Willis Towers Watson Innovation Day

By | January 27th, 2017|analytics, corporate wellness, enterprise health and wellness, insurance|

Today Vivametrica to participate in Willis Towers Watson (WTW) Innovation day in Toronto. This opportunity will allow Vivametrica to present our solutions to a global multinational risk management, insurance brokerage and advisory company. Scientific-based analytics are useful in evaluating risk, and WTW is interested in potentially leveraging Vivametrica to develop joint product offerings. About Willis Towers [...]

Guest Blog: Optimity CEO Jane Wang

By | August 11th, 2016|corporate wellness, enterprise health and wellness|

This week, we feature a guest post by Optimity CEO Jane Wang. Here she discusses the (unfortunate) state of employee wellness programs stating that, "most corporate initiatives fail to engage 3 out of 4 employees. " Read more below: Your people are your corporate competitive advantage. Most progressive leaders are actively investing in employee wellness. However, [...]

The Right Amount of Exercise: Guest Blog

By | December 9th, 2015|corporate wellness, enterprise health and wellness, Exercise and fitness|

Vivametrica launches its largest pilot project to date. With a total of 100 Fraser Health employees enrolled in this project, we will analyze the data from wearable devices worn by participants. Fraser Health is one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities and provides a wide range of integrated health care services to more than 1.6 million people.   [...]

Fitbit and Target: Interview with Vivametrica’s CEO

By | September 24th, 2015|analytics, corporate wellness, device manufacturers, enterprise health and wellness, Exercise and fitness, news, Wearable devices|

  Vivametrica CEO Dr. Richard Hu was recently interviewed by Raju Mudhar for the Toronto Star. In this article Dr. Hu provides insight on the wearable device market, health and wellness data analytics and corporate wellness. Read the write-up on the deal between Fitbit and Target, one of America's largest retailers. Corporate-wide purchase: Fitbit and [...]

Vivametrica Launches Pilot with Telus

By | August 31st, 2015|analytics, corporate wellness, enterprise health and wellness, Exercise and fitness, healthcare, news|

Vivametrica is excited to announce our latest pilot project with Telus. We offer a pilot program that allows prospective clients the opportunity to experience our services in controlled, cost effective manner. A close collaboration between Vivametrica and the Pilot organization provides valuable insights into the health and wellness of the Pilot organization that until now has not been possible.   [...]

Mental Health and Physical Activity

By | July 24th, 2015|corporate wellness, Exercise and fitness, healthcare, mental health|

Workplace wellness has expanded to become more than simply offering employees gym memberships and nutrition trips. Moreover, wellness has come to encompass not only physical, and financial, but mental health as well. Investing in employees as a whole provides long term benefits and helps to promote a culture of caring in the workplace. According to research [...]

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 [...]

Establishing Corporate Wellness ROI

By | 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 [...]