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  1. Gamifying health improvement programs makes compliance fun

    Patient noncompliance with prescribed medication or recommended health plans threatens recovery and health improvement programs all too often. According to a Johns Hopkins University study of adherence and health care costs, between 25% and 50% of patients do not adhere to medication prescription directions. The annual cost of medication nonadherence results in hundreds of billions of dollars…

  2. How to implement technology into your employee wellness plan

    By “gamifying” health improvement with elements like teamwork, competition and instant rewards, a wellness program can be framed for what it is: a fun way to improve your health. Technology can provide the platform for employees to work together, communicate with each other and track their progress managing their health – like measuring minutes of…