Well, experts from the corporate wellness share merits and demerits of the wearable-based wellness programs and corporate health technology, along with the advice on enhancement and improvement of your organizations or company’s current fitness initiatives for employees.
Majority of companies may it be large or small are literary adopting programs on their employee wellness. This often challenges in their fitness and hence taking the wearable technologies advantage. These initiatives will basically help in increasing productivity, and minimize absenteeism and mostly lower costs on healthcare.
Nevertheless, these programs by the companies are subject to legal challenges, because there is always a possibility of improper implementation which when backfires, might change the scenario. Recently at San Francisco, a conference was held at Fitbit’s 2015 recent captivate, where various experts from different industries shared ways and tips, lessons learned and best practices they experience from the tied wearable wellness and fitness program.
In the multi-location conference which commenced in Chicago from 16 of September, about 130 participants attended. This conference was further pushed to 29 and finally ended on 13 October in New York. Below are some of the tips on ways to ensure a successful wellness program with the technology.
- Ensuring employees personal information is secure.
Emphasizing on this issue, organizations should assure the employees on securement of their personal data. Most employees generally hesitate in the production of personal data hence this organization should highly ensure employees’ personal data is secured.
- Going beyond and more so above in protecting employee’s data
This protection plans should basically take into account extraordinary measures in protection of sensitive information via collection with this wearable fitness and health programs.
- Stay up and ahead on relevant employee regulations
Companies and organization using these wearable programs should initiate clear data when it comes to issues related to ACA (Affordable care act) and more so potential compliance issues.
- Compare anonymous business goals and fitness data
This comparison makes it simpler for organizations to relate to employees abilities in performance when it comes to productivity.
- Do not overthink on the baseline
- Make it simple
This tips where collected and analyzed from the three conferences held by the different individuals and experts from different industries. Nevertheless, this tip would basically help To ensure a successful wellness program with the technology