Nationally Recognized Health Services Researcher and Entrepreneur Dr. Dena Bravata Joins Vivante Health’s Clinical Advisory Board

Dr. Bravata will support clinical research and the continued growth of GIThrive CHICAGO, April 11, 2024 — Vivante Health, the employee benefit for GI care, announced today the addition of Dr. Dena Bravata to its Clinical Advisory Board. She joins a growing team of internationally recognized experts and physician leaders committed to advancing GI care.…

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What Benefits Leaders Need to Know About Gut Microbiome Testing

The gut plays a critical role in health and wellness, and employers are looking for ways to help their employees maintain a healthy digestive system – and relieve digestive ailments and diseases that diminish their quality of life.  However, so much information about human gut microbiome testing is circulating in the news and social media.…

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Bringing the Digestive Health Conversation to the Workplace in 2024

Historically, casual conversations about digestive problems and concerns haven’t been a hot topic in the workplace, but that’s changing  – with more people learning (and feeling)  just how integral the gastrointestinal (GI) system is to overall health. This sensitive topic is now less taboo, spurred partly by more awareness on social channels (#GutTok garnered more…

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GIThrive Expansion: Behind the Product, by Karen Luk, SVP of Product

We recently announced the expansion of GIThrive, which will allow us to better serve our members through enhanced technology and virtual care. But what exactly does that mean from a product perspective? We asked our SVP of Product, Karen Luk, to tell us what (in her words) what this means for our members and how…

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National Stress Awareness Month: The Importance of the Gut-Brain Connection

April marks the beginning of National Stress Awareness Month, a perfect time to focus on the importance of gut health and stress management in the workplace. We often think about ways to manage stress through mental health resources – meditation, talk therapy, gratitude. But one often overlooked way to help impact stress management lies within…

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