Honeywell Lawsuit: Biometric Screening is Legal

Should employers be allowed to incentivize employee health in order to reduce risk and coverage costs? That is the hot button topic spurring a new lawsuit against employer Honeywell by federal agency the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Honeywell, like many large employers, has imposed new rules that offer financial incentives to employees who comply with biometric screening procedures to identify and adequately access pooled healthcare risk. However, the EEOC claims that the company’s new policy...


Keas in an Omega-3 Nutshell

The world of healthcare has changed dramatically over just the last few years. Individuals are responsible for their own healthcare costs and choices more than ever. As businesses and health plans seek responsible ways to save while also optimizing this new world of consumer health, many of those “consumers” benefit from guidance and predictive measures to decrease both their providers and personal risk. However, this can be easier said than done. Research has proven time...



How do you find time to stay fit?

Every week, Keas puts a simple poll on the user app that focuses on one question. This week’s question was “What’s the hardest part about staying fit?” As you can see from the graphic making time to work out is the clearly the leading barrier to staying fit in the Keas community. Do you have any tips or tricks for making time to shoehorn in your formal exercise or physical activity? If so, please leave...


Why Keas is a Best Places to Work – Bay Area 2014 winner

  Keas is pleased to have been named to the San Francisco Business Times / Silicon Valley Business Journal annual list of “Best Places to Work in the Bay Area” for the second consecutive year. The company was ranked in the extra small-sized company category (25 to 50 employees), and received high marks for its positive corporate mission (making people healthier and happier), meritocratic culture, varied team, professional growth opportunities, and commitment to a culture...