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Johns Hopkins Medicine announces collaboration with Healthways
Date:1/9/2012

Building on the success of recent Hopkins research showing obese participants were able to lose significant weight and keep it off for two years using telephone coaching and a specially designed website, Johns Hopkins Medicine is collaborating with Healthways to help bring the innovative weight-loss program to many more who could benefit from it.

Hopkins and Healthways, a global health and well-being improvement company, have developed Innergy TM, a commercially available version of the call center-directed weight-loss program pioneered and studied by Lawrence J. Appel, M.D., a professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The results of the study were published in November in the New England Journal of Medicine. Under the agreement between Hopkins and Healthways, Hopkins will advise Healthways on the design and implementation of Innergy, continuously evaluate the program, and oversee future enhancements. Several Hopkins faculty members will also serve on Innergy's scientific advisory board.

Healthways will be responsible for the sale and delivery of Innergy to physicians and health systems, employers, health plans and governments. Healthways is a provider of specialized programs to help people maintain or improve their health and well-being and, as a result, reduce overall health care costs.

"This collaboration with Healthways reflects our commitment to providing health solutions to the marketplace that are solidly based on the best science," says Patricia M.C. Brown, president of Johns Hopkins HealthCare, the managed care and population health arm of Johns Hopkins Medicine. "Through our participation, we will be advancing the objectives of Johns Hopkins Medicine to foster intellectual discovery, develop innovative care delivery models and improve human health."

Obesity is an important and growing public health problem in the United States, where one in three adults is obese and thus at incre
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Contact: Stephanie Desmon
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Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
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