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Movin on Up with Jawbone and FitThumb!

Movin on Up with Jawbone and FitThumb!

FitThumb is pleased to announce the release of integrated fitness with Jawbone UP fitness tracking wearables! Now, data gained through the wearable device or the connected app will seamlessly import into the FitThumb system allowing additional wearable devices to all work on concert with your company’s wellness challenges. Jawbone joins Fitbit as being integrated into […]

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Connecting the Dots: The United Way and FitThumb

Connecting the Dots: The United Way and FitThumb

The National Challenge: Recent Center for Disease Control studies report that obesity has doubled in less than a decade. This dramatic increase is adding $147 billion per year to annual medical expenditures. Overweight and obesity-attributable costs range from $175 per year for overweight male employees to $2485 per year for grade-II obese female employees. The […]

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Announcing Integration with FITBIT® Fitness Trackers

Announcing Integration with FITBIT® Fitness Trackers

At FitThumb, we love the thought of automatic fitness tracking through steps. FITBIT® brand tracking devices can be synced easily with the FitThumb wellness portal, allowing an effortless and automatic flow of data into your account. Simply sync your FITBIT® tracker with the FITBIT website, and your steps and activity information seamlessly uploads into the […]

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Tanner Health Systems Announces the Result of their 2013 Weight Loss Challenge – Powered by Fitthumb

Tanner Health Systems Announces the Result of their 2013 Weight Loss Challenge – Powered by Fitthumb

Community Success! We are proud to announce that the 233 people who lost weight during the challenge, lost  a total of 2,471.9 pounds!  That is the equivalent of a Volkswagen Bug with four adults inside!  Zachary Williams, a 25 year old student at the University of West Georgia was the winner of the Apple iPad!  […]

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FitThumb Company Case Study

The Challenge: Tekelec sought help in creating a central Wellness Management System for a diversified employee population.  Their Wellness Portal was the primary communication vehicle to their employees via email.  Each employee was required to email their HR administrator when they completed the different programs offered.  This was creating a huge & complicated workload for […]

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FitThumb Community Case Study

The Challenge:  Tanner Health Tanner Health System approached FitThumb to partner in the creation of a ‘Community Health Portal’ to offer across the state of Georgia.  The initial pilot project was funded for the Atlanta region and specific ‘zip codes’ in the outlining rural areas.  The outcomes of this preliminary project would be utilized to […]

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FitThumb Children/Schools Case Study

The Challenge:  Armada School System in Detroit, Michigan The changing economic and demographic reality in automotive industry dependent Michigan , fostered concern for the young children in an inner city Detroit grade school.  Crittenton Hospital Medical Center, PC Bank and the Armada School System approached FitThumb to help them develop a health program targeting preschool/elementary […]

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FitThumb announces integration with Fitbit

Fitbit personal trackers are leading the wave of a new generation of personal fitness tracking tools. Fitthumb is pleased to announce seamless integration with Fitbit, which will allow FitThumb users to have their steps and activities seamlessly entered into the wellness portal, without having to re-add the information themselves. To utilize this new functionality, simply […]

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Tanner Health Systems announces the 2013 Get Healthy West Georgia Weight Loss Challenge

    LAUNCHING GET HEALTHY WEST GEORGIA Tanner’s community health emphasis then launched the Get Healthy West Georgia initiative. Through a grant provided by the Community Foundation of West Georgia and funding from other private donors, Get Healthy West Georgia reached out to literally thousands of people in the region in less than six months, […]

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