Validation Institute Certifies Calibrate’s Metabolic Reset Program

Leading Independent Researchers Provide Third-Party Validation on Program’s Outcomes and Offer Credibility Guarantee to Members March 05, 2024 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Calibrate, the leading clinician-guided and value-based obesity treatment program, announced that its Metabolic Reset program has been verified by Validation Institute, an independent and objective third-party organization providing data-driven insights on […]


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US Rep Jim McGovern (D-MA) to Keynote Validation Institute’s Food as Medicine Strategy Summit, May 29-31, in Washington, DC

The event focuses on implementing evidence-based food programs to prevent, manage, and treat diseases while promoting healthy lifestyles. NEEDHAM, Mass., Feb. 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Validation Institute announced today that US Rep Jim McGovern (D-MA) will deliver a keynote address, “Congressional Update on Building a Cost-Effective and Outcomes-Focused Healthcare System” at its Food as Medicine Strategy Summit (, taking […]

Gut check: Why employers should invest in employee digestive wellness

By Sam Jactel CEO, Founder Ayble Health Overall, digestive conditions generate $140 billion in health care costs each year, more than heart disease, trauma and mental health.   Digestive Health Issues in the Workplace Employers are increasingly recognizing the importance of employee wellbeing in driving productivity and overall success. However, one important health issue that […]

Embracing Holistic Mental Healthcare

By Kristian Ranta CEO, Founder Meru Health As the United States grapples with a profound mental health crisis, more and more digital solutions aim to increase access to high quality care. But many are merely replicating traditional mental healthcare in a virtual setting. We need to follow the growing body of evidence showing that holistic […]


By Kim Dwyer Vice President Inspera Health Highlights of members with 5 or more chronic conditions: 50% are in the top 10% of the 3-year spend, and 90% are in the top 20% of the 3-year spend. 33% of your workforce that are over the age of 50 have 5+ conditions. On average, they are […]

Validation Institute Adds Food as Medicine and Nutritionists to the 2024 Health Value Awards

Now in its seventh year, the Health Value Awards recognize outstanding services, products, and programs across 19 categories spanning healthcare NEEDHAM, Mass., Jan. 4, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Validation Institute announced today that it is now accepting nominations for the seventh annual Health Value Awards. Winners will be announced at a ceremony taking place at The Healthcare Innovation […]

Validation Institute Announces First Group of Speakers for Food as Medicine Strategy Summit, May 29-31, 2024, in Washington, D.C.

Presenters include Dan Glickman, Former Secretary, USDA, Senior Fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center, Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, Cardiologist, Dean and Jean Mayer Professor, Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy; Professor of Medicine, Tufts Medical School, and more NEEDHAM, Mass., Dec. 20, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — As part of its FoodMed Certified initiative, Validation Institute (VI) announced the first group of confirmed speakers […]

The Power of Collaboration with a Dietitian, Therapist, and Life Coach

  By Brooke Rush RD / LDN ViMedicus Individuals often find themselves navigating various aspects of their lives—physical health, mental well-being, and personal development. Acknowledging this, it is exciting to discuss how a collaborative approach involving a dietitian, therapist, and life coach can bring transformative benefits to your journey towards a balanced and fulfilling life. […]

Validation Institute Announces Sifter Solutions Joins FoodMed Certified as Founding Member

Launched by Validation Institute earlier this year with support from other Founding Members, Albertsons Companies, Avēsis, Mom’s Meals, and Uber Health, Sifter Solutions becomes FoodMed Certified’s fifth Founding Member NEEDHAM, Mass., Nov. 2, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Validation Institute (VI) announced that Sifter Solutions has joined its FoodMed Certified Program as a Founding Member. Launched by Validation Institute […]

Top 5 Things to Know About Chronic Kidney Disease

  By Scott Void Chief Commercial Officer Renalogic Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a condition that affects 35.5 million adults in the United States, but as many as 9 in 10 people don’t even know they have it. CKD is a serious condition that can lead to kidney failure and early cardiovascular disease, which can […]

Pharmacy benefits: 3 questions to ask to reduce plan costs

  By David McKay Deputy General Counsel Prescryptive Health Manufacturer rebates play a major cost-saving role in a well-designed pharmacy benefits plan. But too much focus on driving those rebates can distract from the bigger goal: Reducing overall net plan costs. A plan that bolsters your bottom line and provides the prescription benefits members want […]