Announcing the Envolve Center for Health Behavior Change

Date: 2016-01-26

Envolve, Inc. , an integrated healthcare solutions company, is pleased to announce the opening of the Envolve Center for Health Behavior Change. The Envolve Center is the result of a unique collaboration between researchers at Washington University in St. Louis and Duke University, and industry leaders from Centene and Envolve.

The mission of the Envolve Center is to improve the health of vulnerable populations by creating, testing, implementing, and advancing effective behavior-based innovations that remove barriers to healthy habits and facilitate pathways for healthier living. Over the next five years, researchers at the Envolve Center will focus on answering three key questions:

  • Can what we say, and how we say it, actually alter health outcomes?
  • How can we use research on behavioral economics to change ingrained health behaviors?
  • Do programs that work across multiple generations lead to healthier lives for entire families?

The findings that come out of the Center will be applied to the Envolve family of companies’ products, transforming the way we address health behavior change across the population.

The official launch of the Envolve Center begins with an event on Thursday, January 28 where attendees will hear from:

  • Keynote speaker and award-winning journalist David Bornstein on behavior change and health innovation
  • New York Times bestselling author Dan Ariely on how humans’ irrationality affects their health
  • The Envolve Center’s Faculty Directors on their research priorities and methods
  • Centene and Envolve executives on how this research will inform and enhance our services

About Envolve, Inc.®

Envolve, Inc.® is a family of health solutions, working together to make healthcare simpler, more effective and more accessible for everyone. As an agent for change in healthcare, Envolve is committed to transforming the health of the community, one person at a time. Envolve unifies specialty pharmacyPBMvisiondental24/7 nurse advice services, diabetes management, MSO solutions, and more. For more information, please visit our website www.envolvehealth.com or contact us at mediainquiries@envolvehealth.com.