In the News: Mazi writes for The Hill

04.20.18 We've said it once, we'll say it again: personalized interactions are the future of healthcare. Can that happen remotely, using digital technology? And if so, can we make healthcare more inclusive, accessible, and affordable in America? [Read more  […]


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Hot off the Press: Pack Health Supports Financial Wellbeing

03.23.18 Financial planning for individuals living with a chronic illness is a unique challenge. Factors such as work expectancy, life expectancy, and budget are essential for any financial planning strategy, but when you’re living with one or more chronic conditions, the game changes. Chron […]


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In the News: Reflecting on AHIP

02.22.2018 Pack Health President Mazi Rasulnia recently joined America's Health […]


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In the News: Pack Health Participates in New Tech Initiative with Bronze Valley

02.16.2018 Bronze Valley hosted a conference in Birmingham to discuss their new initiative to improve and expand technology in the south. Mazi Rasuln […]


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In the News: Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, Inc. and Pack Health Announce Early Results

Today we announced results from a joint employee engagement initiative with Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, Inc. We partnered with Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, Inc. to help  improve the health of employees with chronic conditions, and filled all the spots in our initial pilot in just 2 days. Check out their results in our latest press release […]


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In The News: Pack Health to hire 175 in the next 4 years

Birmingham has been great to us. We’ve found a lot of talent here, we’re excited to grow here, and we’re very dedicated to improving the health of Alabama because health is actually a major driver for economic development in the state. We can't wait to be move back downtown and continue our growth her […]


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In the News: More about our expansion on WVTM 13

Pack Health has received a strategic investment from Coverys, a nationally recognized medical professional liability insurer based in Boston, MA. "We are excited to partner […]


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In the News: Pack Health Moving Back Downtown in 2018

Spoiler alert: we're moving to a bigger building to accomondate our growth. [Read more here] […]


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In the News: More Evidence for the Community Health Worker Model

More evidence for what works today from Penn's Leonard Davis Institute of Economics. Goal-centered, beyond-the-pill support from lay health workers. Sound familiar? Pack Health applies a variation on the Community Health Worker model via a digital platform. Read more […]


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In the News: FDA Claims Success with PROs as Trial Endpoints

You may have read our white paper on the new dataset: patient reported outcomes, but did you know that the FDA is now on board? "Patient-reported outcomes are important because the value of any […]


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ADA Releases 2018 Standards of Care for Diabetes

In September, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) released their annual Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes for 2018. One new element is a proactive approach to managing cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes. Check out […]


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In the News: Value-Based Contracts Rely on Patient Attribution, Data Sharing

Value based payment models are changing the game for healthcare organizations nationwide. This latest article outlines the importance of undertanding patient attribution, g […]


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In the News: Digital Health + CME = Improved Patient Outcomes

Did you know that Pack Health partnered with CME Outfitters to support patients with psoriasis? "The digital health intervention demonstrates that engaging patients in the managment of their psoriasis results in both clinical and behavioral improvements. Integration of digital health resources in the clinical workflow provides an efficient appro […]


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In the News: Results from Pack Health's RA Program

Have you seen the press recently about our RA program?Uma presented our poster at the American College of Rheumatology conference last week. Since then, she's been quoted in R […]


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Publication: Assessing the impact of a remote digital coaching engagement program on patient-reported outcomes in asthma

Have you seen our article in the Journal of Asthma? We recently published the results from our digital coaching intervention for asthma patients. Read the abstract here. […]


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In the News: Pack Health Partners with the American Heart Association

We've partnered with the American Heart Association, the nation's leading non-governmental funder of cardiovascular research, to develop an innovative program for patients with hypertension and high blood pressure. [Read about it here] […]


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In the News: Pack Health partners with the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Early results of Pack Health's engagement program for UAB employees and family members with Type 2 Diabetes suggest breaking things down with personalized support makes a world difference. Since January, participants have seen weight loss up to 25 lbs and improved blood sugar control, and HbA1C dropped .9 points on average. Read more […]


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Poster Presentation at at the American Diabetes Association’s 77th Scientific Sessions

Medical Director Dhiren Patel flew down to San Diego last Friday to present our findings on the "Impact of Digital Remote Coaching Program on Health Disparities among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes" - exciting stuff!  To get a closer look, click […]


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For Immediate Release: Pack Health Partners With Nourish Food

