Tivity Health is a provider of health improvement, nutrition, fitness and social engagement solutions. Tivity Health acquired Nutrisystem Inc. in March of 2019. Tivity Health is headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee with offices in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania and Chandler, Arizona. The company was founded in 1981 as American Healthways and rebranded to Tivity Health in 2017. As of 2020 Tivity is known as one of the leading advertisers on the conservative cable television channel Fox News
,In 2003, the company's name changed from American Healthways to Healthways in order to better compete for business outside the United States.
,In 2006, Healthways acquired Axia Health Management, which had both SilverSneakers and QuitNet, a company that spun-out as a for-profit entity in 2000, in its portfolio.
,In 2009, Healthways acquired HealthHonors, a behavior economics company that specializes in behavior change science and use of incentives.
,In 2010, Blue Zones and Healthways teamed up to create, support, and sustain a national movement to improve community health and well-being.
,In 2011, Healthways acquired Navvis & Company.
,In 2013, Healthways and The Lampo Group, Inc. entered into an exclusive agreement for Healthways to deliver the CORE Financial Wellness program as part of its Well-Being Improvement Solution.
,Also in 2013, Healthways contracted with Dean Ornish to operate and license his Lifestyle Management Programs.
,In 2014, Healthways operated eight "Well-Being Improvement Centers" across the US, and three international facilities.
,In 2016, Healthways divested its subsidiary MeYou Health.
,In 2017, Healthways rebranded to Tivity Health.
,In December 2018, Tivity Health announced plans to acquire Nutrisystem. Nutrisystem's CEO Dawn Zier was named president and COO of Tivity health after the merger. Zier stepped down from this position in December 2019.
,In February 2020, Tivity Health announced the departure of Donato J. Tramuto as CEO and his resignation from the board. The company appointed current director Robert J. Greczyn, Jr. as interim CEO while it conducts a search for a new CEO.