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How hypertensive is New York City?

The New York metro area’s high blood pressure rate under new AHA/ACC guidelines is 60.3%, as measured by higi kiosks. This marks an increase of 28.4 percentage points from the old classification. (By comparison, the Philadelphia metro area jumped 28.2 points to 65.0%, and the nation as a whole jumped 28.8 points to 62.4%.) As […]

higi Data Analysis Finds Nearly 30% of Americans Reclassified into High Blood Pressure Category

62.4% of national higi users have high blood pressure with increased prevalence across heavier populated, higher income and more “healthy” communities CHICAGO – September 11, 2018 – Presenting at American Heart Association Hypertension 2018 Scientific Sessions, Chicago-based higi, a proven leader in population health enablement, providing consumer-centric, data-driven engagement solutions for providers, payers, retailers and self-insured employers, documented […]

Following Pivotal $21.3 Million Investment, higi Announces Dr. Chris Kryder as New Executive Chairman

Established healthcare innovator will further company’s applications connecting consumers and their data with healthcare stakeholders CHICAGO – July 31, 2018 – On the heels of announcing $21.3 Million in Series C investment, Chicago-based higi, an industry leader and innovator in population health enablement, today announced Dr. Chris Kryder as its new executive chairman. Dr. Kryder is a […]

$21.3 Million Investment in higi, led by Flare Capital Partners and 7wireVentures, Fuels Opening of Healthcare’s New “Front Door”

New investment enables deeper integration with retailers, connecting the dots for consumers across store-based services, creating an integrated seamless experience Funding fuels further collaboration with healthcare delivery systems, transforming the access model as a new entry point for healthcare services Capital enables expanded scope of consumer engagement, companion apps, data insights and learnings integral to […]

Over 62% of Americans at Risk for Hypertension Under New ACC/AHA Blood Pressure Guidelines*

Population health data released by higi sheds light on need for consumers to know their risk for hypertension and have access to convenient healthcare resources CHICAGO – May 17, 2018 – higi, a population health enablement company that makes it easier for people to be their healthiest with free biometric screening stations nationwide, today released […]

higi and Wegmans Announce New Data-Driven Integration Connecting Consumers to Pharmacists for Actionable Care

Consumers can now easily use higi to “Connect their Care” at 94 Wegmans retail locations CHICAGO – April 18, 2018 – higi, a population health enablement company that empowers consumers to measure, track and act on their health data, today announced an initiative with Wegmans, a family-owned supermarket chain widely recognized as an industry leader […]

Update to higi station blood pressure classifications

Did you know the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology updated their blood pressure guidelines? higi has always used the AHA guidelines to classify your results received on the higi Station (for example, grouping your blood pressure as “Normal,” “Elevated” or “High”). We’ve now updated our classifications to align with the AHA’s […]

higi and Health Dialog Add Real-Time Patient Data to Deliver Precision in Population Health Management Programs

Health insights derived from real-world patient biometric data enable highly accurate health risk predictions, more informed health coaching, and precise treatment plans CHICAGO and BOSTON– April 12, 2018 – higi, a Chicago company that operates a national network of more than 11,000 health self-screening stations for population health enablement, and Health Dialog, a leading provider […]