Wellframe Announces Collaboration with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City to Deliver Digital Health Management Solution to Members

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wellframe, Inc., today announced Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City will offer Wellframe’s digital health management solution to support its members beyond the walls of care delivery. This new initiative demonstrates Blue KC’s continued commitment to industry-leading support for members’ holistic needs. By delivering digital resources and support for chronic and complex conditions, wellness, transitions of care, maternal health, cancer, and end-stage renal disease, the Wellframe solution helps members build trusted relationships with Blue KC’s care teams which enable early interventions.

Wellframe’s patented digital health management solutions extend the reach and effectiveness of Blue KC’s care team by delivering clinical programs to members’ smartphones or tablets in the form of a customized, interactive daily health checklist. By engaging members in these programs, Wellframe facilitates high-touch, sustained, and supportive relationships between members and their care team through secure mobile messaging.

“One of our biggest goals is to make it easier for our members to get the care they need when they need it,” said Raelene Knolla, Vice President of Population Health for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City. “We believe the ability for our nurses to interact directly with members digitally through the devices so many members have in their hands daily will significantly increase the health and wellness of our members.”

“Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City is a market leader in delivering holistic, convenient health support, and we’re proud to further strengthen that effort,” said Jacob Sattelmair, Wellframe CEO. “We look forward to helping them provide an innovative experience that supports the comprehensive health needs of their members.”

About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, the largest not-for-profit health insurer in Missouri and the only not-for-profit commercial health insurer in Kansas City, has been part of the Kansas City community since 1938. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City provides health coverage services to more than 1 million residents in the greater Kansas City area, including Johnson and Wyandotte counties in Kansas and 30 counties in Northwest Missouri. Our mission: to provide affordable access to healthcare and to improve the health of our members. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. For more information on the company, visit BlueKC.com.

About Wellframe
The Wellframe digital health management solution supports the comprehensive needs of people beyond the walls of care delivery. Wellframe translates clinical guidelines and literature into an interactive daily checklist delivered to patients through the Wellframe mobile app. As patients engage with the Wellframe app, their data is shared in real time with their care team through the care team dashboard, which utilizes advanced algorithms to generate early intervention alerts. With secure two-way messaging, Wellframe facilitates long-term, trusted relationships between patients and care teams. For more information on Wellframe, visit www.wellframe.com.


Sarah Silvestriadis
Matter Communications