The Wellable Blog

Using Google to Create Employee Wellness Power Rankings

According to a recent study, “if you are thinking of quitting smoking, it is probably Monday.”  Researchers looked at Google search data from 2008 to 2012 and found that quitting smoking was searched more on Monday than any other day.
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Thanks To All Our Wellable Fans

Last week we shared exciting news --  Wellable is joining the Clinton Foundation's Clinton Health Matters Initiative to promote wellness.
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Clinton Health Matters Initiative And Wellable Join To Promote Wellness

Earlier this year we shared our vision for using mobile health and wellness technology to make Americas healthier in our Blue Cross Blue Shield video.   Today, Wellable is excited to announce the next step in our commitment to fulfill this vision ...
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How Would Gmail Categorize Your Company’s Wellness Program?

On May 29th, Google announced a small but significant change to Gmail.  Google introduced a newly formatted inbox that automatically sorts emails into separate tabs.  According to Google, the new Gmail “is organized in a way that lets you see what’s ...
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What Does The US Budget Crisis And Chronic Disease Have In Common?

This is not a political blog post.  This is a post about real-world problems that have readily available solutions.
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Build Team Culture Through Wellness

Before Wellable, I worked for a large company of over 30,000 employees.  One of the best days of the year was not a day at work, but our community service day.  All 30,000 employees and summer interns were required to commit one day a year to ...
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Is Vine Part Of Your Wellness Program?

Wellable loves using Vine.  For those unfamiliar with Vine, think of it as Twitter with video.  With Vine, you can easily create and share short (~6 second) video clips from your smartphone.
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Apple’s Big Wellness Announcement

On Tuesday September 10th, Apple made its most significant health and wellness announcement to date.  If you keep up with mhealth (mobile health) news, you’ve probably read plenty on Apple’s M7 processor.  If you’re not an mhealth news junkie, then ...
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Interface, Experience, And Convenience Drive Wellness Engagement

The engineers behind the next generation of technology-powered smart cars know what their consumers demand: a high level of innovation in interface, experience and convenience. Why should wellness solution providers, who handle our most precious ...
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Putting The Mobile Wellness Puzzle Together

In a recent article titled, “Why Can’t All My Sensors Get Along?” Michael Essany highlights the lack of meaningful connectivity among mobile wellness apps and devices.  Essany argues that while health and wellness resources are available, they are ...
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