KVOA News 4 Tucson: Feeling lonely? There’s an app for that!

Sammi Berwick TUCSON (KVOA) – The COVID-19 Pandemic has not only brought on physical issues but emotional and mental problems as well. One-third of adults are chronically lonely. It is hard to identify members who are suffering – unlike diabetes, there is...

A Tucson Startup Tackles The Loneliness Epidemic

A Tucson Startup Tackles The Loneliness Epidemic Times of Entrepreneurship by by Joel Berg July 16, 2020 Cindy Jordan is neither a psychologist nor a techie, but she founded a company in 2017 that blends elements of both: Pyx Health. Based in Tucson, Arizona, the...

Banner Health Deploys App-Based Loneliness Interventions

Banner Health Deploys App-Based Loneliness Interventions Reprinted with AIS Health permission from the June 4, 2020, issue of RADAR on Medicare Advantage When Banner Health Network (BHN) was vying for a spot in Arizona’s revamped $14 billion managed Medicaid program,...

COVID Could Revolutionize How MAOs Address Isolated Seniors

Sachia Kron Reprinted with AIS Health permission from the May 7, 2020, issue of RADAR on Medicare Advantage Since COVID-19 reached pandemic status in mid-March, Medicare Advantage and other insurers have had to swap out many of their face-to-face interactions with...