Linkwell Health joins Tivity Health, Sharecare and The Tramuto Foundation to support global health and rural aging work of Health eVillages
BOSTON, Mass. (July 23, 2018) — Health eVillages, the global non-profit that provides medical resources such as mobile technology, training and apps to low-resource settings, is partnering with Linkwell Health, a technology-enabled digital content marketing company that focuses exclusively on healthcare.
Linkwell Health’s unique experience is moving the needle with consumers and getting them to take action to improve their health. They combine editorial expertise in consumer health journalism and digital engagement, with decades of experience in general health and wellness, population health, lifestyle and life-stage to engage different populations—from seniors to millennials. Linkwell will support Health eVillages with consulting on fundraising and marketing. In addition, CEO Chris Hessler was recently appointed to the Health eVillages Board of Directors.
“I’m inspired by the work [Health eVillages Founder] Donato Tramuto and Health eVillages are doing to improve the health and wellbeing of those underserved by the current healthcare system and, most importantly, their mission to help people gain access to the healthcare they need and deserve.” said Hessler, “And, I look forward to bringing my passion for creating and delivering healthier experiences to my role on the Health eVillages’ Board of Directors in support of their health initiatives.”
“When I founded Health eVillages, I never intended to try to solve the world’s healthcare problems alone. Health eVillages is a collaborative mission shared by many dedicated, experienced individuals and organizations and I am thrilled to have the support of Chris Hessler and Linkwell Health.” said Donato Tramuto, Health eVillages Founder. “Health eVillages combines technology, apps and training with the experience of our frontline partners in Africa, Haiti and the United States, to move the needle to improve the lives of real people and the communities where they live and work.”
Through generous partnerships like that of Linkwell Health, coupled with support from Tivity Health, Sharecare and The Tramuto Foundation, Health eVillages launches global health and rural aging programs in locations in the United States and around the world. Health eVillages has deployed more than 500 content-enabled mobile devices and currently works in eight countries including the United States, Haiti, Cameroon, Kenya, Malawi, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.
About Linkwell Health
Linkwell Health creates world-class editorial, marketing, and technology solutions to help health plans and health services companies better engage consumers. The company designs, develops, and delivers its best-in-class health and wellness content across all platforms: web, email, mobile, social, video, and print. Linkwell Health’s solutions drive empowerment and engagement for clients, while simultaneously educating and inspiring consumers to own their health. For more information about Linkwell Health, visit www.linkwellhealth.com.
About Health eVillages
Health eVillages collaborates to advance healthcare access and improve the quality of care by providing state-of-the-art mobile health technology including medical reference and clinical decision support tools, as well as other community-focused resources, to medical and public health professionals in the most challenging clinical environments around the world. Our partners include Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, Tivity Health, Sharecare, the Tramuto Foundation, Skyscape, PCS Wireless, Global Impact, the Maternity Foundation, Medical Aid Films, and more. You can find more information at www.healthevillages.org and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.