NEW YORK, March 1st, 2023 — Wisdo Health, the award-winning integrated peer support, and social health platform, has proudly announced the addition of Brian Marcotte to its Board of Directors. Mr. Marcotte is the former Vice President of Compensation and Benefits at Honeywell International and former CEO of the Business Group on Health.
“I chose to join the global team at Wisdo Health as a Board Member to help the company achieve its mission of reducing the harmful consequences of loneliness and social isolation on employee health,” said Mr. Marcotte about his new role.
Mr. Marcotte added: “Loneliness and social isolation is arguably the biggest underserved condition in the American workplace. According to Cigna, 58% of employees are suffering from loneliness and social isolation, costing employers $154 billion a year in absenteeism of lonely employees, in addition to its negative impact on medical costs.”
“We are excited to join hands with Brian as we continue to expand our work with self-insured employers and commercial health plans. Wisdo addresses the loneliness epidemic with an evidence-based, scalable, cost-effective solution aligning with current mental health strategies,” said Boaz Gaon, Wisdo Health’s Founder and CEO.
About Wisdo Health:
Wisdo Health is an online peer support community and social health platform designed to address the harmful consequences of loneliness, social isolation, and lack of engagement on health outcomes and costs. Wisdo uses a data-driven model to map users’ life challenges, goals, and obstacles to health, then proactively connects them with helpful peers who have been in their shoes. Through Wisdo, members enjoy emotional support, weekly group coaching to build social skills, and referrals to clinical and SDOH solutions offered by their employer and health plan. To date, over 500,000 adults have joined Wisdo. Learn more at www.wisdo.com