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Wearable Devices are Coming to a Doctor Near You

Seth Golbe - in Technology

Wearable fitness trackers, the fancy watches you see people wearing today, are making a splash in the corporate wellness space. These devices track activity levels,  sleep and can even count the calories you eat. Newer models can even track blood pressure,…

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IBM Partnership and Wearables Could Lead to Better Health Tracking

Seth Golbe - in Technology

Do you remember the Watson computer, the one that played Jeopardy! against former champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter and won? It turns out this artificial intelligence is good for more than just winning a game show. IBM, creators of Watson, have announced…

An athletic woman using a wearable device

Will Fitness Trackers Like The Apple Watch Revolutionise Corporate Wellness?

Paul Otote - in Column

Almost every employer understands the benefits of engaging employees in wellness. These benefits include a potential saving of £1600 ($2461.60) per employee per year from the reductions in absenteeism and presenteeism[i]. In spite of this, a new study revealed…

A doctor coming out of a laptop screen to show the concept of telemedicine

What is Next-generation Telemedicine?

Lena Cheng, MD - in Column

Blockbuster vs Netflix. Flip phones vs smartphones. Paper maps vs GPS. Traditional banking vs online banking. We are surrounded by products and services that help us get the things we need and want -- faster, easier, and, in some cases, cheaper than just a…

An executive backed by assistants and a team of doctors

The Bulletproof Executive

Dr. Roy Vartabedian - in Column

“John D. Rockefeller Sr.’s obsession with work and worry while building his business led to stress, strain and very serious health problems by the time he was fifty years old. Had Mr. Rockefeller not made a number of life changes to enhance his health,…

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Apple Smart Watch – A Corporate Wellness Game Changer

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Editorial

  For those who closely follow the Corporate Health & Wellness space, wearable technology that monitors weight, blood pressure, heart rate, calories burned, quality of sleep and so forth, is nothing new to you. As discussed just last week in Corporate…

A woman with wearable device using a medicine ball

Watch your Step – Smart Watches and other Wearables for Health & Fitness

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in News & Insights

I had a dream last night that my wife gave me a wristwatch for my birthday. It’s a combination, phone, television, music library, day planner, remote control for all my appliances and lights, a camera, calculator, personal shopper, dictionary, game console,…

An employee at work with back pain

The Sitting Crisis

Chip Mills - in Others

America's work culture is one of sitting in front of a computer screen for hours everyday. The dangers of prolonged sitting are becoming more and more apparent. New trends in some workplaces are designed to combat this. The trend of standing desks not only…

Wellness is more than health, it is happiness

Wellness is Not Just about Health!

Rajeev Mudumba - in Worksite Wellness

With President Obama winning his second innings at the White House, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), and its implementations are back in focus.

A smiling man using a smartphone with his friends in the background.

Corporate Wellness: Utilizing Smartphones for Chronic Disease Management

Pamela Swingley - in Selling & Marketing

In a perfect world, none of us would have to take any medications. Our meals would consist mostly of fruits, vegetables and grains.

An executive standing at the front of a line, with all of the support team lining up behind him.

Executive Health a Top Priority for Stock Holders

Dr. Walter Gaman - in Focused

Executive health and wellness programs are becoming increasingly popular throughout corporate America.