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Swiss Re and dacadoo (both headquartered in Zurich) have announced a global partnership by which Swiss Re will offer the dacadoo platform to insurers of all sizes. dacadoo provides the Digital Health Engagement Platform powering Swiss Re’s MyWellLife offering.
Swiss Re describes MyWellLife as a robust, mobile-first digital engagement solution that provides 24/7 smart coaching to help users attain their health goals with guidance, support, motivation and rewards. A new combined solution also strengthens Swiss Re’s Personal Resilience Suite (PRS capabilities), according to a joint statement. Swiss Re characterizes PRS as a holistic, modular and innovative risk assessment approach, powered by Swiss Re’s renowned underwriting manual Life Guide.
“We are thrilled to partner with Swiss Re and offer insurers and their members around the world dacadoo’s next generation digital health engagement solutions,” comments Peter Ohnemus, President and CEO, dacadoo. “Swiss Re is a global leader in re/insurance. Together we can combine their experience and knowledge, with our innovation and tech capability. We share a vision of a great life and health for everyone.”
Lifestyle factors are gaining in importance because they help to give a more holistic view for risk assessment purposes, notes Jolee Crosby, Global Head of L&H underwriting, Swiss Re. “With MyWellLife we offer consumers a roadmap for their health and wellness journey,” she says. “Insurers can get to market quickly through an engaging platform that leverages the experience and expertise of our partnership, and which requires no technology investment on their side. We are happy to offer our clients a platform that opens up possibilities for dynamic risk assessment of modifiable risk factors.”