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Wearable technology and corporate wellness work well together.

The Elephant in the Room – Just How Big Will Wearables Get?

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Others

The forecasts are strong for the growth of the wearable device market but not everyone agrees that volume in the industry equates to value. Technology analysts say some of the companies who offer these devices to the corporate wellness industry need to…

Financial wellness programs can help employee wellness by reducing stress and helping employees take control of their life.

Beyond the Paycheck: When Does a Financial Wellness Program Make Sense?

With wages flat and health care costs rising, employees are looking to their employers for answers to ease their financial ills. Employees tend to trust their employer more than they do their accountant or stockbroker, according to industry experts who…

Case studies looking into the corporate wellness programs of Lam Research, Royal Caribbean Cruises and Western Reserve Hospital

Employer Case Studies – Lam Research, Royal Caribbean Cruses, LTD., and Western Reserve Hospital

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Case Study

Case Study 1 - Lam Research Lam Research is an American multinational corporation operating in Austria, South Korea, Taiwan and the United States and designs, manufactures and services semiconductor equipment to create integrated circuits. Located in Fremont, California,…

Human energy management at the Breakers Palm Beach

The Breakers Palm Beach Case Study

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For The Breakers Palm Beach, the wellbeing and fulfillment of its 2,000 team members are top priority. This independent, family-owned resort makes an unprecedented investment in that commitment, to empower its staff with the tools and resources to enrich their…

Fish swimming in an arrow, with one standing out pointing the other way.

Challenging the Mainstream

Thomas Sondergeld - in Features, Others

I have been fortunate to observe and learn from someone who fished with a net. This very interesting and intricate process to capture as many fish as possible is not as simple as it seems. The net is not merely thrown into the water. There is planning and…

A man with a calculator and a stack of coins.

Is There More Than One Way of Calculating Return on Investment for Corporate Wellness Programs?

Karen L. Andalman - in Economics

Measuring the return on investment (ROI) has been an extremely controversial topic among wellness professionals for quite some time. I am not convinced that there is any real industry standard formula -and that becomes the challenge. Studies support that worksite…

Business people walking

Walking Meetings: One Small Step for Worksite Wellness

Alan Kohll - in Worksite Wellness

The best ideas are often the most simple. This is true in the case of Nilofer Merchant, a Silicon Valley business innovator, whose TED Talk about walking meetings offered one of the most profound yet straightforward corporate wellness solutions. In a corporate…

A high tech stethoscope

High Tech or High Touch … Why not Both?

Chris Ciatto - in News & Insights

High Tech or High Touch … Why not Both?   Ponder these questions for a moment: Would you like to improve employee engagement in your health and well-being programs? Are you trying to build a culture of health? Is your office environment a barrier to…

A computer locked up, securing health information

Corporate Wellness and Digital Awareness: Defending the Most Vital Information

Randy Reaney - in News & Insights

Corporate wellness is both a philosophy and a summons to action. Concerning the latter, and the manner in which so much private information migrates from paper to "the cloud," as distant (in theory) as the liquid droplets, frozen crystals and various chemicals…

The evolution of corporate wellness and worksite fitness programs

The Evolving Nature of Worksite Wellness: Contingent Incentives Move to the Leading Edge

Dr. William H West - in Economics

For over three decades, U.S. employers have made a significant investment in worksite wellness. Progressive CEOs have championed wellness as a foundational value of their corporate culture. Wellness program directors have deployed health risk questionnaires,…

Is the wellness industry a bubble waiting to pop?

Preparing for When the Wellness Bubble Bursts

William McPeck - in Focused

I have been thinking for a while that the field of worksite wellness is currently experiencing a bubble – a wellness bubble.

Wellness interventions now can prevent worse health outcomes later

Choosing Wellness Interventions

Lisa Weston - in Others

Corporate wellness can be a confusing landscape for those new to the industry. Lisa Weston detials what to make of all of these abberviations, and how to best implements these programs. This is a useful guide of where to begin any wellness program.