Key Word: “behavioral economics”

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Wearable Devices as Facilitators, Not Drivers, of Health Behavior Change

Mitesh S. Patel, MD, MBA, MS1; David A. Asch, MD, MBA; Kevin G. Volpp, MD, PhD Ref: JAMA. 2015;313(5):459-460. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.14781. This Viewpoint discusses issues that prevent wearable medical devices from effectively bridging the gap between recording information and changing health-related behavior. Several large technology companies including Apple, Google, and Samsung are entering the expanding market of population health with the introduction... More »

JAMA | Feb. 3, 2015

2. Health Promotion Makes Business Sense (Webinar Series)

Ray Fabius (HealthNEXT) and Ellen Exum (IBM)

Watch Past Webinar | October 22, 2014 | 2-3pm ET

3. Why is Community Health Important to Your Business? (Webinar Series)

Derek Yach (The Vitality Institute) and Jason Lang (CDC)

Watch Past Webinar | November 12, 2014 | 2-3pm ET

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9. Why Incentivize Healthy Behavior at Work (Webinar Series)

Kevin Volpp (UPenn); Robert Galvin (Equity Health)

Watch Past Webinar | May 12, 2015 | 2-3pm ET

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Can E-Cigarettes Help You Quit Smoking?

Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health, but it's also one of the most difficult. There are myriad smoking cessation products available, from the patch to medications and beyond, but one of the most overlooked may be the e-cigarette. While most people consider it to simply be a... More »

US News | May 21, 2014