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  • 3 Strategies for Using Health Risk Assessments to Inform Population Health Management

    Health Risk Assessments (HRAs) are excellent tools for helping your population manage their health, but they’re only one piece of the puzzle. While the HRA results will let individuals learn their risks, the wellness initiatives and programming you provide are the next steps in taking control of their health status.

  • Using Population Health to Improve Workplace Culture

    As a population health specialist, your first priority is achieving improved health outcomes. It’s a bonus when you can help your workforce clients improve productivity and morale. In a recent post, we discussed the various ways that workplace culture can have an impact on population health. In this post, we’re flipping the script and talking about the reverse—how population health impacts workplace culture and how an improvement in health can benefit culture.

  • Is It Legal for Companies to Hire Nonsmokers Only?

    In light of the recent news about U-Haul International, Inc. declining job applicants who are nicotine users as of February 1, 2020, you might be thinking, “Is that legal?” Whether you’re administering your own wellness program or have clients with questions, read on to learn more and ensure you make a good decision.

  • Increase Health Risk Assessment Participation with this Q&A

    Let’s be honest. There’s no point in going through the trouble of administering a health risk assessment (HRA) if people don’t take it. How can you gain population buy-in? One way is to address their concerns. In this post, we’re going to answer four of the most common questions to help build trust and increase participation from your users.

  • How Workplace Culture Affects Population Health

    The average adult in the United States works 44 to 47 hours a week. For some, even 50 or 60 is likely on the low side of the hours clocked. Of course, you know how work affects day-to-day life—snooze alarm, harried commute, then settle into the office chair for a full day—but what impact does work have on overall health?

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