Wellness Challenge at HIMSS16

Show your peers that you are dedicated to going the extra mile to better manage your personal health by participating in the HIMSS Wellness Challenge. You can bring your own activity tracker or purchase one here and partake in daily challenges to be eligible to win fun prizes. The Wellness Challenge also offers yoga during the Annual Conference and daily health tips leading up to the event.

Challenge Hours

Click the daily agenda link for challenge hours listed below (eg. Wellness Challenge Steps listing on Tuesday, March 1, 2016).

Fees

  • Purchase a Misfit Shine 2 activity tracker for $65
    Pick Up Misfit Shine 2 on Level 1, across from the Marco Polo Meeting Room
  • Or bring your own activity tracker at no cost!

Activity Tracker

Wellness Challenge participants wear a computer-aided activity tracker that monitors fitness-related metrics such as number of steps taken, calories burned and distance walked.

Misfit Shine 2

Shine 2 is an elegantly designed fitness and sleep monitor that leverages the best of Shine’s sleek aesthetic and introduces powerful new functionality. Extremely thin, Shine 2 tracks activity and sleep and delivers sophisticated information effortlessly and vibrantly with multicolor LEDs and a vibration motor. See your progress in a halo of rainbow-colored lights, or let Misfit Move encourage you to get active with a vibrational nudge and unique light animation. Connect Shine 2 with Misfit Link to control your world—play music, take a selfie, or interact with variety of internet services and smart home devices.

Misfit Shine 2

Registration

The Wellness Challenge requires separate registration.

  • If you are already registered for the conference, please click on Optional Events on the Registration page to add the challenge to your registration.
  • If you are not registered for the conference, be sure to add on the Wellness Challenge under Optional Events when you register.

Wellness Tips

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has provided some healthy tips to help people taking the Wellness Challenge before, during and after HIMSS16. View the Wellness Challenge Tips

Supporters

Thank you to our supporters!

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Tuesday, March 1

12:00AM - 5:00PM PT
Tuesday, March 1st

Wednesday, March 2

12:00AM - 5:00PM PT
Wednesday, March 2nd

Thursday, March 3

12:00AM - 3:30PM PT
Thursday, March 3rd

Participants must register for the Wellness Challenge through the HIMSS16 registration and choose the Wellness Challenge as an optional event.

  • Participants may participate in 1, 2, or all 3 days of the Wellness Challenge

There are two options when registering for the contest:

  • Purchasing a Misfit Shine 2 – Fee $65
    • Misfit Shine 2 will be contestants item to keep after the contest is over
  • Using own device – Fee $0
    • Participants MUST register for the contest even if they are using their own device

Participants that have opted to purchase the Misfit Shine 2 may pick up their device onsite on Level 1 outside of the Marco Polo Meeting Room:

  • Monday, February 29 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday, March 1 7:00 am – 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday, March 2 7:00 am – 5:30 pm
  • Thursday, March 3 7:00 am – 3:30 pm

Following are the daily challenges:

Open only to registered attendees and exhibitors of HIMSS16 and must be 21 to enter. Exclusions apply. A complete list of the Official Rules for the Wellness Challenge are available here as well as at registration.

  • Tuesday, March 1 - $300 gift card
  • Wednesday, March 2 - $300 gift card
  • Thursday, March 3 - $300 gift card

Winners will be announced on Level 1 in Marco Polo Meeting Room:

  • Tuesday, March 1 at 5:15 pm PST
  • Wednesday, March 2 at 5:15 pm PST
  • Thursday, March 3 at 3:45 pm PST

A winner will be announced daily from all eligible entries received.  The participants will have to provide proof of steps taken, calories burned and distance walked by means of their device to accept the prize.

ENTRANTS MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN

Log Your Steps

Don't forget to log your steps by 5:00 PM each day. Visit http://himss.utilifit.com or find the "Wellness Challenge" tab in the mobile app.

Create a username and password, select your device and enter your steps.

Results will need to be recorded by the following times in order to qualify for eligible daily prizes.

How to Sync your Device

If you purchased a Misfit device:

Misfit App

  • Download the Misfit app
  • Create your Misfit Account
  • Sync your Misfit with your phone

HIMSS16 Mobile App

  • Download the HIMSS16 Mobile App
  • Sign in using your email
    • If this is your first time signing in, you may need to reset your password
  • Click on Wellness Challenge and create an UtiliFit account
    • You will need your badge number located in the bottom left corner of your badge
    • This app will be used to record your results for the Wellness Challenge
  • Accept Terms and Conditions of the UtiliFit app
  • Sync your device to the UtiliFit app

Everyone with an Activity Tracker:

HIMSS16 Mobile App

  • Download the HIMSS16 Mobile App
  • Sign in using your email
  • If this is your first time signing in, you may need to reset your password
  • Click on Wellness Challenge and create an UtiliFit account
    • You will need your badge number located in the bottom left corner of your badge
    • This app will be used to record your results for the Wellness Challenge
  • Accept Terms and Conditions of the UtiliFit app
  • Sync your device to the UtiliFit app