Mental health apps: making tech more mindful

Mental health apps: making tech more mindful

Suzanne Clarkson investigates the emergence of health app technology in the workplace

Health apps now represent one of the biggest employee benefit growth areas. But do the engagement gains outweigh the productivity losses? Or is tech actually contributing to issues of absence and presenteeism? Evidence suggests that a fall in workplace productivity over the last 10 years can be tracked back to the mass introduction of the iPhone, also a decade ago. But perhaps all that ‘usage' can be better channeled. More mindful self-help. Less mindless surfing… Employee benefits Whilst...

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