Nourish and Pack Health, two local Birmingham, Alabama companies, today announced a new partnership to support people living with chronic conditions. This unique collaboration combines […]


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In the News: Pharmacy Advantage Announces Partnership with Pack Health To Provide Patients With Personal Health Coaches

Pharmacy Advantage and Pack Health, based in Birmingham, AL, announced today a unique partnership that will connect Dromos PTM software to Pack Health’s digital health coaching program. This collaboration will provide patients a continuum of care and self-help tools need […]


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In the News: SHP Alumnus Builds a Strong Pack with UAB Alumni

Mazi Rasulnia refuses to do things the same way everyone else does just because everyone else is doing it.Perfect example – health care.Health care is basically designed for people with acute conditions in need of short-term treatment like injuries and illnesses.Rasulnia designed his company, Pack Health, to care for […]


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In the News: Bhm Biz - The Hot List

It seems simple enough. Pack Health strives to help people overwhelmed by a diagnosis affordably access the right care and develop the self-management skills needed to improve their well being. A Pack Health kit is specific to a disease such as arthritis or diabetes and comes with educational materials that help manage the disease. Pack Health then regula […]


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For Immediate Release: Pack Health & Shipt Partnership

FEBRUARY 22, 2017–  Shipt and Pack Health, two Birmingham, Alabama companies, today announce a new partnership to help people living with prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes receive better access to healthy foods. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost 40 percent of […]


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In the News: Homewood resident discusses future of chronic health care with chamber

The face of health care is changing as more Americans seek treatment for chronic health conditions, Pack Health co-founder Mazi Rasulnia said at the Feb. 21 Homewood Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Rasulnia, a Mayfair-area resident, started Pack Health […]


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In the News: Growing Birmingham company lands partnership with American Cancer Society

A new collaboration by the American Cancer Society and Pack Health will give patients diagnosed with cancer another resource to fight the disease. Pack Health, which started at Innovation Depot, will provide its remote patient engagement program at no cost to patients nationally sta […]


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In the News: Two Alabama companies partner to crush diabetes

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Shipt and Pack Health have quite a few things in common. Both are innovative startups based out of Birmingham, both are growing rapidly, and now both are working to combat one of Alabama’s largest health problems. Thanks to a new partnership, Shipt and Pack Health will begin working to help people living with prediabetes and Type 2 […]


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In the News: 30 people to watch in Birmingham business for 2017

A new year has dawned in Birmingham business. With that new year comes a wealth of opportunity and projects with transformative potential. [Read more here] […]


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In the News: Pack Health partners with New Jersey organization on a new program

Birmingham's Pack Health is partnering with a New Jersey-based nonprofit to offer new programs for those suffering from respiratory illnesses. The company and Right2Breathe - an organization aiming to improve the quality of life for those with respiratory difficulty - are now offering a health coac […]


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In the News: Pack Health partners with New Jersey organization on new program

Birmingham's Pack Health is partnering with a New Jersey-based nonprofit to offer new programs for those suffering from respiratory illnesses. The company and Right2Breathe - an organization aiming to improve the quality of life for those with respiratory difficulty - are now offering a health coaching program knows as COPD Pack, which pairs chron […]


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American Diabetes Association 2017 Guidelines Recommend People With Diabetes Receive Self-Management Support from Lay Health Coaches

New ADA guidelines recommend individuals with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus receive self-management support from lay health coaches, navigators, and community health workers. We at Pack Health have worked hard to demonstrate the efficacy of our remote Health Advising service over the past 3 years with thousands of patients. To that point,  […]


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In the News: Want to get your New Year's resolution to stick? Here's the (not so secret) secret

I love this time of year. This is the time when people take a look in the mirror and decide to make a change. New year, new me. I love the hope and optimism it represents. We resolve to make changes to better ourselves. Make more money, get a better job, go back to school, tackle that home project, call our mothers more, but most of us focus on one thing […]


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In the News: Evaluating the Efficacy of a Bundled Chronic Condition Management Program

Chronic disease in the 21st century United States has increased in prevalence for the past 15 years, and its management and treatment now consume the majority of healthcare spending.1-3 Intensive behavioral counseling is one strategy that has been deemed both necessary and cost-effective in the effort to combat this trend. Per the guidelines of […]


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In the News: Get to know Innovation Depot’s ‘Class of 2016’

