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Value of employee health screenings

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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

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Value of employee health screenings

  1. 1. Start with screenings ➜ INVEST IN EMPLOYEE HEALTH
  2. 2. 74% OF EMPLOYERS INCLUDE A BIOMETRIC SCREENING AS PART OF THEIR WORKPLACE WELLNESS PROGRAMS. HERE’S WHY. Source: Willis 2014 Health and Productivity Survey
  3. 3. Source: 2012 annual report for the HERO Employee Health Management Best Practice Scorecard in Collaboration with Mercer. LOWER COSTS. Employers reported better health: BOOST HEALTH AND Employers reported better financial outcomes: When using screening as part of a corporate wellness program: 37% 34% Greater health risk improvement Lower health care cost trend
  4. 4. A biometric screening is a health examination that measures an employee’s risk factors: ENGAGE EMPLOYEES IN THEIR HEALTH. Source: The Kaiser Family Foundation 2013 Employer Health Benefits Survey, http://kff.org/report-section/2013-summary-of-findings/ Screenings help employees identify issues with their health and engage in healthier behavior. Cholesterol Body weight Blood pressure Glucose
  5. 5. 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. PROVIDE A BASELINE. blood glucose HDL/LDL cholesterol total cholesterol triglyceridesblood pressure obesity =
  6. 6. IDENTIFY HEALTH RISKS. 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.
  7. 7. DID YOU KNOW? Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; American Medical Association 21 MILLION 67 MILLION 8.1 MILLION 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 THAT’S 75% OF HEALTH CARE COSTS
  8. 8. CREATE SMALL STEPS TO BEHAVIOR CHANGE. 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.
  9. 9. $ HELP MANAGE HEALTH CARE COSTS. 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. PER YEAR. EMPLOYERS CAN SAVE $700 PER EMPLOYEE
  10. 10. REDUCE Health risks IMPROVE Health status REDUCE Health care costs IMPROVE Productivity IMPROVE Performance $ 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. ➜
  11. 11. Please contact HealthFitness at 800.639.7913 or visit us at www.healthfitness.com. INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE? © 2015 Health Fitness Corporation ➜

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