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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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Wearables Set to Rejuvenate Corporate Wellness

Srinivasa Vanukuri - in News & Insights

Digital fitness trackers are the latest to make inroads into the employee wellness segment. Studies indicate that over 13 million such wearable activity-tracking devices will be streamlined into employee wellness programs by 2018. This figure hovered around…

A woman using a smartphone and wearable technology

Leveraging Digital Technology to Create Healthy Habits & Impact Community Health

Garth Graham, M.D. - in News & Insights

Now, more than ever, digital technology is playing a vital role in how we live our daily lives, including how we manage our health.  According to the Pew Research Center, the use of mobile technology is on the rise with 91 percent of Americans owning cell…

Fitness trackers and other wearable technology will be a crucial piece of the wellness puzzle

Fitness Trackers On Course To Become Fashionable Piece of Wellness Puzzle

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Editorial

Don’t look now, but those devices clipped onto waistbands, wrapped around wrists or dropped in a pocket may be coming to a body part on you.

Smartphones will be a crucial piece of the wellness puzzle in the future.

Corporate Wellness with Convenience: The Importance of Mobile Technology and Service

Corporate Wellness with Convenience: The Importance of Technology and Service

Employees and employers need to slow down to get the most out of wellness.

Retention

Todd McGuire - in Focused

The second step of a corporate wellness program, after reaching out to them, is ensuring they remain in the program. If no one stays with the problem, then the money used to create the program was wasted, and you are back at square one. Ensuring your employees…

Smartphones and treadmill desks will be the wellness tools of the future.

Mobile and Online Technology: Bridging the Gap to Lasting Behavior Change

Dr. Robert Grant - in Worksite Wellness

In our increasingly wired technology, communication is enhanced. However, this technology can also be contributed to our nation's worsening health. It is possible to harness this weakness and turn into a strength. By using mobile and online technologies, you…

These tips will get your employees as engaged as these people!

Eight Tips for Increasing Wellness Program Engagement

Dave Monahan - in Worksite Wellness

While it may seem straightforward to get employees to be active physically for only about 30 minutes a day, the fact that nearly two-thirds of Americans don’t achieve this speaks to the need to find new, creative solutions. When program providers and employers…

A woman meditating on her work desk, with her laptop open next to her.

Getting Social with Corporate Wellness

Brian Berchtold - in Others

When I’m meeting with groups about corporate wellness, I sometimes find what I like to call “The Great Divide” in how to approach the topic.