September 17, 2014 (Hoboken, NJ) – Today, SilverCloud Health, a global provider of online behavioral and wellness solutions, and Wiley, one of the world’s most well respected providers of education, medical and psychological information for professionals, patients, researchers and students alike, announced a strategic partnership. The partnership will see the creation of a comprehensive range of therapeutic programs across behavioral health and long-term chronic disease management to be delivered via SilverCloud Health’s award-winning cloud-based technology platform.
The first set of programs, to be released in 2015, will address Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Diabetes, conditions that affect more than 40 million people in the United States on a daily basis alone.
The partnership will enable SilverCloud to rapidly expand its existing program library across both areas.
According to Ken Cahill, SilverCloud Health’s CEO, “We are delighted to announce this strategic partnership with Wiley. The integration of behavioral health and physical chronic disease management remains a complex process for clinicians and patients, and SilverCloud recognizes the need to provide tailored programs across multiple condition areas. The global acknowledgement of Wiley’s high quality and efficacious content makes them an ideal content partner for SilverCloud Health.”
Wiley is the pre-eminent provider of evidence-based psychological and wellness content around the world. Wiley chose SilverCloud Health to expand their digital strategy across the healthcare industry because SilverCloud Health brings powerful online technology, an impressive array of successful partnerships and deeply committed leadership to the global market for healthcare.
“We continue to execute our digital strategy by developing partnerships that will offer long-term high-value solutions to professional communities using our expert content. Our partnership with SilverCloud Health will facilitate those dealing with behavioral health challenges and physical chronic diseases management, such as diabetes, to have easy access to expert resources to help them manage their conditions,” said Joan O’Neil, Vice President and Managing Director of Knowledge Services at Wiley.
SilverCloud Health’s solutions offer a wide variety of clinically-proven therapeutic programs delivered via a robust cloud-based platform integrated with professional services and remote certified clinical supporters to ensure clinicians can support their patients effectively, efficiently and at an affordable price during and between office visits. SilverCloud Health’s online solutions are available through healthcare providers, healthcare companies and public and private organizations. The solutions are designed to provide a highly engaging, personal, supportive, social and interactive experience for the user, with the population-based data needed by clinicians to support the movement toward outcomes-based compensation in the United States. The solutions fit easily into provider care paths, and extend service reach by six-fold while maintaining the standard of care associated with face-to-face therapies.
Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice and education. Through the Research segment, the Company provides digital and print scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising. The Professional Development segment provides digital and print books, online assessment and training services, and test prep and certification. In Education, Wiley provides education solutions including online program management services for higher education institutions and course management tools for instructors and students, as well as print and digital content.