GlobalMed acquires ORCAS, Inc., bringing mobile self-management interventions to clinical telemedicine.

GlobalMed® announced today that it has acquired ORCAS, Inc., a premier research and development company in the health technology space. As a result of the acquisition, the Eugene, Oregon-based company will become a wholly owned subsidiary of GlobalMed. ORCAS has a long history of blending expertise in behavior change science and the mobile user experience […]

CONCERN: EAP Adds Two Science-Based Mobile Health Apps from ORCAS to its Resilience Hub™

CONCERN:EAP, a leading provider of services and programs that promote employee resilience and productivity, today announces a partnership with ORCAS, a health technology company, to offer two ORCAS products, Love Every Day™(LED) and MindSet: The Good Habit App™. These apps will be made available through the “App Garage” section of CONCERN’s Resilience Hub™, an online […]

ORCAS’s MoodHacker® Effective at Improving Depression and Work Absence

ORCAS announces publication of randomized trial results of MoodHacker, one of the industry’s few clinically tested health apps, and its demonstrated efficacy in enabling adults to self-manage mild to moderate depression. ORCAS is pleased to announce the publication of a study on MoodHacker®, a mobile health app based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) that enables adults […]

DigitalPivot Profiles MindSet as a Way to Keep New Year’s Resolutions

When it comes to new year’s resolutions, the odds are definitely not in your favor. While 45% of us make them, only 8% succeed. Good habits take practice. It’s hard to resist the big gesture, the dramatic resolution you unveil to family, friends, and colleagues, promising a new and vastly improved you. But it’s the incremental, more modest resolutions […]

ORCAS Announces MindSet: The Good Habit App™, a Scientifically Validated Habit-Formation Mobile App that Promotes Healthy Lifestyle Change

MindSet™ takes users on a self-paced process that enables them to achieve lasting lifestyle behavior change through incremental habit formation. ORCAS today announces the release of MindSet: The Good Habit AppTM, a proprietary, scientifically validated mobile app that helps users create new, healthy lifestyle habits that address behaviors that affect all major lifestyle conditions including obesity, […]

ORCAS Announces Release of Mobile Coaching Platform that Lets Counselors and Care Providers Remotely Engage, Assess and Monitor Users

CoachHub™ represents the next generation of user-driven coaching and user engagement.  ORCAS  today announces the release of CoachHub™, a flexible coaching platform that connects users with health coaches, counselors, and care providers through real-‐time chat, in-app messaging, video chat or telephone. CoachHub is  suitable for counselors, health and wellness coaches, pharmacists, physicians, case managers, nutritionists, […]

Study of ORCAS’s Love Every Day App Indicates Its Efficacy in Improving the Quality, Stability and Resilience of Couples

ORCAS today announces the results of a pilot to gauge the efficacy of Love Every Day, a mobile intervention it developed with funding from the NIH (National Institutes of Health) that is designed to improve the quality, stability and resilience of couples in traditional and non-traditional relationships, while reducing discord and its associated problems. ORCAS […]