Technology tools such as digital health apps, wearable devices, diagnostics and absence management systems have revolutionised the way organisations protect and support the wellbeing of employees. As these technologies become more sophisticated and entrenched, it is crucial for people professionals to understand how to optimise their use responsibly, ethically and in compliance with relevant regulations.
People professionals can use this guide to navigate this rapidly evolving landscape. The guide explains how to use technology to take a holistic approach to supporting employee health and wellbeing. It outlines the benefits and risks to equip you with the knowledge to make the right choices for your context. By applying the guiding principles around responsible technology use, you can create meaningful support systems and foster a healthy work environment that empowers employees to thrive personally and professionally.
Common uses of technology in employee wellbeing
Benefits and risks of using technology in supporting health and wellbeing at work
Advances in AI and implications for people professionals
Further resources and references
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