If you live in Vermont, chances are you like to exercise and eat fruit and veg. If you live in South Carolina...not so much. Here's Gallup's state of the states when it comes to exercise and produce consumption...
What makes a health activity tracker more attractive to women? The Heart Rate Watch Company says it's gotta be sleeker, thinner, lighter, and seemingly, pinker. I'm not embracing all these things; I think the feminization of health tracking has yet to happen - I'm still wearing a thick black band and a device that falls into the toilet...a lot.
Employers are risk-shifting more #healthcosts to workers...risk management is now the job for both health providers and patients as we need to grow health-finance muscles. One-third of employers offering only account-based health plans (e.g., high deductibles coupled with HSAs). Via NBGH - Towers Watson 19th annual survey...http://bit.ly/1ihvqti
I advise stakeholders in health through the lens of a health economist. I'm a mom, wife, sister, daughter, friend, neighbor, traveler, art lover, Slow Food member, and quantified self'er passionate about peoples' engagement in health.