About Virgin Pulse

Virgin Pulse provides market-leading technology that helps improve overall employee wellbeing and corporate wellness across organizations. The mobile-first platform provides employees with key tools for building better daily habits, and helps employees achieve their goals by designing a personalized journey for each user. The solution helps organizations reduce healthcare costs, increase workforce productivity, and improve company culture.

Virgin Pulse aims to provide a fun way to engage employees in activities that promote health and wellbeing. Users can connect and share with colleagues, join and compete in challenges, monitor rewards, as well as track their progress. The platform is accessible via desktop, mobile and wearable devices such as smartwatches, enabling users to accurately monitor all aspects of their well being including nutrition, activity, sleep, stress, cognition, focus, financial health, personal relationships, and philanthropy.

The system works by integrating and analyzing employee data from a variety of sources including health assessments, eligibility files, biometrics, interests, and platform usage. The Virgin Pulse Hub connects employees with relevant programs, benefits, tools and information through a unified user interface. The recommendations engine, alongside micro-segmentation capabilities, enable organizations to market and promote relevant programs and corporate events to appropriate employee populations.

Key benefits of Virgin Pulse

  • Virgin Pulse provides a modern health management program that helps improve employee health and reduce healthcare costs.

  • The solution promotes personalized tools, programs and benefits to employees based on their unique needs and interests.

  • Employees are able to connect and share their performance with colleagues, join challenges, as well as monitor rewards and progress.

  • The wellbeing program aims to improve corporate culture by connecting employees through activities, teamwork, and healthy habits.

  • Virgin Pulse's Hub allows organizations to push targeted, personalized communications across the entire workforce through a unified user interface.

  • Devices

    Business size

    S M L

    Markets

    United States

    Supported Languages

    Chinese (Simplified), English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Swedish

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    Choose to access the platform from a wide variety of handheld and wearable devices
    Team-based contests help drive friendly competition and increase collaboration
    Boost participation with personalized program promotion and streamlined rewards and incentives
    Embedded analytics allow users to measure and analyze their progess
    The Hub allows users to push targeted, personalized communications across the entire workforce through a unified user interface
    Identify employees with costly health risks and conditions, and provide a course of action to help reverse and prevent those risks
    Allowing employees to connect with colleagues helps inspire a better company culture
    Employee incentive programs help encourage healthy habits
    Personalized tools, programs and benefits are based on each employee's unique needs
    Users can manage all aspects of their well-being including financial health
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    Virgin Pulse screenshot: Choose to access the platform from a wide variety of handheld and wearable devices Virgin Pulse screenshot: Team-based contests help drive friendly competition and increase collaboration Virgin Pulse screenshot: Boost participation with personalized program promotion and streamlined rewards and incentives Virgin Pulse screenshot: Embedded analytics allow users to measure and analyze their progess Virgin Pulse screenshot: The Hub allows users to push targeted, personalized communications across the entire workforce through a unified user interface Virgin Pulse screenshot: Identify employees with costly health risks and conditions, and provide a course of action to help reverse and prevent those risks Virgin Pulse screenshot: Allowing employees to connect with colleagues helps inspire a better company culture Virgin Pulse screenshot: Employee incentive programs help encourage healthy habits Virgin Pulse screenshot: Personalized tools, programs and benefits are based on each employee's unique needs Virgin Pulse screenshot: Users can manage all aspects of their well-being including financial health

    Features

    Total features of Virgin Pulse: 20

    • Activity Tracking
    • Benefits Management
    • Calendar Management
    • Communication Management
    • Compliance Management
    • Employee Communities
    • Employee Portal
    • Employee Profile
    • Employee Reward Programs
    • Employee Self Service
    • Employment Eligibility Verification
    • Engagement Analytics
    • GPS
    • GPS Integration
    • Incentive Programs
    • Mobile Integration
    • Monitoring
    • Rewards Management
    • SSL Security
    • Visual Analytics

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    3,7 /5
    (30)
    Value for Money
    3,6/5
    Features
    3,8/5
    Ease of Use
    3,7/5
    Customer Support
    2,8/5

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    Daryl H.
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    • Industry: E-Learning
    • Company size: 51-200 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Helps Focus on Health and Fitness

    Reviewed on 2019/04/03

    I benefit from this app because it makes me aware of how sedentary I am at my job and it entices me...

    I benefit from this app because it makes me aware of how sedentary I am at my job and it entices me to get up and move to earn rewards.

    Pros

    I love that this software allows me to keep track of my health and fitness along side my FitBit! Not to mention it's set up through my employer and we can earn up to $400 annually for participating!

