HR Happy Hour 143 - 'Gaming Health and Wellness'
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Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 8:00PM ET
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In a climate of rising obesity rates and increasing health care costs, workplace wellness has emerged as a way for employers to address the health and well-being of their employees. Although workplace wellness has existed in one form or another for well over four decades, advances in technology have recently and rapidly changed the way employee health promotion programs are delivered.
In the past five years in particular, companies have begun adopting gaming technology in the service of wellness, making the achievement of healthy goals more approachable, engaging, social, and fun.
This week on the show we will welcome special guests Dr. Rajiv Kumar the the founder and chief medical officer at ShapeUp, the leading global provider of clinically proven, social networking-based employee wellness program