes Health. The partnership will enable qualified, at-risk patients with access to Yes Health’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-recognized DPP, as a covered medical benefit. Get the full story, click here.
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December 1, 2016 MobiHealthNews' Heather Mack covers Solera Health's newest digital DPP partnership with Yes Health. In the article, Solera's CEO, Brenda Schmidt, and Yes Health CEO, Alex Petrov, speak with Heather about the strategic partnership and how qualified patients will now have expanded access to Yes Health’s coaching and…
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