The Wellable Blog

Part 2: Go Beyond the Vendor

Finding the right wellness vendor is crucial to implementing a successful wellness program, but a vendor can only do so much.  Successful wellness programs require building a culture of health and wellness, which means more than just finding the ...
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Wellable Powers Paul Hobbs Employee Wellness

Wellable is excited to announce that Paul Hobbs Winery has just kicked off their Wellable program.  Paul Hobbs Winery is a Sonoma based vineyard and winery, whose founder was titled the “Steve Jobs of Wine” by Forbes.  Paul Hobbs Wines demonstrated ...
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The “Other Things” Employers Should Do To Foster A Culture Of Health And ...

Finding the right wellness vendor is crucial to implementing a successful wellness program, but a vendor can only do so much.  Successful wellness programs require building a culture of health and wellness, which means more than just finding the ...
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Mobile Apps, Not Wearables, Will Drive Wellness Technology In The Workplace

There has been a lot of talk about wellness technology and how it can help promote, encourage, manage, and achieve better health for millions of Americans.  The wellness technology landscape is broad and can be divided into two groups: mobile and ...
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Make Your Wellness Program Multi-Generation-Friendly

Generations are colliding in the workplace.  Millennials, Generation X, and Baby Boomers are all represented in today’s employee population.  Until Generation X and Baby Boomers fully exit the workforce, employers are tasked with finding a way to ...
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Wisconsin’s Healthy Jobs Act

Last Thursday, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, signed the Healthy Jobs Act, putting in place state funding for worksite wellness program grants. The Healthy Jobs Act is an example of bi-partisan legislation aimed at promoting private sector ...
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What's Trending In The Workplace

80% of Americans work at jobs that are sedentary or require only light physical activity.  In a previous post we talked about the harmful effects of a sedentary lifestyle and urged company leaders to promote walking meetings as a way to get ...
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Attracting The Young Invincibles

The young adult population (a.k.a., the young invincibles), is considered crucial to the Accountable Care Act’s overall success.  According to CBS, “If enough young people decide not to buy insurance through state or federal marketplaces, it could ...
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Putting The Person At The Center Of Wellness

In a recent article that appeared in The Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health titled, “Incentives to Shape Health Behaviors: How Can We Make Them More Person-Centered?”, the authors address the importance of making wellness incentives relevant and ...
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The Cure For The Common Corporate Wellness Program Needs A Second Opinion

In a recent blog post titled, “The Cure for the Common Corporate Wellness Program,” authors Al Lewis and Vik Khanna detail issues they believe are pervading common corporate wellness programs.  While aspects of their attack on the wellness industry ...
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