The Wellable Blog

More Employers Encouraging Employees To Work When They Feel Awake

Flexible work schedules are becoming more common in modern workplaces.  According to the 2019 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report, 30% of employers view flexible work schedules as a top three solution to address mental health issues for ...
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Consumer Reports: Not All Medical Screenings Are Created Equal

The title of this post should come as no surprise since Consumer Reports is primarily using U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidance, which has long suggested that Americans and employers are over-screening.  The USPSTF is an ...
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2019 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report

The arrival of the new year means the release of Wellable’s annual 2019 Employee Wellness Industry Trends Report.  As was the case in prior versions, the goal of the report is to quantify and better understand the wellness strategy companies are ...
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HDHPs Enrollees More Engaged, Financially Stable

A report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) and Greenwald & Associates highlights the behavior and attitudes of health care consumers with high deductible health plans (HDHPs). The report shows that consumers of HDHP are more ...
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Survey: Leadership Support Impacts Employee Wellness Programs

For administrators of and participants in employee wellness programs, leadership support has long been believed to be a critical and low-cost driver of engagement.  Although this concept is widely known and understood, it is nice to have some data ...
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Survey: Americans Less Concerned About Finances In 2019

Despite the recent performance in the stock market and talks of a looming recession in the coming year, Americans are less focused on their finances.  According to the New Year’s Resolution Study from Allianz Life Insurance Company, fewer Americans ...
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Study: iPhone Step Tracking Accurate, Distance Not So Much

Although wearable devices offer a number of benefits, cost often makes them prohibitive for employees to purchase on their own and companies to subsidize part or all of the price for employees.  As such, many wellness technology platforms, including ...
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Flexible Schedules, Remote Work And Employee Loneliness

Earlier this year, Wellable wrote about loneliness being the next employee wellness frontier, with, at the time, a survey suggesting more than 70% of Americans feeling a sense of loneliness and nearly a third (31%) experiencing loneliness at least ...
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Study: Overload, Trust Remain Challenges For Online Health Info Seekers

The good part of the internet is that it provides access to all sorts of information.  The bad part of the internet is that it provides access to all sorts of information.  The latter statement could be considered an informal finding of Weber ...
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Survey Highlights Benefits Employees Find Most Financially Beneficial

A survey from the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) showed that 80% of Americans would rather accept a job with benefits, such as health insurance and a retirement plan, than take a job without benefits, even if it paid 30% more.  This is an ...
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