Tag Archives: Healthcare

4 Big Misunderstandings About Blood Testing

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Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, David_Jones

We are in the age of the consumerism of healthcare.

You are able to have an inside look at your body and how it functions at a level that simply wasn’t there before. Healthcare is transforming because of digital and mobile innovation. More people every day gaining access to health management tools, apps, devices and software that empower them to take control. Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

7 Ways WellnessFX is Different Than Your Average Healthcare Experience

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Credit: Flickr Creative Commons, Maggie Osterberg

Diagnostic medicine is dramatic. Doctors are expected to be detectives and to solve health crises with extremely limited time and information. Yet we are conditioned to believe that a physical visit to our doctor is the only way to address our health.

WellnessFX challenges that belief. Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Will the Gadgets Get Us Fit? A Recap of #CES2014

At CES this year, attendees and onlookers loudly (and pretty proudly) deemed 2013 the year of the Quantified Self. The CEA reported 40 percent growth in the digital health footprint, and the show floor was bursting with gadgets and people. From med tech, smart sports equipment and anti-aging sensors, to wearables and real-time monitoring, there was one theme they all had in common: Give us the data to help get us healthy.  We’re in the age of the consumerization of healthcare and the masses are coming to understand what we at WellnessFX were founded upon – if you have the data, you can influence the outcomes. Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

The WellnessFX Story

As WellnessFX membership continues to grow, and as we roll out new packages like the deep-diving, comprehensive Premium Panel, it’s important to stop, retrace our steps, and take a look back at our company’s roots.

We’ve seen amazing results as WellnessFX has expanded the definition of healthcare, unblocking access to important data and helping people take control of their health. Through WellnessFX, our members have received tailored results, advice, and priceless knowledge, all on their own time and their own schedules. And with our mobile app, they have access to their personal biology anytime, anywhere.

Learn more and get an insider’s view of the cutting-edge offices located in the Mission District of San Francisco, where the staff members—from the office manager, to the engineers, to the CEO—don’t just talk the talk, but live a lifestyle that truly encourages wellness.

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

WellnessFX Is National – Now Available in 46 States!

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credit: Instagram @aselbolat

WellnessFX has expanded! We are now able to offer affordable blood-testing and expert consultations to more than 4,000 locations nationwide in 46 states and Washington D.C. Chances are, you’re just a short drive, train ride, or walk away from changing your life.

How is this possible? We recently partnered with the world’s largest producer of diagnostic testing. We are very happy to enter into this next phase and bringing wellness to a national member base.

WellnessFX has been gearing up to go national for months now. Our wildly popular low-cost e-Checkup more than doubled our user base, and we’re ready to serve an even greater number of people who are frustrated with today’s healthcare. The wellness revolution is just beginning.

“The lab expansion comes at a critical inflection point for our company, enabling us to support the explosive demand.”

-Jim Kean, CEO

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

The Rebooted Body Interview With WellnessFX CEO Jim Kean – Part I

Want to learn more about WellnessFX? Who better than from the man who started it all: CEO Jim Kean. He recently sat down with Kevin Geary of the Rebooted Body to discuss the WellnessFX process, the variety of panels we offer, and the current healthcare revolution to take control of your own health data.

The Rebooted Body is an online program that helps you reach your fitness goals through natural, holistic methods. They upkeep a regular and informative blog and podcast to share health news, tips, and methods for leading a healthy life. We are very grateful for the opportunity to discuss how we’re setting out to change preventive medicine and hope you take the time to check out the Rebooted Body’s awesome platform!

The interview is long (a whole hour!) so we’re splitting the summary into three parts. Today we’re talking about the background of WellnessFX. In parts two and three, we’ll dive into the various panels you can choose from and how WellnessFX is trying to improve the system.

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.