The Wellable Blog

Affordable Wellness Rewards That People Will Love

In our podcast, we talked about how wellness programs are becoming a must-have, as more and more employees expect their employer to provide some wellness benefits. Yet, there’s this notion that you need to be a big corporation with a deep pocket to ...
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Wellness Software Helps Reduce Employee Turnover

A recent data analysis from a corporate wellness software vendor shows that engaged employees and wellness program participants are more likely to stay at their jobs and be productive.  Specifically, turnover rates were four times higher for ...
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How To Create Effective Communication For High Engagement in Wellness ...

  In our podcast, we talked about how wellness programs are becoming a must-have, as more and more employees expect their employer to provide some wellness benefits. Yet, there’s this notion that you need to be a big corporation with a deep pocket ...
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DIY: How Do I Organize A Step Challenge?

  In our podcast, we talked about how wellness programs are becoming a must-have, as more and more employees expect their employer to provide some wellness benefits. Yet, there’s this notion that you need to be a big corporation with a deep pocket ...
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Practical Tips To Build A Culture Of Health

Ben Horowitz recently delivered a compelling talk on "Culture and Revolution." We highly recommend it for anyone interested in building and improving organizational culture (which, really, should be everybody!). In the 30-minute post, Horowitz ...
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Health Coaching With Consumer Technologies

Health coaching has historically been viewed as the final step in a costly screen (biometrics), stratify (by risk), and coach model.  As such, it often gets a bad rap à guilt by association.  However, with research from HealthFitness and some novel ...
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Podcast: Tom Ciccotti On Employee Wellness Trends In 2017

Earlier last month, we released our blog on 6 Trends in Employee Wellness, which received a lot of attention from informed human resource and health plan professionals alike. The infographic also sparked interesting discussions on LinkedIn, with ...
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Studies: Activity Trackers Work, If Individuals Use Them

The use of activity trackers is becoming more prevalent each year.  In fact, it has been recently reported that 25% of Americans own a wearable device.  This means that the number of tracker owners in the U.S. is greater than the entire French ...
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Study Quantifies Value Of Employee Health Engagement

Several months ago we discussed the value of health plan member engagement.  A new study from the same organization provides support for investing in the health of employees and their dependents.  The research provides the business case to show that ...
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New Release: Fitbit Alta HR

Fitbit recently released Alta HR, their newest activity tracker.  The device is an upgrade from their popular predecessor, the Alta tracker, the main difference between the two being the heart rate tracking functionality.  Thanks to PurePulse, Alta ...
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