Heart disease and hypertension is not only the biggest problem but also the most expensive problem for employers. Heart disease costs the US almost $1 billion *a day*. For an average large employer, the cost of heart disease and high … Read More
Hello Heart was selected as one of the best “Physician-Recommended Digital Health Products” by MIT. Only 20 solutions were selected by their medical team and Hello Heart is #1 in the disease management category.
We all tell ourselves lies about our health – particularly when it comes to heart disease, weight and diet. What are the common lies and how do you move beyond them?
In spite of simple lifestyle changes and relatively inexpensive and readily available medications, individuals with heart risk or hypertension are not managing their condition. Why?
We analyzed the usage data from a random sample of 4000 users who recorded two or more blood pressure readings. After 6 weeks of using the app, 1 in 4 users reduced their average weekly blood pressure reading by 10 pts or more. The average drop was 24 pts.
Why would anyone attach their activity tracker to a ceiling fan? Ask a flight attendant about their corporate wellness plan.
Wellness incentive programs are popular among employers, but the research shows they rarely work as advertised to reduce costs or improve health. Why is this and what are the alternatives?
Over half of U.S. employers have implemented wellness programs. But less than half of these are able demonstrate ROI. These statistics explain why.
At some point in life, almost all U.S. adults provide caregiving for a loved one. How do you use technology and habit formation to make the task less complex, less stressful and less time-demanding?
Hypertension basics: What is it, how common, what are normal numbers, what are the health risks, what can you do about it?