Grocery chain Albertsons announces Apple Watch rewards program
Grocery chain Albertsons Companies Sincerely Health’s digital health and wellness platform has announced a program that will allow consumers to share data from their Apple Watches or iPhones to earn rewards points.
Sincerely Health provides users with access to health-related resources and guidance for setting mental and overall wellness goals. The platform also offers an online pharmacy where customers can schedule vaccine appointments and manage prescriptions from the pharmacy.
Through the integration, consumers with an Apple Watch Series 3 or later can share their activity data with their Sincerely Health account and earn up to 75 points for closing their Move, Exercise and Activity rings. Stand. iPhone users who close their Move ring can earn up to 25 points per day.
Additionally, consumers can earn grocery coupons and discounts by setting one or more goals related to sleep, nutrition, physical activity and lifestyle. Users can manage their data and determine what information to share.
“By integrating Apple Watch with the Sincerely Health platform, we’re making it easy for customers to get value and receive incentives for reaching their fitness goals,” said Omer Gajial, chief digital officer and executive vice president of health at Albertsons Companies, in a statement.
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Consumers have expressed their concerns on privacy and portable data. A study published in the Lancet Digital Health in February showed that de-identifying data might not be enough to protect user privacy.
Always, many companies rely on wearables to track and manage user health.
UnitedHealthcare, which launched UnitedHealthcare Rewards in February. Through the program, eligible members will receive up to $1,000 per year to perform certain tasks tracked by a wearable accessory.
Glen Tullman will offer more details during the HIMSS23 session “Views from the Top: Existential Crisis or Inflection Point Opportunity? An Industry Maverick’s Perspective.” It is scheduled for Tuesday, April 18 from 3-4 p.m. CT at the South Building, Level 1, Room S100 B.