Provant Health to Provide Biometric Screenings at American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Event
As they have for the past six years,
“We are proud to provide Go Red attendees with the opportunity to receive blood pressure, glucose, and cholesterol screenings,” said
Dr. Ashley discussed the actionable and truly meaningful biometric screenings that companies can conduct each year to help individuals take control of their personal health. When held annually, biometric screenings track risk migration and the results motivate individuals to take action to improve their lifestyle behaviors. Ten health risk factors associated with chronic conditions that can be modified are high blood pressure, high blood glucose, high cholesterol, stress, poor diet, depression, obesity, excessive alcohol use, tobacco use, and physical inactivity.
For employers, workplace screenings identify aggregate health risks and trends in their workforce populations. With approximately 80 percent of health care costs due to chronic conditions, knowing collective health risks can help companies and their well-being partners design targeted strategies for wellness programming that reduce health care costs over time. In 2017,
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Other workplace well-being services work in tandem with biometric screenings to support improvement of employees’ total health. Services such as health assessments, health coaching, incentive management, data analytics, sleep therapy, financial education, and advanced platforms provide personalized guidance for optimal whole-person health.
To learn more about meaningful biometric screenings and other well-being programs for your workforce, contact
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Source: Hooper Holmes, Inc.