Following a short break for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, HealthCare Consumerism Radio is back on the air this morning as hosts Doug Field and Andrew Dietz discuss wearable devices, private exchanges and more.
The first guest on this week's show is Stan Hill, an associate at Polsinelli Atlanta. Wearable technology in the workplace has evolved far beyond 20th century relics like wireless headsets and walkie-talkies. Employers now can track and analyze proprietary measures of worker productivity and results-driven metrics through devices worn on the wrist or elsewhere on the body. Leveraging robust streams of real-time data can implicate various employment laws and associated legal responsibilities to employees. With big data comes big responsibilities and, for the unwary employer, a minefield of employment laws. In this interview, Stan and the hosts will discuss how wearable technology can both foster and challenge employment law compliance.
The second guest on the show is Michae