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  • 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?

  • 4 Ways to Promote Population Health and Wellness in the New Year

    When it comes to encouraging population health and wellness, the New Year may be one of the easiest times to do it. There’s nothing special about this time of year, per se, it’s just that many people are ready for a fresh slate and a clean start. It’s basically the “I’ll start eating healthy on Monday” of the calendar year. But it’s a great time to take advantage of the enthusiasm of your population and propel your health and wellness initiatives forward.

  • How Do Health Risk Assessments Compare to Facebook Preventive Health?

    Facebook created some buzz in the health and wellness sector earlier this year when they announced they’d be rolling out Preventive Health, a tool that would make health recommendations to users. The product, which has been available to U.S. users since October 2019, bases recommendations off the data Facebook has readily available: age and gender. However, this tool is quite different from a traditional health risk assessment (HRA) and shouldn’t necessarily be relied on as a stand-in for routine medical care.

  • Four Population Health Predictions for 2020

    With the new year – and a new decade – just around the corner, it’s time to start taking a look at predictions for what types of industry trends are on the horizon. Wellsource CEO Chris McReynolds wrote about which four trends he thinks will have the biggest impact in 2020 and beyond.

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