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Support Your Medicare Members This Holiday Season

December 03, 2019

There are many reasons why – for lots of people – the holidays are a stressful time of year and may affect some people negatively. Work stress could pile up at a time when many people are out of the office, travel plans could become hectic and...

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Why Is NCQA Accreditation Important?

November 26, 2019

You have likely heard of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). It is considered the gold standard of health care quality assessment. More than 1,200 health plans have earned NCQA Accreditation. That’s a big accomplishment and...

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How to Encourage Your Medicare Population to Get Their Annual Wellness Visit

November 20, 2019

An annual wellness visit is a cornerstone to any care plan when it comes to providing health and wellness services to a population. In addition to routine health risk assessments (HRAs), a yearly doctor visit can provide important insight into ...

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Is Your HRA Meeting the Requirements for Your Medicare Population?

November 14, 2019

Health risk assessments (HRAs) are an integral part of providing quality care to a patient population. They give healthcare providers information about a patient’s self-perceived health and living situation while also providing individuals in the...

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Health Risk Assessments: Your Questions Answered

November 11, 2019

Health risk assessments (HRAs) provide valuable data that can be used by health plans, wellness organizations, employers, and more to gain insight into how they can best encourage health in their populations. At first glance, HRAs may seem...

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What Is Health Literacy and Why Should You Care?

November 05, 2019

It’s no secret that the medical world is complex. There’s a reason population health and medical practitioners require extensive training and use specialized tools – such as health risk assessments (HRAs) – to serve their populations. But that...

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4 Ways To Increase The Reliability Of Health Data For Better Outcomes

October 30, 2019

We hope our readers will enjoy a re-post of this article, written by our CEO Chris McReynolds. It was published back in August in Health IT Outcomes. You can read the original article here.

Health and wellness professionals can describe the high...

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Improving Outcomes with Health Risk Assessment Data

October 23, 2019

Wellsource joined industry leaders in the health and wellness space at the National Wellness Conference (NWC), hosted by the National Wellness Institute (NWI), in Kissimmee, FL from October 1-3. It was an incredible opportunity for us to further...

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Want Positive Population Health Trends? Use HRA Data to Suggest Improvements

October 22, 2019

Health risk assessments (HRAs) allow you to get a big-picture view of your population. You always have opportunity to provide resources on an individual basis and offer assistance before someone hits “high-risk” status. But one of the benefits...

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3 Ways Stress Can Harm Your Population—And What You Can Do About It

October 16, 2019

Stress can be a good. It can motivate you to meet a deadline and boost productivity. It can keep your mind alert and heighten your senses when you perceive danger. Your heart beats rapidly and breathing quickens. This response to a stressful...

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How to Choose the Best HRA for Your Population

October 07, 2019

Let’s face it. There are dozens of health risk assessment (HRA) vendors out there. Honing in on the perfect fit for your population can be a daunting task. In our forty-plus years in the HRA business, we’ve learned the important questions clients...

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HRA Results Don't Have to Be Scary

September 26, 2019

Anyone getting results from a medical assessment or test might be nervous—regardless of their age. Seniors are no exception. Fewer than 1 in 5 take advantage of their annual wellness visit (AWV) benefit, which includes a health risk assessment...

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