Viverae, a leader in workplace wellness technology announces the acquisition of health and wellness company, SimplyWell. 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.
SimplyWell 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. To ensure continuity of service, SimplyWell will maintain a presence in Omaha under the leadership of Michael Demman, SimplyWell senior vice president.
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.