The Hartford Business Journal has an interesting article on employer wellness programs incorporating sensor devices in their programs. For some interesting discussion of the development of passive sensor technology in nutrition and physical, see this video from David Allison’s program at the University of Alabama, Birmingham on wearable sensors for human behavior monitoring and biofeedback from 2012.
And Al Lewis and colleagues have a new book, “Surviving Workplace Wellness with Your Dignity, Finances and Major Organs Intact”, on the problems with employer wellness programs. Read this interesting review in Forbes on the three hazards of worksite wellness programs. Meanwhile the FDA has approved two wearable fitness trackers for use in clinical trials.