When Iowa State professor Gregory Welk tested the accuracy of wearables, he found they could be inaccurate by up to 40 percent, which should be an eye-opener for any company’s wellness director.
It may be in the best interest of an employer to require vaccinations for its workforce. But the legalities and practicalities involved may present too many obstacles to make such a requirement worthwhile.
Stress exacerbates the leading health problems employees face, so employers should do more to combat it.
The University of Washington created an alternative wellness program by abandoning traditional fitness-first approaches and focusing on building an active and engaged community.
Imagine my shock when I heard that President Barack Obama has rejected prepping a plan B should the Supreme Court rule against the Affordable Care Act in the King v. Burwell case.No contingency plan; going it sans Plan B. If they rule against us, we’ll take a look at our options. Hoo boy.
Between 2014 and 2015, total premiums increased 2.6 percent — certainly modest compared to 2009, but a monstrous decrease from the 2000s.
Employers should be thoughtful about the mobile tools they offer and how they are presented to users.
Some companies, worried about employee engagement, are taking a novel approach: mandating a minimum number of paid days off.