Inside Tucson Business: Local company develops app to combat loneliness

News When COVID-19 swept across the country earlier this year, it exacerbated an ongoing epidemic growing in recent years: isolation. Sociologists and public health experts have tracked a “loneliness epidemic” affecting the mental and physical health of a wide range...

KVOA News 4 Tucson: Feeling lonely? There’s an app for that!

Sammi Berwick TUCSON (KVOA) – The COVID-19 Pandemic has not only brought on physical issues but emotional and mental problems as well. One-third of adults are chronically lonely. It is hard to identify members who are suffering – unlike diabetes, there is...

A Tucson Startup Tackles The Loneliness Epidemic

A Tucson Startup Tackles The Loneliness Epidemic Times of Entrepreneurship by by Joel Berg July 16, 2020 Cindy Jordan is neither a psychologist nor a techie, but she founded a company in 2017 that blends elements of both: Pyx Health. Based in Tucson, Arizona, the...

Banner Health Deploys App-Based Loneliness Interventions

Banner Health Deploys App-Based Loneliness Interventions Reprinted with AIS Health permission from the June 4, 2020, issue of RADAR on Medicare Advantage When Banner Health Network (BHN) was vying for a spot in Arizona’s revamped $14 billion managed Medicaid program,...