Digital health technology leader WellDoc recently announced it has entered a joint commercial partnership agreement with Samsung Electronics to deliver a best-in-class digital health solution for individuals living with diabetes. The companies will integrate WellDoc's newly released consumer diabetes health app, BlueStar C, with the recently launched Samsung Health, a mobile one-stop shop for health and fitness, and with Samsung Gear, including smart watches and fitness trackers. BlueStar C is a diabetes health tool designed to aid individuals living with diabetes in managing their chronic condition.
"Our enhanced partnership with WellDoc gives us an opportunity to serve global consumers, who we believe are ready to embrace the combined health innovations that our companies plan to offer," says Suntae Jung, vice president of Services R&D Team for Samsung Mobile Communications Business.
BlueStar C is the consumer version of WellDoc's suite of diabetes products. Its feedback and messaging is driven by the same patented decision support engine and high-quality analytics as the company's clinically proven original BlueStar platform and shares many of the same key features of the company's therapeutic product offerings, but with a distinct lifestyle focus. Specifically, BlueStar C offers the following:
"Samsung is both an investor in—and an ideal partner for—WellDoc, so it is incredibly rewarding for us to take our collaboration to the next level. Through this commercial agreement, Samsung becomes a distribution channel for WellDoc, and Samsung Health serves as a platform for BlueStar C," says Kevin McRaith, CEO of WellDoc.