The Wellable Blog

The Sitting Epidemic

Last week, we wrote about the productivity benefits of wellness and stressed the need for ALL company leaders (not just the HR team) to champion employee wellness as part of an employee productivity strategy.  Today, we are focusing on a simple way ...
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Healthy Employees Are Productive Employees

Employers often focus on improving employee productivity by providing office resources that help employees do their jobs more efficiently.  Employees receive new smartphones and other technology tools to help improve the speed of their work.  Free ...
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The Benefits Of Verified Wellness Data For Employers

There are two types of employee wellness data: verified and manual entry.  Verified data is the output that results from using a wellness technology product like a smartphone app or wearable device.  Verified data seamlessly flows from the app or ...
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The Consumers Have Spoken…And Employers Should Listen

Mobile health is here to stay. The mobile health market has and continues to see tremendous growth.  If you didn’t receive a Fitbit or Jawbone this holiday season, chances are you know someone who did.  Do you have RunKeeper on your phone?  How ...
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Can Wearing Yoga Pants To Work Help Promote Wellness?

In her Washington Post column, Vicky Hallett makes the pitch for allowing employees to wear workout clothes once a week, aptly named: Workout Wear Friday.  She argues, “People in fitness gear are more likely to exercise — or at least to think about ...
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What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?

Happy New Year from the Wellable Team!
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Resource Light Wellness

Compensation and benefits, employee training and development, recruitment, employee relations, wellness programing, and building culture are on a human resources team’s list of responsibilities.  At larger companies, these responsibilities are ...
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What Do Your Smartphone And Your Health Insurer Have In Common?

This post first appeared in the Huffington Post
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The Case For The Popular App

There are over 40,000 health and wellness mobile apps available.  Navigating the health and wellness app market is a daunting task for a consumer, let alone an employer looking to use mobile app technology as part of an employee wellness program.
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