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Wellness Program Gamification

Wellness Program Gamification

The purpose of gamification is to increase employee participation, interest, and loyalty by adding game-like elements. We want to find ways to gamify corporate wellness so your employees stay captivated and seek out all of the benefits of corporate wellness intervention.

We are all about gamification, as we provide you and your employees with both access via website and our primary phone application platform. Through both accessibilities, your company can use online tracking or incentive tracking, and you can compare many of these features to those of other employees.

Now what does this do? It creates a competition-like atmosphere which has shown play an influence of a person’s success or sometimes failure. According to a study performed from The New England Journal of Medicine, “a person’s chances of becoming obese increased by 57% if he or she had a friend who became obese in a given interval”. Likewise, competition within a workforce could positively impact employee participation.

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Following are examples of ways we could add gamification:

  • Create contests and company-wide activities
  • Implements a step-program
  • Offer a lottery as incentive to take part in our wellness program
  • Have quizzes to tell knowledge of wellness
  • Supply step-trackers to see who takes the most steps in a given week

The most successful gamification of wellness programs are incentive-based, so as an employer, you may have to give a little to get a lot. Having an incentive in mind helps people set a goal and have a reason to work for the goal, which is the reward. Corporate wellness programs will work with you to figure out what type of incentives would be appropriate for your company, and then figure out a way they can incorporate gamification to increase employee engagement!

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