On May 25, 2018
By Matthew Miller, PhD., Vice President, Behavior Science at StayWell
On February 15, 2018
By Nicole Latimer, CEO, StayWell If you’re like me, your smartphone and tablet have become an integral part of your daily life. They’ve probably replaced your phone, your camera and your alarm clock. And with the ever-growing number of apps, these mobile devices are a go-to source for a variety of tasks, like managing household budgets, building grocery lists and making purchases.
On November 16, 2017
With the new year right around the corner, it’s now the time when many of your employees start thinking about smoking cessation programs. Quitting smoking is a great goal, but it’s not an easy one. Many ex-smokers say quitting was the hardest thing they have ever done; even for people who have climbed mountains, started their own company or even experienced natural childbirth.
On March 1, 2017
In today’s climate talk of health care is often fraught with uncertainty and tension. But there is also much reason for optimism, such as the fact that, as an industry, we are better equipped than ever to meet the needs of individual health care consumers. At StayWell, I believe we have the added opportunity to positively affect our nation’s most pressing health care problem — continually increasing health care costs.
On November 30, 2016
The healthcare industry is ripe for disruption as individuals seek sustainable methods to improve their health and overall well-being. The use of technology that can be employed by both healthcare and employer systems is necessary for promoting well-being across a variety of demographic groups, and one company is creatively leading the tech revolution in both arenas.
On July 1, 2016
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a report in 2014 that was the result of a landmark, three-year study in which StayWell had the opportunity to participate. Called the Senior Risk Reduction Demonstration (SRRD), the study demonstrated that wellness programs can effectively help Medicare recipients reduce their health risks, and can do so without increasing total health care spending.
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