Healthways, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides population health management solutions to help people to enhance well-being and health. The company provides personalized solutions for individuals, irrespective of their health status, age, or paying sponsor. Its services are offered through various methods, including venue-based face-to-face interactions; print; phone; mobile and remote devices with applications; on-line, such as social networks; and other combination to motivate and sustain healthy behaviors. The company also provides fostering well-being improvement and disease prevention through biometric screening and proprietary assessments; well-being improvement programs, such as fitness, weight management, stress management, and financial and lifestyle management; and access to its fitness center, physical and occupational therapy, chiropractic, and complementary and alternative medicine provider networks. In addition, it promotes personal change and improvement in the lifestyle behaviors; and offers educational materials to create and sustain healthier behaviors for individuals in the early stages of chronic conditions, as well as personal interactions with healthcare professionals. Further, the company provides evidence-based clinical guidelines into interventions to optimize patient health outcomes; local market resources to address acute episodic interventions; software technology solutions and management consulting in support of well-being improvement services; and high-risk care management services for members at risk for hospitalization due to complex conditions, as well as develops care support plans and coordinates membersí care. It serves health plans, integrated healthcare systems, self-insured employers, hospitals, physician groups, and government entities in North America, Brazil, Australia, and France. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee.