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BlueCross Online Wellness Portal integrates with Apple Health

William Payne
January 5, 2017
 
Health insurer BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee has integrated its members' web portal with Apple Health. As a result, Tennessee BlueCross BlueShield members can now sync their devices to the company’s member wellness portal with the AlwaysOn mobile app.

Connection to the BlueCross wellness portal can have significant perks - the platform offers members access to health news, self-directed wellness courses, online health and lifestyle coaching, and other tools.

This integration is part of wider efforts to ensure members who use a smartphone or a wearable device can easily connect their fitness or health trackers with the BlueCross member wellness portal.

“Our online wellness program is designed to be as user-friendly as possible, and a big part of that involves making sure our systems work with the devices members use,” explains Lauren LaFontaine, BlueHealth Solutions product manager at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. “We want our BlueCross members to fully utilize the wellness benefits we offer, in ways that work for them.”

More than 80 devices are now compatible with the BlueCross online portal. Access is available either via computer or the company’s AlwaysOn mobile app.