The Wellable Blog

Podcast: The Illinois Workplace Wellness Study On Effects Of Wellness ...

Despite offering the greatest benefits to the most unhealthy employees, a study published in the National Bureau of Economic Research found that individuals in the middle of the healthcare spending range were the most likely to participate in ...
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Report: Pricing Top Criteria For Employers Selecting Wellness Vendors

As the economy continues to show strength and with unemployment at its lowest point in years, finding and retaining quality employees is becoming more challenging. As a result, employers are expanding benefits, including wellness programs, to help ...
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Survey: Health App, Wearable Device Adoption Tripled Since 2014

According to the Accenture 2018 Consumer Survey On Digital Health, “healthcare consumers continue to show strong use of digital technology for self-service care – and the numbers are rising each year.”  The trend may be most evident in the rapid ...
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HDHP Use Flattens, HSAs May Become More Attractive

For employers and organizations currently using or thinking about adopting high deductible health plans (HDHPs), lots of news came out last week that is worth noting.  Although HDHPs have seen incredible growth since 2005, many industry ...
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Preferred Exercise Setting May Be Tied To Personality Traits

A new study suggests that preferred exercise setting (gym vs. outdoors) may reveal details about personality traits. Published in The British Psychological Society, the study showed that extroverted individuals and those who rely on objective logic ...
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Leadership Communication, Not Just Support, Delivers Wellness Engagement

The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) released the “A Closer Look: 2018 Workplace Wellness Trends” report, which found certain initiatives are more popular in successful wellness programs when compared to initiatives offered ...
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Wellable Research: 2018 Wellness Industry Trends Report

With new advancements in technology, constant regulatory changes, and a tightening labor market, employers must regularly evolve their wellness needs. Wellable’s first proprietary research (there will be more to come!) seeks to inform employers on ...
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Survey: Employers Overestimate Wellness Program Impact

According to a survey from Willis Towers Watson, there is a disconnect between employers and employees on the impact of employee wellness programs. Specifically, a majority of employers (56%) believe their well-being programs encourage employees to ...
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Baby Boomers Interested In Student Debt Benefits

The growing student debt crisis is often thought of as a problem associated with millennials, and as such, employers make the common mistake of assuming student debt benefits will only appeal to a limited number of employees. Baby boomers, many of ...
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Survey: Employees Satisfied With Work-Life Balance Drops By One-Third

A survey from FlexJobs reports that, despite a greater focus from employers on work-life balance, the number of employees struggling with managing their professional and personal lives is increasing. Based on responses from more than 1,200 ...
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