DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Viverae®, a leader in workplace wellness technology, proudly announces the acquisition of health and wellness company, SimplyWell. Founded in 1998 by a group of medical professionals in Omaha, Nebraska, SimplyWell shares the same values and fundamental approach to wellness as Viverae. The acquisition will expand Viverae's reach, and the company will continue to be rooted in care and focused on addressing, improving, and controlling health factors within organizations.
Viverae values client relationships, and to ensure continuity of service, SimplyWell will maintain a presence in Omaha under the leadership of Michael Demman, SimplyWell senior vice president. SimplyWell clients will benefit from the acquisition with a deeper, richer wellness experience as they gradually transition to the Viverae Connect™ product. Clients will receive the same core services in addition to enhanced new features, including iOS and Android mobile apps; gamified social challenges and community support; educational content; a scientifically proven behavior change tool; engaging digital communications; deeper analytics capabilities; and a self-service, on-demand data option.
"We strongly believe we’ve figured out the formula for engagement through innovative technology backed by our tried and tested, personalized, clinical methods," said Mike Lamb, Viverae president and chief executive officer. "This acquisition allows us to expand our reach, maximize growth, and offer a more robust wellness experience. It’s an exciting time for all of us—including our clients and members—and our two companies will be stronger together as one."
"We are excited to be joining forces with Viverae, a company that shares our same core values rooted in validated care," said Mike Demman, SimplyWell senior vice president. "Our clients and members will directly benefit from the acquisition, gaining access to a new level of expertise and enhanced offerings that will benefit their long-term health and wellness goals. The transition will be seamless, and since our two companies share the same vision, the outlook for our future together is extremely positive."
The acquisition results in a combined 31 years of expertise designing successful workplace wellness programs, serving more than 600 clients and 1.2 million members.
About Viverae® Viverae is a workplace wellness technology company based in Dallas, Texas. Rooted in care and focused on reducing health risks, our innovative application empowers employers to create cultures of health and well-being. We bring clarity. We inspire. We support. Learn more: www.viverae.com.
Viverae's workplace wellness programs are compliant with Affordable Care Act requirements and applicable law, and National Committee for Quality Assurance and national health advocacy group standards.
About SimplyWell SimplyWell LLC was founded in 1998 by a group of pioneering medical professionals in Omaha, Nebraska, who envisioned improving wellness and workplace productivity, while cutting health care costs. Since that time, our team of health-conscious experts has developed relationships nationwide to effectively integrate employers, physicians and individuals in personal and population wellness.