Vivametrica and Siksika Team up for Better Health

By | November 3rd, 2015|news, Wearable devices|

Technology Startup Vivametrica Partners with Siksika Health Services to Improve Health & Wellness Siksika Health Services is world-renowned for their innovative approaches to improving and sustaining the well-being of nation members. Siksika Health Services provides a range of support to Siksikawa including healthcare, community outreach and education programs to address systemic problems such as high [...]

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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 [...]

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Vivametrica “One to Watch” at TechRev Innovators 2015

By | October 8th, 2015|news, startup|

Congratulations to all 11 companies named as TechRev Innovators 2015! The 2015 TechRev Innovators event recognized some of the most exciting technology-based companies developed in Southern Alberta. Through the TechRev initiative, Innovate Calgary is proud to support and promote the local technology community,” says Peter Garrett, president, Innovate Calgary. “We are celebrating some important milestones [...]

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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 [...]

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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.   [...]

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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 [...]

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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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Digital Health Funding Maintains Momentum

By | 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 | 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 | 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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