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Sean Duffy | Omada Health


  • Population Risk Management
  • Digital Health Program
  • Behavior Change
  • Chronic Disease
  • Performance-Based Pricing
  • Evidence-Based Outcomes
  • Health Coaching
  • Aligned Incentives


In this episode, Michael introduces you to Sean Duffy, Co-founder and CEO of Omada Health. Join us as we discuss how Omada Health uses digital behavior science to help employee populations change their habits, improve their health and reduce their risk of chronic disease.

Here’s a glance at what we discuss in this episode:

  • Sean’s diverse background, and how he applied those skills to ultimately launch Omada Health
  • The challenges providers face to align contracts with different reimbursement models and how the fragmented payer market impacts this process
  • Omada Health’s digital health program designed to reduce the risk for chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease
  • How Omada Health provides access to innovative tools, health coaching, peer support and an educational curriculum to drive behavior change
  • Why an employer should invest in preventing diabetes and heart disease in their employee population
  • The correlation between age and body mass index (BMI) and how that may indicate employee populations at risk for developing diabetes and health disease
  • How Omada Health identifies employees who would be eligible to participate in their program and the process of engagement to drive enrollment in the program
  • Omada Health’s initial member kit and what’s included including a digital scale and social support system with other participants
  • The educational lessons included in the program:  food, activity, psychology and social goals
  • How Omada Health’s measures efficacy in the program
  • Omada Health’s unique performance-based fee structure and how the fact they can bill insurance can reduce barriers to implementation
  • Omada Health’s marketing strategy for driving employee population engagement
  • How Omada Health leverages consumer marketing tactics to drive significantly better participation rates than traditional care management programs
  • Omada Health’s ROI statistics from their book of business
  • Who Omada Health is a good fit for
  • New developments on the horizon for Omada Health
  • Behavioral health issues and the power of technology as a solution
  • Omada Health’s website and contact information:

About the Host, Michael Menerey

Michael Menerey is a Senior Vice President and Benefits Consultant with one of the largest Employee Benefits Brokerage & Consulting firms in the country. He is a partner in the Employee Benefits Practice and works in the Los Angeles office.

1 Comment

  1. "REST Freelancer in west London" on 09/10/2018 at 6:43 PM

    It’s hard to come by well-informed people in this particular topic, but you sound like you know what you’re
    talking about! Thanks

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