How IT Enhancing Employee Wellness

By StartUp City | Tuesday, February 09, 2021

Big data and predictive analytics can be beneficial, especially when it comes to chronic health. Since chronic health issues pay more for healthcare, predictive analytics can help decrease the costs.

Fremont, CA: Wellness technology solutions have increased significantly to help corporate health initiatives. With innovations emerging in employee management, the need for advanced IT in staff wellness also increases.

Wellness IT solutions that obtain data can inform risk assessments and health insurance coverage. It can build a comprehensive overview of an employee’s health, share their wellbeing data at the workplace with their healthcare provider through a single platform.

Here are three benefits of IT driving employee wellness:

Flexible Working Arrangements

Wellness tech can help with versatile working such as remote or part-time work schedules and cater to an individual solution to health and wellbeing. By offering options and handing things through a digital platform that can be accessed anywhere, remote workers can select what is applicable for them and remain involved in the company’s health initiative.

Big Data and Analytics in Employee Wellness

Big data and predictive analytics can be beneficial, especially when it comes to chronic health. Since chronic health issues pay more for healthcare, predictive analytics can help decrease the costs. Collecting data on employees’ health when they are registered in corporate wellness schemes can result in a proper risk evaluation and outcomes.

Digital Solutions to Address Mental Health

Sleeplessness can be linked to stress, which can be caused by or have an effect on performance at the office, and cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia is a proper treatment for it. However, there is a lack of licensed professionals who can offer this therapy in person. Digital therapy can address this shortage by enabling employees to access digital sleep therapy with smartphones or computers and an internet connection. It is a cost-friendly and highly scalable solution that can positively affect employees’ mental health.

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