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18 October 2017

Health Insurer Menzis Launches a New Health Platform with Apps Powered by dacadoo

The Swiss digital health company, dacadoo, announces a new strategic collaboration with Dutch health insurer, Menzis. Menzis is launching Menzis SamenGezond, a next-generation mobile health platform including apps, powered by dacadoo, both to members and non-members in the Netherlands today.

dacadoo is a global technology company and innovative business partner that is driving the digital transformation in healthcare. It develops and operates the award-winning dacadoo health engagement platform that helps individuals actively manage and improve their health in an easy and fun way. To encourage users to remain active and healthy, the company applies motivational techniques from online games, collaborative features from social networks, A.I.- and rule-based automatic feedback along with the patented dacadoo Health Score to better understand and improve their health. Available in 11 languages, dacadoo’s technology is provided as a fully branded, white-label solution to health and life insurance companies, health & wellness service organizations as well as large and mid-size employers for health promotion in the workplace.

Today, dacadoo announces the new strategic collaboration with Menzis, with 2.1 million members the fourth largest health insurance company in the Netherlands who is among the most innovative digital health and loyalty platform pioneers in Europe. In 2012, Menzis launched a comprehensive loyalty platform for its members called SamenGezond which allowed members to track selected health activities, which has been very well received by Menzis clients. Today, Menzis SamenGezond has over 750.000 members. To build on the great success of SamenGezond, Menzis decided to create a more comprehensive digital health experience for its members and selected dacadoo to develop this next-generation version of Menzis SamenGezond, which is now being launched to both members and non- members of Menzis in the Netherlands. Menzis stated that they selected dacadoo as its partner to develop this exciting new version because of dacadoo’s substantial experience in building digital health platforms, for dacadoo’s solid foundation in medical and scientific research, and because of dacadoo’s holistic approach to health and wellbeing, which is based on an individual’s lifestyle, body and mind.

dacadoo founder and CEO Peter Ohnemus comments: “We’re very excited and proud to partner with Menzis. Both our companies have a very similar vision and strategy on how to empower and engage people in their health and wellbeing, and we very much look forward to jointly promoting the use of digital health platforms in the Netherlands.”

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