As 2016 draws to a close, Birmingham tech incubator Innovation Depot can add 11 successful matriculations to its list. Companies ranging from mobile apps to chronic disease care to a textbook distributor have graduated the Depot this year, moving to spaces downtown and in Avondale while prepping for more growth. [Read more […]


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In the News: Birmingham’s Pack Health reaches out to people with chronic conditions

Suzanne Hoye said Pack Health understood what few others could: Overcoming cancer is only half the battle. After Hoye was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer in April 2014, she underwent surgery to remove the tumor, followed by months of chemotherapy and radiation treatments. The regimen destroyed the cancer but took a toll on her body. [ Read more […]


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In the News: 17 Easy Healthy-Eating Tips Registered Dietitians Swear By

With all the eating advice out there, it can be hard to know which strategies actually make sense for your life. Cue trying to do everything in your power to overhaul your eating habits, succeeding for a bit, then having a foodie free-for-all because that kind of instant change just isn’t humanly possible. E […]


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In the News: Next Generation Philanthropy

Sanjay Singh’s most vivid memory of his childhood in India is helping his mother and grandmother pack clothes and other gifts to bring from their home in the city to family and friends in the countryside. When he moved to America as a young man he took with him the belief that “philanthropy is not something that’s detached from your daily […]


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In the News: He packed a car, then started Pack Health

Great risk comes with great opportunity, according to Pack Health CEO Will Wright. Wright, cofounder of one of BBJ’s Fastest Growing Companies and a recent BBJ Rising Star in Health Care, learned th […]


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Insights on Oncology Care Management

About 2 years ago, I had the good fortune to meet leaders at UAB’s Comprehensive Cancer Center. At the time, I knew that care management processes like ours worked for Type 2 Diabetes, but I never thought they would for cancer. Imagine my surprise when I learned of UAB’s CMMI Lay Navigator initiative and understood that not only do they apply, they ar […]


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In the News: Patient Engagement in Immuno-Oncology

Examples of What Patient Engagement Means to Various Stakeholders Patient: Do I truly understand what my condition is and do I know how to navigate and access care and support? Am I financially able to manage and afford my healthcare choices? What happens after treatment? Physician: Am I […]


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In the News: A Refreshingly Personal Way To Manage Your Chronic Condition with Pack Health

My foot is tapping and I’m not sure why. I am really cold, almost shivering, because the air conditioning is turned down so low that the tip of my nose is turning red. All around me, I see other people waiting, just like me…but what are they waiting for? Perhaps they have a serious chronic condition or an injury. Perhaps they are waiting with a loved […]


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In the News: 137 healthcare entrepreneurs to know

Mazi Rasulnia, PhD, is a co-founder of PACK Health, a business that provides tools, accountability and personalized programs to help patients manage their chronic conditions. [Read full article […]


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In the News: Meet Birmingham's Fastest Growing Companies in 2016

A few weeks ago at the Sloss Tech conference, one common theme that came up was the need for Birmingham to have one big win: a local company that takes off and commands attention for the Magic City on a national or global level. While there are plenty of companies in Birmingham that […]


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For Immediate Release: Pack Health Partners with National Psoriasis Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 25, 2015   NATIONAL PSORIASIS FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH PACK HEALTH: Launching an Engagement Program for Patients with Psoriasis […]


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In the News: American Family Care founder invests in health startup

The founder of American Family Care, a national urgent care clinic, has invested significantly in a local health care business. D. Bruce Irwin provided capital for Pack Health, a chronic disease management company based in Birmingham that offers patients custom and personalized supp […]


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In the News: Health Company Inspires Patients to Win the Wellness Game

Maziar “Mazi” Rasulnia arrives at the offices of Pack Health at 3613 6th Avenue South in Birmingham on a muggy Monday morning. He is amiable and outgoing, but his warm demeanor belies the seriousness of his work.  Rasulnia and his business partner, Will Wright, are the founders of […]


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In the News: Growing Pack Health strikes deal with one of Birmingham's largest companies

Birmingham's Pack Health has partnered with one of Birmingham's largest companies to provide new internal health initiative programs. Pack Health will begin providing personal care management services to Protective Life Corp., which ranked 22nd among our […]


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In the News: TechBirmingham - Work Your Magic

TechBirmingham - Work Your Magic from TechBirmingham on […]


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In the News: Pack Health gains CDC designation as virtual provider of diabetes health services

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added Pack Health to its list of Diabetes Prevention Program providers in Alabama. […]


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