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Health eVillages Announces Promerica Health as New Strategic Partner

FALMOUTH, ME. (July 27, 2020) — Health eVillages, the global non-profit that provides state-of- the-art mobile medical diagnostic technology to the most remote regions of the United States and the world, is now partnering with Promerica Health, a national, independent leader in health and wellness engagement. Health eVillages was created in 2011 by Donato Tramuto to address the fact that within our lifetime, one billion people will go to their graves without access to healthcare workers, medication, clean water or

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Outliers of Disruption: Boston’s health and fitness innovators

    As entrepreneurs rethink what health care means, increasingly they are focusing on one need: community. By Eric Reed | Video by Sam Crimmins | July 8, 2020 Donato Tramuto (right), chairman and founder of Health eVillages Join these innovators at Boston Globe Media’s Outliers of Disruption virtual event on July 22. RSVP here. Four years ago, Donato Tramuto, chairman and founder of Health eVillages, was walking through a hospital in Haiti when he heard a piercing scream. A

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Cherish Health and Health eVillages Launch Partnership at Veterans Center by Mitigating COVID-19 and Impact of Long-Term Health Conditions

SOMERVILLE, Mass., April 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Cherish Health, a Cambridge technology innovator that pioneers solutions to improve lives and enable care using advanced sensors, artificial intelligence, medical evidence, and human touch, and its non-profit partner, Health eVillages, a global organization that provides medical resources such as mobile technology, training, and apps to low-resource settings, are launching their broad partnership during the COVID-19 pandemic with a program that will monitor and support the health care needs of formerly homeless veterans. Their first joint program will

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Health eVillages Empowers Community Health Workers to Increase Access to Care, Improves Food Security and Reduces Social Isolation in 2019  

Health eVillages’ New Partnerships Include Last Mile Health;   the National Council on Aging; and YMCA of Greater Cleveland Contact: Kimberly Janicak (615) 557-5965 Kimberly.janicak@healthevillages.org MARLBOROUGH, MA (December 19, 2019) – Health eVillages, a global non-profit organization that advances healthcare access and improves the quality of care by providing mobile health technology to medical and public health professionals, has launched three new partnerships in 2019 in communities in the United States and Liberia, while continuing its work with longstanding partners

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Health eVillages Human Rights Italia Host Forum

Donato Tramuto and RFK Human Rights Italia Host Forum on Italian Refugee Crisis in Effort to Identify Solutions

MILAN, ITALY (October 24, 2019) — As a refugee crisis in Western Europe continues to grow, Donato Tramuto, CEO of Tivity Health and Chairman of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Italia, will sponsor a forum on Friday, Oct. 25th that brings together leading academics, researchers, government leaders and non-profit organizations to develop solutions to better integrate refugees and asylum seekers in Italy and ensure they receive the dignity and compassion they deserve.   The day-long forum, entitled Reception of Asylum

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Health eVillages and NCOA Partner to Increase Food Security Among Older Americans

Health eVillages and NCOA Partner to Increase Food Security Among Older Americans MARLBOROUGH, MA (August 8, 2019) — Health eVillages, a non-profit organization that has provided free, state-of-the-art medical mobile technology to underserved areas around the world since 2011, has partnered with the National Council on Aging (NCOA), a trusted national leader working to ensure that every person can age well, to increase the number of older Americans who are screened and enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

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Maine Voices: Maine’s rural seniors suffer unseen epidemic of social isolation

Maine holds the distinction of having the second highest percentage of residents over the age of 65 (after Florida), and the nation’s highest percentage of rural residents, according to the latest Census. As a result, Maine is often ahead of the game in considering how best to meet the needs of an aging population. From transportation to housing to health care, there are innovative initiatives underway in the Pine Tree State that can be a model for the nation on

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National summit on aging targets Maine, home to nation’s oldest, most rural population

The vast majority of seniors living in rural communities across the United States are dealing with multiple health issues that too often are made worse by social isolation and loneliness, according to a new national survey. Eradicating that isolation on the outskirts of America is the focus of the Connectivity Summit on Rural Aging, a national gathering that has attracted more than 130 elder advocates and other experts to Portland this week. Read more here.

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Loneliness kills: A new public health crisis (and what we can do about it)

A little-discussed condition raises the risk of premature death by up to 50 percent—making it a health hazard at least as significant as smoking and alcohol and more so than obesity. Yet many medical professionals haven’t heard about it, and the public remains largely in the dark. We’re talking about social isolation, a national public health crisis. Read more here.

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The Health eVillages-Healthways Community Outreach Program and The Honorable Bill & Tracy Frist Present Lwala 2020: Towards Wholeness of Life

Nine years after the creation of Lwala Community Alliance, the Nashville community will gather on Thursday, April 28, at the Loveless Barn, to celebrate, “Lwala 2020: Towards Wholeness of Life.” This event is presented by the Health eVillages-Healthways Community Outreach Program and The Honorable Bill and Tracy Frist. Event special guests include Donato Tramuto (CEO, Healthways and Founder & Chairman, Health eVillages), Kerry Kennedy (President, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights), Dr. Milton Ochieng’ (Co-founder, Lwala Community Alliance), and Mercy Owuor

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For Rural Maine Hospitals, Apps Can Improve Access

Delivering medical care to patients in rural regions around the globe can be a challenge. You might rightly guess at the need for more clinical resources in places like sub-Saharan Africa — but Harrington, Maine? The small Down East town has been selected, along with villages in Haiti, Kenya, South Sudan and Uganda, as a pilot location for a project by the nonprofit Health eVillages. The point is to improve medicine by making knowledge more mobile. It’s a new take

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Healthways partners with mobile health program

Wellness program provider Healthways has formed a partnership with Health eVillages, a program that provides mobile health technology to clinically underserved areas around the world. The Franklin, Tenn.-based company will collaborate with Health eVillages to provide areas with poor healthcare access to “resources, preventive healthcare and support for the uninsured and underinsured,” according to a news release. Read more here.

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