The Wellable Blog

Survey: Tech Support And Trust Can Boost Wellness Program Participation

A 22-page report, “Measuring Wellness, From Data to Insights,” by the The Economist Intelligence Unit provides great information on the thoughts and perceptions of wellness programs.  The survey captures data from both employers and employees. ...
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Listen To What The Wellness Naysayers Are Saying

The latest Kaiser Family Foundation Employee Benefit Survey highlighted many things about employee benefits, including the growing importance wellness programs are playing in cost containment strategies.  The survey found that 77% of firms offer at ...
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Why Tiny Habits Give Big Results

This is a throwback video from the 2013 SXSW Conference. Stanford professor BJ Fogg talks about his research and how tiny habits can give big results, which is a pillar of the behavior change philosophy of Wellable.  ...
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Not All Engagement Is Created Equal

You can tell a great deal by how a vendor thinks about and measures engagement, and like engagement, not all vendors are created equal.  Many wellness companies throw around engagement metrics as evidence of their successful programs, but before ...
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Health Promotion Leads To Increased Productivity, Decreased Absenteeism, ...

A recent study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine found that health promotion programs improve employee productivity and save money for their employers.
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70% of Your Employees Are Already Using Wellable

According to a recent study, 70% of people use mobile health apps to track calorie intake and monitor physical fitness.  Would you be happy if your employee wellness program had a 70% engagement rate – most employers would be ecstatic.
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Harvard Study Shows Workplace Wellness Can Generate 6:1 ROI

We are often asked for research on the health and wellness industry and if there are any studies that examine wellness program Return On Investment (ROI).  The Harvard Study “Workplace Wellness Programs Can Generate Savings” is the best (unbiased) ...
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What Is Mobile Wellness and Why Does It Matter?

You’ve heard about mobile wellness, maybe you use mobile wellness – but what exactly is mobile wellness and more importantly, why is it important?
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Health App Engagement Outpacing Industry Average, Driven By Older Users

Health and wellness app engagement is increasing rapidly and far outpacing the industry average.
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Manual Entry Wellness Is So 1999

Corporate steps challenges are popular summer wellness activities.  For a period of time, employees track their daily steps and compete as individuals and teams to see who can walk the most, often to win prizes provided by the employer.  There are a ...
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