Learning a few numbers—through a health screening—will tell employees a lot about their health.
A screening measures an employee’s risk factors, such as body weight, cholesterol, blood pressure and glucose. Screenings help employees identify issues with their health and engage in healthier behavior
Start with screenings
74% OF EMPLOYERS
INCLUDE A BIOMETRIC
SCREENING AS PART
OF THEIR WORKPLACE
Source: Willis 2014 Health and Productivity Survey
Source: 2012 annual report for the HERO Employee Health Management Best
Practice Scorecard in Collaboration with Mercer.
BOOST HEALTH AND
Employers reported better
When using screening as part of a corporate
Greater health risk
Lower health care
A biometric screening is a health examination that
measures an employee’s risk factors:
IN THEIR HEALTH.
Source: The Kaiser Family Foundation 2013 Employer Health Benefits Survey,
Screenings help employees
identify issues with their
health and engage in
Body weight Blood pressure
A biometric screening provides a baseline
assessment of your employees’ health
status regarding obesity, blood pressure,
blood glucose, total cholesterol, HDL and
LDL cholesterol, and triglycerides.
blood glucose HDL/LDL cholesterol
total cholesterol triglyceridesblood pressure
Screenings can help detect disease in
its early and most treatable stages—
even before symptoms are recognized.
Screening results give participants an
opportunity to identify health risks that
may not be apparent.
DID YOU KNOW?
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; American Medical Association
AMERICANS HAVE DIABETES
WITH HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
DON’T KNOW THEY HAVE IT.
ARE ATTRIBUTED TO CHRONIC
CONDITIONS THAT ARE PREVENTABLE.
HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
MORE ARE UNDIAGNOSED.
1 IN EVERY 3AMERICAN ADULTS.
HALF OF PEOPLE
75% OF HEALTH
Biometric screenings provide a
snapshot of a participant’s health that
prompts them to take action.
Source: HealthFitness screening event satisfaction survey data collected from
113,204 participants in 2011.
98% OF SCREENING PARTICIPANTS
said they plan to take steps to
change unhealthy behaviors that
lead to health risks.
Source: Aon Hewitt, 2012 Health Care Survey
When employers target and affect three
health risks among their population, they can
save $700 per employee per year.
EMPLOYERS CAN SAVE
$700 PER EMPLOYEE
Health care costs
When properly integrated with a corporate
wellness plan, screenings can help reduce
health risks, improve health status, reduce
health care costs, and improve productivity
and performance of the workforce.
Source: Biometric health screening for employers: consensus statement of the Health Enhancement Research Organization, American
College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and Care Continuum Alliance. J Occup Environ Med. 2013;55(10):1244-51.
BENEFITS OF SCREENINGS.