The Wellable Blog

Weekly Roundup: Employee Wellness Experience At Leading Companies

As mentioned in an earlier blog post, employee experience is becoming more important. According to “The Employee Experience Advantage” by Jacob Morgan, there are three primary environmental factors matter most to employees: cultural, technological, ...
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CDHP Members More Interested In Wellness Programs

Fourteen percent of the U.S population is now enrolled in a consumer-driven health plan (CDHP) and another 14% is enrolled in a high-deductible health plan (HDHP). Because of the low-premium and high-deductible nature of these options, members are ...
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Report: Smartphone Owners Use 9 Apps Per Day

App Annie, an app analytics and data platform, reported that users are now accessing more than 30 apps monthly. While the number sounds impressive, it is only 1/2 to 1/3 of the number of apps actually installed on people’s smartphones. The rest ...
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More Than 50% Of Americans Exercising As Advised, Obesity Remains High

The National Health Interview Survey, conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, showed that “for the first time, more than half of Americans reported that they got the recommended amount of leisurely physical activity.” This means than 50% ...
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Law Firms Respond To Reported 28% Depression Rate Amongst Lawyers

A study from the Journal of Addiction Medicine found that lawyers are much more likely to have problems with substance abuse and experience symptoms of depressions than the rest of the population. Specifically, 21% of the lawyers surveyed were heavy ...
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Research: Good Leaders Keep Their Employees, Best Leaders Let Them Go

On the Wellable blog, we write a lot about increasing employee retention and reducing turnover, knowing the astronomical costs associated with replacing employees. But what if we tell you that the best leaders, instead of hoarding talent for ...
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Study: Mindfulness Training Boosts Employee Well-being

mindfulness (n): the awareness of one’s thoughts, emotions, sensations, actions, and surroundings in the present moment (International Journal of Workplace Health Management) Mindfulness is no longer exclusive to productivity hackers in Silicon ...
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Stress Is Ruining Employee Experience

More than half of U.S. workers reported an increase in stress levels in the last five years.  According to the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, “36% of employees suffer from work-related stress, which costs U.S. businesses $30 billion a ...
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Survey Results From A Wellable Challenge

Between March and April of this year, Wellable hosted the Step Into Spring Ortho Challenge.  The four-week step challenge had 14 large orthopedic groups across the United States compete for ultimate bragging rights, cool t-shirts, and gift cards.  ...
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Report: Why Your Employees Are Leaving (And How to Retain Talent)

Employee turnover is a sticky problem for HR managers, as replacing employees (especially good ones) can be costly. Understanding why employees stay or leave can give managers a leg up in this competitive job market where talented individuals have ...
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