Tag Archives: health

Big California insurer is ditching ‘zombie’ workplace wellness programs and focusing on health apps

Employee wellness programs guidelines won’t violate health privacy and discrimination regulations. Braun S | Getty Images Companies have embraced health surveys, biometric screenings and other wellness offerings, as a way to keep employees healthy and lower their overall medical costs. But studies are finding that most traditional workplace wellness programs do not work, and large… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for JUNE 21, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

This week’s roundup features a slight variation on our weekly roundup.  Rather than having to plow through a long list of articles, they are now separated into categories.  We are all inundated with information these days; hopefully this will help to streamline your approach to what is now a burgeoning subspecialty.   Of note, the… Read More »

Two Lessons From Two Shoe Guys: What Allbirds Can Teach Health Tech Entrepreneurs

The entrepreneurial path leading to the development of Allbirds — the ultra-comfy shoes that over the last several years have taken Silicon Valley, and the country, by storm — turns out to have surprising relevance for health tech entrepreneurs. The story behind Allbrids offers lessons for health tech entrepreneurs.   Photographer: Gabby Jones/Bloomberg © 2019 Bloomberg… Read More »