News From the Vitality Institute

March 2, 2015

Get up to date on healthy ageing, smoking cessation, data and privacy, investing in prevention science and more recent areas of focus from the Vitality Institute.

In the news

In January, Vitality Institute Executive Director Derek Yach attended The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Dr. Yach chairs the Global Agenda Council on Healthy Ageing.

Impact, new research

Vitality has partnered with researchers at the University of Pennsylvania Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics (CHIBE) and invited a select group of employers to participate in a  smoking cessation study investigating the use of financial incentives and e-cigarettes to help more individuals quit smoking.

The latest Institute study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine was on NIH funding for behavioral interventions to prevent chronic disease.

Points of View

Gain more insights into health promotion and prevention through timely blogs on tech topics such as individual privacy issues, exciting developments in tech, and whether mhealth is the next tech bubble. The Institute also writes about shared value for collaborative impact,workforce health, mental health, and how you can make resolutions to improve your well-being and stick to them.

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