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Are wellness programs effective?

A new study indicates: Yes! You're here, and so you already know this! In a study of 7,804 employees, findings indicated that there were significant drops in health risks among  high-risk employees. And that risk alleviation is going to have…

May Featured Admin: Kerry Davis from PAXmwr

The Navy at Patuxent River is one of our first customers and they have been using the site for years.  It wouldn’t be the success that it is without the leadership and enthusiasm of Kerry Davis.   1. Why did you want to start a walking…

Two new features for administrators

We have two new features to announce: Better Statistics Downloads We know that getting data out of the system is vital for incentives programs and to measure the efficacy of your own initiatives. As of today we make that even easier for you.…

Happy National Walking Day!

What a great day. Here in Portland it genuinely feels like spring. I think I'll go take a walk right now. Hope to see you out there!  

Featured Admin - April

This month I selected a really dedicated and involved admin – I’m talking weekly, sometimes bi-weekly, communications to her walkers with encouraging words, wellness information and congratulations to participants who excel in the program. …

The Eyes Have It

Last week I had a chance to attend the Reservation Economic Summit, a trade show put on by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development. While the central theme of the show was to promote business activity and Native American…

Admin of the Month - Aimee McCarthy

Behind every successful walking program is a superstar administrator.  This month I am happy to introduce the “Walker Tracker Administrator of the Month” to our blog.  This prestigious award is given to program admins that go above and beyond…

Measuring Results of Your Activity Program

As a wellness program vendor, we often find ourselves talking to clients about the positive ROI that activity-based programs can have. Program benefits include reduced absenteeism and presenteeism, fewer hospital visits, and reduction in the…
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US Embassy Walking Challenge

Sometimes a client truly delights us with their programs. Today, during our all program’s meeting, we were all tickled by the competition currently running between the US Embassy in Katmandu and the US Embassy in Warsaw. The two embassies are…

How to Manage Your Wellness Program

Like any other company initiative, the Wellness Program can take on a life of its own, requiring a significant portion of your time to administer.   At Walker Tracker, we’ve found that the most successful programs involve detailed planning,…