A successful wellness program aims to enhance employees’ holistic health and well-being, whether physically or mentally. On the physical side, this involves health screenings to monitor key health metrics such as weight, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and sleep patterns. In the past, this process was tedious and manual. However, technology now allows providers to record Read more…
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What is a Health Screening And Why Are Health Screenings So Important?
Early disease detection and treatment is why more people live much longer. Each year, around 1.7 million people die of complications from chronic illnesses, like blood pressure and cancer, that doctors can successfully treat with early diagnosis. Chronic diseases account for approximately 90% of the $4.1 trillion annual healthcare costs in the United States, impacting Read more…
A 5 Minute Primer on Employee Health Assessments
A health assessment is primarily a screening tool. These quick and convenient questionnaires gather information about individual’s health, lifestyle, and demographics in order to provide a holistic view of their overall health. This tool is also a key component of gauging wellness in the workplace! Health risk assessments (also called an HRA or simply a Read more…
5 Things Biometric Testing Can Tell Your Employees About Their Personal Health
Biometric testing is a type of health screening that can provide information about personal health. These tests gather physical measurements and biometric data to assess employees’ health and get a sense of your population health. There are numerous types of biometrics. However, employers use biometric screening to gather a baseline about employee health. You may Read more…
What Employers Should Know About Biometric Screening
Each year, nearly 900,000 Americans die prematurely from the five leading causes of death – yet many of those losses are preventable. Biometric screening can help.