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Many wellness apps and programs require a health questionnaire to sign up, one that asks employees for information they may not otherwise share. (Image: Shutterstock)

With the start of 2018, workers across the United States are revitalizing efforts to lead healthier lives. For some, that means diving into employer-sponsored wellness programs, many of which utilize apps. But there’s still serious, growing concern that workplace wellness apps could violate privacy rules around users’ health data — a risk that in-house teams can help mitigate.


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