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Vitality Group Featured as Health Innovation Leader in New World Economic Forum ReportVitality Group’s program has been featured as a leading innovator in health in a report by the World Economic Forum. Published in collaboration with Willis Towers Watson, the report was released today at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Leveraging principles of behavioral economics that were originally pioneered by Nobel prize-winning psychologist,...
Derek Yach | Jan 19, 2017
behavioral economics, behaviors, chronic disease, Daniel Kahneman, engagement, Health, healthy food, innovation, nudges, physical activity, prevention, Vitality, Willis Towers Watson, workplace health, World Economic Forum
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Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle to Avoid DiabetesToday is World Diabetes Day, celebrated annually on November 14. World Diabetes Day was created in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. The theme of World Diabetes Day this year is ‘Eyes on diabetes’, with the following...
Cother Hajat | Nov 14, 2016
diabetes, early detection, engagement, International Diabetes Federation, lifestyle, pharmacological treatment, pre-diabetes, prevention, screening, Vitality, World Diabetes Day, World Health Organization
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Today is World Mental Health DayWorld Mental Health Day (October 10) calls attention to the continuing need for education, awareness, and advocacy on mental health. First celebrated in 1992 by the World Federation for Mental Health, World Mental Health Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to make strong mental health a reality for people worldwide. This year’s...
Cother Hajat & Cary Conway | Oct 10, 2016
drug use, HHS, mental health, mental well-being, opioid, prevention, social services, treatment, workplace, World Mental Health Day
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Mental Health Emerging Out of the ShadowsThe 1930s marked substantial investment by the Rockefeller Foundation in the scientific development of mental health, including psychiatry, neurology, and care symptoms, in the US, the UK, and elsewhere. This funding provided a foundation for the potential transformation of mental health in a post-World War II health agenda. Since the 1930s, the international development community...
Derek Yach & Gillian Christie | Apr 26, 2016
Big White Wall, mental health, NCDs, personalized health technology, prevention, SDGs, Sustainable Development Goals, UK, US, wearable technology, WHO, World Bank, World Health Organization
Webinar Series 11: Why Employers Should Care About Mental Health and Sleep22 July 2015, 2-3pm ET REGISTER HERE FOR WEBINAR SERIES 11 Webinar 10 - Why Employers Should Care About Mental Health and Sleep Learning objectives – On completion of this webinar the participant should be able to Describe the relationship between mental illness and mental well-being, and demonstrate that sleep can be a cause, a symptom...
Jul 22, 2015
mental health, mental well-being, prevention, sleep, webinar, webinar series
Webinar Series 10: Healthy by Design23 June 2015, 2-3pm ET WATCH WEBINAR SERIES 10 HERE Webinar 10 - Healthy by Design Learning objectives – On completion of this webinar the participant should be able to Describe the principles of healthy design and how they can be applied in the workplace Outline the evidence on how healthy design can improve behaviors that lead...
Jun 23, 2015
chronic disease, evidence-base, healthy design, prevention, webinar
Webinar Series 9: Why Incentivize Healthy Behavior at WorkWATCH WEBINAR SERIES 9 HERE. Webinar 9 - Why Incentivize Healthy Behavior at Work by Kevin Volpp and Robert Galvin Learning objectives – On completion of this webinar the participant should be able to Critique the use of standard marketing theories to encourage behavior change Evaluate the efficacy of interventions in changing behaviour Describe the challenges involved...
May 12, 2015
behavior change, behavioral economics, incentives, prevention, webinar, webinar series
Webinar Series 8: Food @ WorkREGISTER HERE FOR WEBINAR SERIES 8. Webinar 8 - Food @ Work, by David Eisenberg and Mark Erickson Learning objectives – On completion of this webinar the participant should be able to Evaluate the costs of poor diet to employers Outline the latest evidence base and recommendations on healthy eating in the workplace and at a population level...
Apr 15, 2015
diet, evidence-base, food, food@work, Nutrition, prevention, webinar, webinar series
Webinar Series 7: Placing Physical Activity at the Heart of an Organization’s WorkforceWATCH WEBINAR SERIES 7 HERE. Webinar 7 - Placing Physical Activity at the Heart of an Organization's Workforce, by Theresa Schnelle and Lara Dugas Learning objectives – On completion of this webinar the participant should be able to Evaluate the costs of low physical activity to employers Outline the latest evidence on encouraging physical activity in the...
Mar 11, 2015
physical activity, prevention, webinar, webinar series
Webinar Series 2: Health Promotion Makes Business SenseWATCH WEBINAR SERIES 2 HERE. Webinar 2 - Health Promotion Makes Business Sense, by Ray Fabius and Ellen Exum Learning objectives - On completion of this webinar the participant should be able to Articulate the many ways a healthy workforce impacts a company’s performance Recognize benchmark efforts in the corporate culture of health space Describe the...
Oct 22, 2014
behavioral economics, cost-benefit evaluation, evidence-based, global burden of disease, HealthNEXT, IBM, impact, innovation, organizational performance, prevention, return on investment, ROI, webinar, workplace health