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Canary Health Partners with Lirio to Leverage Machine Learning to Motivate Action in Those with Chronic Illness


Canary Health Partners with Lirio to Leverage Machine Learning to Motivate Action in Those with Chronic Illness

Leveraging behavioral science, machine learning, and personalization, the partnership applies next-generation habit change support to empower patients to improve their health.

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lirio Health—the platform using behavioral science to help healthcare organizations motivate patients to adopt and sustain healthy habits—has partnered with Canary Health® to improve outcomes for people with chronic illness. With Lirio's driving brand mission to "do better," its application to boost engagement among enrollees in Canary Health's Better Choices, Better Health® (BCBH) online program couldn't be a better fit.

"Canary Health's BCBH program fits perfectly with Lirio's goal of improving health and life for individuals," said Mike West, CEO of Lirio. "We know from our experience in the utility industry that personalized, relevant communication drives measurable results in program participation and adherence. We're impressed by the tremendous results BCBH has achieved to date, according to the recent Stanford-Anthem study of cost savings and healthcare utilization impact. We're proud to partner with Canary Health and confident that our collaboration will motivate healthier choices and benefit people with chronic illness."

Canary Health partners with health plans, healthcare providers, and employers to offer digital tools, group support, and coaching. The BCBH program empowers individuals through greater self-management, helping them take back control of their health journey. Incorporating Lirio's IDEAL Engagement Framework™, behavioral engagement expertise, and data-driven persona modeling, BCBH will reach the next level of effectiveness in motivating behavior change for improved health.

Lirio helps healthcare organizations leverage the substantial clinical and actuarial data they already have to surface actionable insights on the behavioral characteristics of individuals. Lirio's proven track record of leveraging large data sets to inform the best next communication is a logical fit for inspiring action and creating behavior change in healthcare. Through scalable, individualized communication, tailored based on behavioral factors, Lirio will help Canary Health increase participation and engagement in the BCBH program, ultimately improving the health and wellness of participants.

"We believe Lirio will play a key role in increasing the engagement of enrollees in our life-changing program, further differentiating our programs as we drive even stronger outcomes. With Lirio, we will offer highly personalized support and relevant communications, better connecting us with people with chronic illness," said Adam Kaufman, CEO of Canary Health. "The Lirio collaboration builds on BCBH's already strong outcomes, aligns with our commitment to engagement, and enables us to continue to deliver cutting-edge innovation."

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About Lirio Health

Lirio Health is a communication technology solution that uses behavioral science, persona-based messaging, and data driven predictive modeling to help healthcare organizations drive sustained behavioral change for improved patient health. Lirio helps healthcare systems and service providers be a leading factor in the personal success stories of the individuals they serve through highly relevant, motivational engagement. Lirio's proprietary IDEAL Engagement Framework™ leverages concepts of behavioral economics to segment and communicate with individuals on a highly personalized level, delivering the best next message to cut through the noise and bring results.  

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About Canary Health

Canary Health is the leading provider of proven digital health self-management and behavior change programs. Our mission is to empower people with the tools, coaching and community support to self-manage their health. We work with the largest healthcare organizations in North America offering programs proven to slow the progression of chronic conditions, enhance quality of life, improve health outcomes, and lower the cost of care.

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Lirio Contact:

Kenny Bailey, Senior VP Health Solutions


Canary Health Contact:

Carrie Pittman, Director of Product Marketing

310.444.0636, ext.130

Media Contact: Maggie Kornahrens, Lirio, LLC, 8652438000,

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