Alere Wellbeing (formerly Free & Clear) brings together science, technology, and personal interaction to
help people recognize and modify unhealthy behaviors to avoid chronic
illness and live longer, more vital lives.
Alere Wellbeing is known and
respected for its pay-for-performance business model, intense focus on
scalable service quality, dedicated account management, continuous
program improvement, and transparent reporting of measurable outcomes.
The Quit For Life® Program, the nation’s leading tobacco cessation
program, employs an evidence-based combination of physical,
psychological, and behavioral strategies to enable participants to take
responsibility for and overcome their addiction to tobacco. The program
combines phone-based cognitive behavioral coaching and medication
support with web-based learning, tracking, and social support.
In September 2008, Alere Wellbeing announced the addition of The Mind
& Body® Program, a new innovative behavior change solution to help
employers address the key risk factors for chronic disease and obesity
within their workforces. The Mind & Body Program teaches
participants to master The 8 Essential Practices for a Healthy Mind
& Body® using an adaptive curriculum made up of online learning,
community support and expert guidance via phone, email and online
Alere Wellbeing has contributed to more than 115
published research studies and maintains collaboration with the American
Cancer Society® and an active research program funded by academic and
public health organizations including the Centers for Disease Control
and the National Institutes of Health. Alere Wellbeing provides services
to 27 state governments and more than 650 health plans and employers
(63 in the Fortune 500).