Wearable Tech in the Workplace

By | July 15th, 2015|analytics, app makers, corporate wellness, device manufacturers, enterprise health and wellness|

Recent research by Springbuk that includes a survey of over 500 employers gives insight to wearable tech in the enterprise. Released this year, Springbuk's Employer Guide to Wearables includes a comprehensive review of 24 devices, explains what employers look for in wearables and includes a device checklist for employers interested in purchasing these for use in their organization. As wearable tech [...]

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Putting Wearable Data to Use

By | 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 | 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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Inactivity and your Risk for Chronic Disease

By | March 13th, 2015|analytics, app makers, device manufacturers, enterprise health and wellness, Exercise and fitness, healthcare, Uncategorized, Wearable devices|

The risks of inactivity are generally known. However, the precise definition of "inactivity" may need clarification. Most people think of being inactive as simply lack of exercise. Studies have shown that periods of inactivity such as sitting increase risk of disease and mortality independent of exercise. Recent research has shown that sitting for prolonged periods is [...]

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