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What’s the Difference Between Health Age and Chronological Age?

August 05, 2020

Health and wellness practitioners consider many measures as they evaluate a person’s health. Biometric measures—such as height, weight, blood pressure, lab results, etc.—can be taken individually to look for and monitor existing conditions, or...

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Wellsource Selected as a Top Health Risk Assessment Vendor for Q3 2020 by Shortlister

July 23, 2020

We are excited to announce that Wellsource has been named a Q3 2020 Top Vendor for Health Risk Assessment (HRA) by Shortlister, the No. 1 marketplace for employers and consultants to find and select providers in the human capital, wellness and...

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How to Use an HRA and Change Readiness Data to Shape Your Wellness Program

July 22, 2020

Have you ever launched a wellness initiative only to see minimal engagement and participation? At Wellsource, this is a common challenge we hear from our clients. Every wellness program is different, but starting with reviewing your population...

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HRAs Provide Direct and Indirect Insights into Social Determinants of Health

July 14, 2020

We all know that data and data analysis are essential to the work of population health. The question is, do you have the data you need to adequately predict and prevent disease? A health risk assessment can give you a lot of insights—both direct...

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The System Usability Scale: Does Your HRA Measure Up?

July 08, 2020

This blog post is from Wellsource Director of Quality Assurance Lauren Smith, whose work centers on the quality of our products through testing, innovation, and paying close attention to processes, product development, hiring, and management of...

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Assessing Wellness Initiatives and Using HRA Data to Adjust

June 30, 2020

How soon is too soon to review population health trends? It’s a valid question. You don’t want to burden your population by administering a health risk assessment (HRA) too frequently, yet an HRA collects valuable information that both informs...

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How an HRA Can Help You Understand Your Population During COVID-19

June 23, 2020

At Wellsource, we’re obviously huge advocates of administering health risk assessments (HRAs) routinely and frequently—and not just because that’s “what we do.” It’s because we fully recognize the benefits to both your organization and your...

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Use HRA Data to Increase Medicaid Engagement

June 17, 2020

Medicaid members represent an incredibly diverse population. With nearly 71 million individuals enrolled, this group ranges from the very young to the elderly, those who are in good health to those living with chronic diseases, full-time workers...

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Using an HRA to Develop a Health Intervention Plan Part Five: Monitoring and Evaluating Your Program

June 08, 2020

This blog post is part 5 in a series exploring the use of an HRA in developing a health intervention plan using research from Wellsource student intern Kori Pitt. In this example program, Kori outlines an example workplace obesity intervention...

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Using an HRA to Develop a Health Intervention Plan Part Four: Implementing Your Program

June 01, 2020

This blog post is part 4 in a series exploring the use of an HRA in developing a health intervention plan using research from Wellsource student intern Kori Pitt. In this example program, Kori outlines an example workplace obesity intervention...

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The Power of Health Risk Assessment Data in SDoH Programs

May 27, 2020

What can we learn about Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) from health risk assessment data? It’s a question that my colleague, Dr. Brittany U. Carter, Health and Research Director at Wellsource, discussed recently in the live webinar, “Social...

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Using an HRA to Develop a Health Intervention Plan Part Three: Planning Your Program

May 26, 2020

This blog post is part 3 in a series exploring the use of an HRA in developing a health intervention plan using research from Wellsource student intern Kori Pitt. In this example program, Kori outlines an example workplace obesity intervention...

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