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Digital Health Funding Maintains Momentum

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:06+00:00 July 7th, 2015|markets, news|

At the end of the first quarter, it was too early to tell if digital health funding could keep up with the record-breaking growth in 2014. But now at the half-year mark, investors have spoken—digital health isn’t slowing down with 2015 bringing in $2.1B in funding, just short of the same time period in 2014. [...]

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Vivametrica sets Legal Precedent

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:06+00:00 July 2nd, 2015|analytics, device manufacturers, Exercise and fitness, legal, news|

Wearables see their second court case with data from a fitbit device used as evidence. In this particular case a woman that claimed to be attacked is facing misdemeanor charges. This follows an investigation combined with data from her device showing her active and walking around during the time of the alleged attack. Legal Precedent for [...]

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Redesigning to Better Manage Absence and Disability

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:06+00:00 June 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

  In this webinar, Dr. Tyler Amell and his colleague Dave Keen, Executive Director at Fraser Health in British Columbia will deliver for a new audience, the great how-to talk that they originally presented at the Integrated Benefits Institute 2015 Forum in San Francisco in March of this year. Managing Absence and Disability: Webinar summary Fraser [...]

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Establishing Corporate Wellness ROI

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:06+00:00 June 16th, 2015|analytics, corporate wellness, enterprise health and wellness, Exercise and fitness, healthcare|

According to the Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey, released earlier this month, "organizations that offer health benefits to their employees are looking for more information and analysis regarding their plans." Corporate wellness is not a new concept by any means, but over the years employers have not generally quantified Return on Investment (ROI) of their programs in a [...]

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Webinar on Enterprise Health and Wellness

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:06+00:00 May 15th, 2015|enterprise health and wellness, healthcare, Wearable devices|

By Dr. Tyler Amell From an enterprise health and wellness perspective, absence and disability management programs are common practice, but are they working as well as they could be? Effectively managing absenteeism and disability in the workplace is predicated on the strength of the information that employers have at their disposal. With accurate and timely [...]

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Putting Wearable Data to Use

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:06+00:00 May 7th, 2015|analytics, app makers, device manufacturers, healthcare, Wearable devices|

With wearables as the current technology trend, new devices are constantly entering the market, and at considerable volume. "Shipments of smart wearables are expected to grow from 9.7 million in 2013 to 135 million in 2018, according to CCS Insight's new global forecast." The much-anticipated and talked about Apple watch has been recently released in [...]

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Meaningful Health Analytics for Wearables are here

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:06+00:00 April 13th, 2015|analytics, app makers, device manufacturers, enterprise health and wellness, healthcare, legal, markets, Wearable devices|

People are more in control of our health than we ever have been before. Unfortunately, we are not doing a great job with this control. The majority of diseases killing us and causing disability in 2015 are what we call ‘diseases of inactivity’. Examples include diabetes, heart disease, lung disease, and obesity. For the most [...]

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Enterprise Health and Wellness Use Case for Wearables

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:06+00:00 March 26th, 2015|analytics, enterprise health and wellness, healthcare, Wearable devices|

Increasingly, companies are investing in health and wellness. This comes not just as an additional employee benefit, but rather a strategic decision on the part of enterprises. A study by RAND reports the return on investment to be $1.50 for wellness programs. Logically it makes sense, healthier and happier employees are more productive and savings come in [...]

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Vivametrica in B2B News Network

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:07+00:00 March 20th, 2015|analytics, Exercise and fitness, healthcare, news, startup, Wearable devices|

"This month Apple announced the April release of its Apple Watch, and that is just the latest entry in the growing world of wearable tech. As these devices become more widespread, there’s an expanding market for companies that can utilize the data generated by these devices. Vivametrica is getting in on the ground floor with this rising trend. A Calgary-based tech [...]

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