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Maverick* Research: Shape Up or You Won't Get Healthcare

Published: 26 September 2014

ID: G00265816

Analyst(s): Jeff Cribbs , Mike Gotta , Angela McIntyre


People must live healthy lifestyles or pay more for healthcare. Technology product marketing leaders will match wearables to wellness infrastructure that delivers employee analytics. (Maverick research deliberately exposes unconventional thinking and may not agree with Gartner's official positions.)

Table Of Contents


  • *Maverick Research
  • Executive Summary
  • Time to Shape Up or Pay Up
  • The State of Wellness, 2020
    • Rose's Story — Paying for Health Performance
    • Matt's Story — Status Tied to Wellness Program
    • Rob's Story — Healthcare for All
    • A Multiparty Contract for Healthy Living
    • Benefits for All
    • A Nanny State?
    • Big Winners, Healthy Revenue
    • It's Already Happening
  • The State of Wellness Now
    • The Supersize Story
    • It's Up to You Now
    • A Structured Path to Wellness
    • Doctoring the Data
    • Invisible Intruders Compromise Privacy
    • Effective, and Accepted
    • Falling Into Step
    • The New Sellers and Their Products
  • Summary

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