4 guidelines for using employee data to boost wellness and company culture

Sparked by reforms in the Affordable Care Act, companies are increasingly launching fitness and wellness programs—and a popular avenue is to give employees access to fitness technology tools to help them track such health metrics as exercise and sleep. Several companies, including biotech firm Amgen Inc., made headlines earlier this year when they offered employees the chance to purchase an Apple Watch for $25 if they used the device to meet monthly fitness goals, and fitness technology company Fitbit works with enterprises like Adobe, NetApp, and BP on their employee health programs. HPE partners with ShapeUp, a leading global provider of social networking and incentives-based employee wellness solutions. By Calvin Hennick. July 22, 2016.