Why Wellocity Health?
Wellocity Health offers a HIPAA compliant technology platform for CDC recognized organizations offering the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) and improves access and outcomes. Any organization currently delivering an NDPP in-person can join the Wellocity Health platform to offer NDPP in online and distance learning modalities in English and Spanish.
We provide a comprehensive solution with a compelling ROI to NDPP organizations and guide them at each step from providing the technology platform and training to representing them on calls with the CDC as their platform partner and listing an online program on the CDC registry.
Why Deliver NDPP in Online and Distance Learning Modes?
The demand for online and distance learning delivery of the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) is rapidly increasing in popularity in large part due to consumers' access to numerous health apps and their daily use of messaging and facetime with friends and family. Consumers have come to expect flexibility to schedule classes, attend classes from the comfort of their home using secure video, easy access to the coach using secure messaging, engage with the group for support, and the ability to track their health with apps and share data with the coach.
Easy to Adapt for Lifestyle Coaches
The Wellocity NDPP platform was built to enhance and scale the success of in-person delivery programs offered by experienced lifestyle coaches and draws from their best practices. We designed our telehealth platform to provide a simple and intuitive experience for the participants and lifestyle coaches to easily adapt to online delivery and group video classes while still following their proven playbook for in-person delivery.
Yes, the Wellocity Health platform can be used by any organization recognized by the CDC to deliver an NDPP cohort in English or Spanish using the Online and Distance learning delivery modalities.
Wellocity is a Zoom technology partner, our iOS and Android apps and coaching portals have Zoom video conferencing technology built-in allowing us to offer HIPAA compliant telehealth. An NDPP lifestyle coach can launch group video classes from the Wellocity coaching portal and the cohort participants can join from their Wellocity app. We don't require any additional apps or software to be downloaded.
Yes, Wellocity Health NDPP customers can read, agree to, sign, and sign Wellocity's HIPAA Business Associate Agreement from the profile page on their Wellocity program portal.
As required by HIPAA, Wellocity has explicit Business Associate Agreements in place with all its vendors that could come into contact with your ePHI and the Wellocity BAA required elements of the NDPP program including:
- Participant Apps (iOS and Android)
- Lifestyle Coach Portals
- Pre-diabetes quiz, readiness assessments and intake forms
- Telehealth (used for the distance learning modality)
Please check our Help Center for NDPP to find out how Wellocity can help you transition from in-person to online and distance learning delivery.
No, The Wellocity iOS and Android apps have built-in Zoom functionality and enable HIPAA complaint sessions with our custom user-interface for group video classes.
Yes, you can offer group classes using video and we will handle the coordination, scheduling and both email and SMS reminders for participants.
Yes, a lifestyle coach can use the HIPAA compliant Wellocity iOS and Android apps for messaging participants with text and images.
Yes, participants can complete a HIPAA compliant pre-diabetes quiz or readiness assessment online, responses from participants are accessible in the coaching portal.
Yes, participants can use a desktop a popular browser to join the Zoom group video sessions used for delivering distance learning.
No, the Wellocity platform pricing for distance learning sessions includes Zoom sessions and you won't be billed by Wellocity for these sessions.
Wellocity Health as your DPP technology platform partner can't directly help you with the application process. However, as you pursue a DPRP application for online delivery modality, we will help you answer the platform-specific questions on the application. For more details visit our Help Center for NDPP.
To ensure HIPAA compliance, only an officer of the NDPP organization with legal right to enter into a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement should sign the BAA.
Yes, once the BAA is executed, the NDPP organization can use the program portal to invite all it's lifestyle coaches and program administration staff that are covered by the BAA to join the Wellocity platform.