    Cons

    There seems to be a few discrepancies when it comes to getting points toward your total score. Some of the tasks you can complete to earn points don't always work. My co-workers and I have noticed that I'll get points for completing a task and they will complete the same task and won't get the points. Other than that, I highly recommend!

    Verified Reviewer
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    • Industry: Environmental Services
    • Company size: 1 001-5 000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    A platform with a well-executed vision that it has changed my behaviors.

    Reviewed on 2020/04/28

    I believe this platform delivers an engaging user experience, and based on my experience, the...

    I believe this platform delivers an engaging user experience, and based on my experience, the different applications have changed me for the better. Wellness is more critical than ever in today's environment, and this application keeps me logged in and engage in changing my life.

    Pros

    In comparison to other platforms intended for employee wellness, Virgin Pulse is easy to navigate, and most importantly is very easy to understand my rewards for using each application. Wellness challenges are engaging, and I enjoy logging in every day! The integration with multiple applications for nutrition and wellbeing has helped me eat better and reduce my stress. As a user, I like how I can track my progress and rewards in one location. The web integration to the nutrition application Zipongo is well implemented, and my spouse and I enjoy browsing for new recipes and planning our meals.

    Cons

    Navigating to other applications in the web platform is easy; however, using different applications in the mobile iOS app is confusing and challenging to navigate. As a user, I don't understand when do I need to enter my credentials for Virgin Pulse vs. the integrated applications like Zipongo or Whil.

    Sabrina P.
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    • Industry: Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
    • Company size: 5 001-10 000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Excellent System for Health Awareness, Support and Accountability

    Reviewed on 2021/01/26

    I think the capabilities this software provides is a great way to encourage a healthy lifestyle and...

    I think the capabilities this software provides is a great way to encourage a healthy lifestyle and do it with people you know and don't know.

    Pros

    Very user-friendly and a great application for you and colleagues to maintain accountable to live a health lifestyle. Virgin Pulse provides daily knowledge points regarding health and every individual can keep track of what type of activities they do each day. These can be anything regarding physical activity (including sleeping), recycling, nutrition, and social interactions. You are able to earn points, set by your organization and participate in group activities and challenges.

    Cons

    There is nothing that I have found that I do not like regarding this software application

    Verified Reviewer
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    • Industry: Law Enforcement
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Ease of Use
    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Virgin Pulse Review

    Reviewed on 2018/11/27

    It's great.

    It's great.

    Pros

    This is a great resource to help achieve health goals, especially if your employer is assisting you in reaching them through the financial gains. It is easy to use, and provides a lot of motivating and helpful information with the daily cards and whil.

    Cons

    The capabilities differ on the mobile site vs. desktop version. There are some things I prefer to do on the website when I can. Often times, my fit bit will not track my steps and I have to manually sync them.

    Rachel T.
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    • Industry: Higher Education
    • Company size: 501-1 000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Good Way to Keep Track of Your Steps and Monitor Your Health

    Reviewed on 2020/09/30

    I have enjoyed using Virgin Pulse to keep track of my healthy habits and steps and to enhance my...

    I have enjoyed using Virgin Pulse to keep track of my healthy habits and steps and to enhance my overall health.

    Pros

    Virgin Pulse allows me to monitor my steps and healthy habits and to receive helpful health information customized to my needs. I am daily challenged to be a better, healthier person.

    Cons

    At times, the application fails to function and I am unable to get all of the information for the day entered. If I do not enter the health information for that day on that day, there is no way to do so at a later time.

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    Virgin Pulse offers the following pricing plans:

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    Virgin Pulse offers the following features:

    • Calendaring
    • Communication distribution
    • Compliance management
    • Daily activity tracking
    • Data privacy and security
    • Dynamic benefits portal
    • Embedded analytics
    • Employee benefits
    • Employee data analysis
    • Employee experience
    • Employee hub
    • Employee incentive programs
    • Employee wellbeing
    • Fitness tracking
    • GPS tracking
    • Health management program
    • Health tracking
    • Join challenges
    • Micro-segmentation capabilities
    • Mobile sync
    • Organizational culture
    • Personalization
    • Program management
    • Recommendations engine
    • Track points and progress to the next milestone
    • Track rewards
    • Track steps, calories burned, distance, and active minutes
    • Work life balance tools

    Virgin Pulse has the following typical customers:

    Small Business, Large Enterprises, Public Administrations, Mid Size Business

    Virgin Pulse supports the following languages:

    Chinese (Simplified), English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Swedish

    Virgin Pulse supports the following devices:

    Android, iPhone

    Virgin Pulse integrates with the following applications:

    Zendesk

    Virgin Pulse offers the following support options:

    Online Support, Phone Support

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