IBM Watson, AHA and Welltok to develop workplace heart health program
The American Heart Association, IBM Watson Health ($IBM) and wearable data player Welltok have teamed up to develop a solution to help America’s largest employers advance workplace health. This will be the first application of Watson’s supercomputing powers to cardiovascular health.
The idea is to create an overarching program that enables employers to assess the relative heart-healthiness of their workplace environment via a new Workplace Health Achievement Index from AHA; to analyze data using Watson from a specific employer to develop tailored health benefits and programs; and to use Welltok’s health optimization app to encourage individual employees to achieve health goals.
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