The wellness technology world is divided – consumer vs. enterprise (i.e. employer sponsored wellness). Over the past few years the consumer wellness technology market has seen a number of major wins fueled by the smartphone health app craze and wearable device proliferation. Consumer wellness technology is now mainstream. Walk down the street and you’ll see… Read more »
Monthly Archives: July 2014
Cole Boskey of Wellable sits down with Boston Children’s Hospital to discuss “What’s Driving Millennials to Health Tech.” Check out what Cole and other Boston health tech entrepreneurs have to say about building health tech companies and some of the challenges that young entrepreneurs face.
It’s time we lower the bar for corporate wellness participation. It’s too difficult to participate in most corporate wellness programs and as a result most programs see low employee engagement. Low employee engagement restricts the potential benefits of wellness, like reduced healthcare expenditures and increased employee productivity. How do you lower the bar for wellness… Read more »
In recent weeks, there has been increased press and discussions on the trucking industry and the risks of driver fatigue. Long hours on the road, often encouraged by pay per mile services, can result in truck drivers working without sufficient quantity and quality of sleep. Studies show that 13% to 31% of trucking accidents are… Read more »
Duncan Williams, a family- and employee-owned investment firm headquartered in Memphis, TN, launches their Wellable program! Duncan Williams is part of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Healthy Worksite Program and will be using Wellable’s technology platform to enhance their DWFit wellness program. As part of a multi-year initiative, Duncan Williams is using… Read more »
It’s an exciting time for wellness. The recent influx of technology and a shifting healthcare landscape have contributed to a rapidly changing wellness industry. We receive lots of questions from our clients and readers about various wellness topics and industry trends, as well as requests for our thoughts and recommendations on particular mobile apps and… Read more »