WellnessFX CEO, Jim Kean, stops by Keas Global HQ and joins them in a conversation around their shared passion for preventative health care!
Concierge-style medicine can be practiced in a number of ways through a variety of payment structures. Some elements of technology are usually involved, but in the case of WellnessFX, technology isn’t just a component. It’s the basis for the company’s entire model of delivering care.
The quantified self movement – the idea that tracking metrics about yourself can lead to self-improvement – appears to be gathering steam. With products such as the FitBit One, Jawbone Up and Nike+ FuelBand boasting impressive sales numbers (the FuelBand reportedly sold out within four hours of its launch), it seems that self-tracking is finding traction and on the way to becoming an ubiquitous feature of daily life.
There are a number of recently established services offer consumers comprehensive health diagnoses, allowing for extremely personalised recommendations. In the US, a service called WellnessFX can provide more than 20 actionable metrics about your current state of health, including cholesterol and inflammation levels, from a single blood sample