Employee Exercise: Carrot or Stick?

Employee Exercise: Carrot or Stick?

One of the themes that we repeat here at Health Tech Insider is our market analysis that the wearables market is shifting. Instead of selling single units to individual consumers, companies will sell tens or hundreds (or thousands) of units at a time to large...
Wearables Staying Out of the Drawers

Wearables Staying Out of the Drawers

Conventional wisdom says that people quickly tire of their fitness bands, and shove them into the back of a drawer somewhere. New research from Valencell paints a very different picture. An online survey provides an update for the study that the company conducted two...
Preventing Worker Injury through AI [video]

Preventing Worker Injury through AI [video]

Industrial safety wearables exist in a unique space due to industry’s controlled environments where employees are more likely to comply with technology requirements. Casual athletes, discharged hospital patients, students, and even adults concerned about their...
Wearables Predict Falls [video]

Wearables Predict Falls [video]

Many seniors live in dread of falls. If you fall and break your hip, as my Mother did as we were leaving a restaurant in early February a few years back, you might not get home for months. My Mom didn’t go home until the end of May. As we wrote in June this...