Employee Wellness Blog

Why Biometric Screenings Are Better Than Health Risk Assessments

Posted by Jamie Bell on Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Health risk assessments (HRAs) have been around since the 1970s. Over the years, they were used as a supportive tool for physicians in discussing health with their patients. Today, the HRA is a self-reported measurement aide that helps to identify individual health risks based on questions about lifestyle, demographic characteristics, family history, physiological data and overall attitudes towards their wellness. 

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Cracking the Code on Health Risk Assessments

Posted by Lisa Stovall on Thu, Apr 18, 2013

Health risk assessments (HRA). Health appraisals. Personal health assessments. Well-being assessments. Whatever you call them, they are valuable tools for measuring the key drivers of health and risks for future illness.

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Everything You Need to Sell Your Boss on Health Assessments

Posted by Lisa Stovall on Thu, Mar 07, 2013

You know Health Risk Assessments (HRA) can lay a solid foundation for making lifestyle changes. You're a believer in the power of HRAs to evaluate employees' modifiable risk factors. And you've been reading up and know that they have one of the best return on investments – with one report finding that HRAs returned $6.04 for every $1 spent. 

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Health Risk Assessments: How accurate are they?

Posted by Lisa Stovall on Mon, Oct 08, 2012

 

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