Tips for Using Technology to Manage Your Health

Now more than ever before, the work government employees do is very, very stressful. From understanding new legislation and requirements to thriving in tough management times, working in the government can take its toll on you. However, we do live in a digital age where so much of what we do is online. So why not use online services and mobile devices to actually improve our overall well-being?

The key is to uncover the most useful websites, apps, and fitness trackers to actually transform our smartphones and mobile devices into vehicles of well-being. Join us on Tuesday, October 30 from 5:30-8:30 pm ET at 1776 (1133 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005), as our experts provide insider tips for using technology to become healthier in these hectic times.

Specifically, you’ll learn:

  • Best practices for how these tools can help keep you motivated and on track with your wellness goals.
  • Tips for tracking your exercise.
  • Questions you should ask your healthcare provider.


Liz Greenlaw, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and Wellness Consultant, Founder of Live Well With Liz, LLC

Sarah Marbach, Business Strategy and Communication Manager, Aetna

Jessica Sandhu, Health and Wellness Coach


5:30-6:00pm: Registration and Networking

Check in with GovLoop staff to get your name badge then grab a drink and meet your fellow govies.

6:05-6:10pm: Welcome Remarks by GovLoop's Doug Mashkuri, General Manager and Vice President of Business Development 

6:10-6:30pm: Trackers, Gadgets and More

These days the Internet rules the way we work, which means the vast majority of employees are tied to their devices. That sedentary lifestyle can lead to all sorts of health issues. But, how do you make sure you are moving and staying active while still getting your work done? In this interactive keynote, you will learn ways to stay active and engaged by using fitness trackers to focus on your health.

6:30-6:50pm: Questions You Should Ask Your Healthcare Provider

In this session, Sarah Marbach from Aetna will share 5 common questions folks should be asking of their healthcare providers. She will also discuss AetnaFedsLive and how technology is helping insurance companies, like Aetna, better reach their customers and provide more timely, accurate responses.

6:50-7:10pm: Best Practices for Investing in Your Health

We’ve all been there. You’re sitting at the dinner table with your family, scrolling through your work email, half-heartily listening to your family’s chatter. You are half at home and half back in the office. That dual focus isn’t doing anyone any favors. So how do you set aside real time and energy to invest in your physical and mental health? In this engaging keynote you will hear how to use tech to actually improve your overall health.

7:10-7:15pm: Closing Remarks

7:15-8:30pm: Networking and Aetna Info Kiosk


1776 (1133 15th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20005)

Metro: The closest metro station is Farragut North on the red line and McPherson Square on the orange, silver and blue lines.

Parking: There are several public parking garages available on the same block as the event space as well as metered parking. Parking is not included in your event registration.