Vivametrica to present at Plug & Play Health

By | January 25th, 2017|enterprise health and wellness, Events, healthcare, Uncategorized|

Last year Vivametrica was hand-picked from a pool of 800 applicants to participate in Plug and Play's (PnP's) first ever insurance stream. Today, January 25, 2017 Vivametrica will present at a batch selection for Plug and Play Health, "An ecosystem connecting forward thinking corporations and VC’s with startups that are developing technology that is defining “Health [...]

IoT, Big Data Healthcare Summit Western Canada

By | November 24th, 2016|analytics, Events, healthcare, news|

Vivametrica to sponsor upcoming Western Canada IoT, Big Data Healthcare Summit January 31-February 1 which will be held in Vancouver BC. IoT Healthcare Western Canada was launched after the success of the Toronto Summit on June 21-22, 2016. It is an umbrella event that will encompass IoT, Big Data, and Machine to Machine (M2M).   The objective of the [...]

Pebble Health co-developed by Vivametrica co-founders at Stanford University

By | December 16th, 2015|analytics, device manufacturers, Exercise and fitness, healthcare, news, startup, Wearable devices|

Yesterday Pebble announced it's move into the health and wellness space with Pebble Health and a new firmware update. Now Pebble watches will have a built-in activity and sleep tracking function. Read more here. This is an exciting development for wearables, health and open source. "To create the most accessible wearable health platform, Pebble has partnered [...]

Tools for Doctors To Understand Wearable Device Data

By | December 2nd, 2015|Exercise and fitness, healthcare|

Recent articles in Forbes and MIT Technology Review suggest that doctors have little use for the data that is collected by fitness wearables. In a system where physicians are already overburdened, some think that adding more data to the equation will not be useful. Having tools for doctors to analyze and interpret that data is key, and [...]

Small Changes for Health Improvement

By | October 30th, 2015|analytics, device manufacturers, Exercise and fitness, healthcare, Wearable devices|

More than ever chronic or non-communicable diseases (NCDs) pose significant health risks to our populations. At the same time technology, particularly mobile technology has become prevalent in society. Smartphones and related apps are demanding more and more of our attention. A study by Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers found the average user checks their phone [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Webinar on Enterprise Health and Wellness

By | 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 [...]

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 [...]