Vivametrica to present at the Banff Venture Forum

By | 2016-09-09T13:06:24+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Events, news, startup|

Vivametrica will be presenting at the Banff Venture Forum Sept 22-23. This forum, which will be held at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel hosted over 40 venture capital firms, 50+ presenting companies and 350 delegates last year. We are excited to be participating this year as a presenter alongside 13 other companies in the Health Technology [...]

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Guest Blog: Optimity CEO Jane Wang

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:14+00:00 August 11th, 2016|corporate wellness, enterprise health and wellness|

This week, we feature a guest post by Optimity CEO Jane Wang. Here she discusses the (unfortunate) state of employee wellness programs stating that, "most corporate initiatives fail to engage 3 out of 4 employees. " Read more below: Your people are your corporate competitive advantage. Most progressive leaders are actively investing in employee wellness. However, [...]

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Vivametrica Winning Team at the Innovation Rodeo

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:14+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Events, news|

This year members of Vivametrica's team including Project Manager Sarah Akierman, Content & Community Manager Rosabel Bong, COO Dr. Christy lane and CFO Haydn Lane took part in Calgary's first Innovation Rodeo. This event was 5 days of education, collaboration, competition and celebration of Innovation and Entrepreneurship coinciding with "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth", the [...]

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Spine 10 x 25 Summit, Chicago

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:03+00:00 July 14th, 2016|Events, news, Uncategorized|

Vivametrica Founder and CEO Dr. Rick Hu to attend the Spine 10 x 25 summit tomorrow in Chicago, Illinois. This is the second annual event held by the Spine Foundation and the Spine 10 X 25 Coalition. This event will bring together international experts to discuss the #1 cause of disability in the United States: spine-related impairment. [...]

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Vivametrica Leaders Win Prestigious ISSLS Prize

By | 2016-07-14T14:50:09+00:00 May 20th, 2016|news, research|

This week the Vivametrica founding leadership team traveled to Singapore to attend Spine Week, an international meeting of minds in spinal medicine, research and innovation. Taking home the distinguished ISSLS award in the clinical category, Dr. Christy Tomkins-Lane, Dr. Matt Smuck and Dr. Rick Hu are recognized for their contribution and findings on spinal stenosis. [...]

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Spine Week in Singapore

By | 2016-05-16T10:25:50+00:00 May 16th, 2016|news, research, startup|

This week find Vivametrica founders Dr. Rick Hu, Dr. Christy Tomkins-Lane and Dr. Matt Smuck at Spine Week in Singapore (May 16-20). This event will bring together world leaders in research, medicine and spine to the beautiful Marina Bay Sands at the heart of Singapore's Financial and Central Business District. During the week Vivametrica founders will [...]

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Insurance and Technology: A disruption in the industry

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:03+00:00 May 2nd, 2016|analytics, Exercise and fitness|

Shifts in the Insurance Landscape While insurance has been around for ages, dating back to early human societies, the industry has remained the same for many years. With the advent of technology and shifts in the market landscape, insurance however is ripe for change. Not just change, but rather disruption. Although buying policies may not be at the [...]

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World Health Day: Diabetes on the rise

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:03+00:00 April 7th, 2016|Exercise and fitness, Uncategorized, Wearable devices|

World Health Day Today, as part of World Health Day the WHO is launching a campaign to create awareness and is calling for action against diabetes. According to a recent report released by WHO, it's first Global Report on Diabetes,  an increase in diabetes has been observed around the world, markedly in middle-income countries. This report outlines the global burden [...]

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Women in Tech: Young Leader Sarah Akierman

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:04+00:00 March 24th, 2016|news, startup|

Vivametrica is continuing to profile our diverse female talent to celebrate women in tech. Sarah Akierman has recently joined our team after completing her MSc. at the University of Calgary. Women in Tech As one of the U of C's most high profile students, Sarah served two terms as the Graduate Student Association president, both managing a [...]

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Mobile World Congress 2016

By | 2017-11-20T16:44:04+00:00 March 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Last month Vivametrica took part in the Mobile World Congress, Feb 22-25, 2016 in Barcelona Spain with over 100K attendees. We were part of the Canadian pavilion along with ICT West and many other Canadian organizations. Delegates from ICT West also had the opportunity to test out Vivametrica's technology with our Stepping Up to Health [...]

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