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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,…

Navigating the maze of wearable device challenges for fitness programs

Game Plan: Making Wearable Devices Part of Corporate Wellness Ecosystem

Anthony Knierim - in Case Study, Column, Features

When many modern companies discuss corporate wellness, they really mean wearable devices and apps. It’s no secret that fitness tracking gadgets — Fitbit, Garmin, Jawbone, and others — or,wearable devices that can measure steps and other forms of exercise;…

Wearable Device Pitfalls - Is the Fitbit "Fit" for Corporate Wellness programs?

Fitness Tracker Pitfalls: Is this Wearable Device Fit for Workplace?

Jonathan Edelheit, JD - in Column, Editorial

Wearable devices are quickly becoming a crucial part of many corporate wellness programs. Sale of wearable activity trackers, last year, reached 8 million, a figure predicted to grow to 23 million by the end of 2015, and reach 47 million by 2017.1 Fitbit,…

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…

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Global Corporate Challenge – a Wellness Phenomenon with Worldwide Results

Glenn Riseley - in Worksite Wellness

With the worldwide obesity epidemic continuing to snowball, employers face the challenge of making