Spurred by wellness incentives that are part of the Affordable Care Act, the wearable device mega trend has moved into the corporate environment with more companies offering employees activity trackers as part of their wellness programs.
According to Jonathan Collins, a principal analyst with ABI Research, “what the latest wearable devices provide to wellness programs is an easy data feedback loop that wasn’t available before. The easier these devices become to use, and the more seamless the data tracking, the more employees and wellness administrators will want to use them.”
With the widespread integration of these devices employers need to ensure they maintain the confidentiality of any personal health information generated by wearable devices.
In this session one data privacy and security legal expert will explore not only the implications and legal issues to consider with integrating wearable devices but will also explore ways HR and Wellness Managers can protect their wellness program data. This session provides guidance on: