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Top 5 Most Common Questions About Health Risk Assessments

August 13, 2019

We get asked a lot of questions about Health Risk Assessments (HRAs), which makes sense. After all, Wellsource created the first computerized HRA. We’ve come a long way since 1972 when our founder, Dr. Don Hall, wrote the first algebraic equation...

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4 Ways to Increase Health Risk Assessment Completion Rates

August 06, 2019

A health risk assessment (HRA) is an excellent tool to provide your population because it helps direct your wellness offerings, such as health plan benefits like vision coverage or nutrition counseling, and office wellness perks such as...

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The Importance of Self-Reported Data In Crafting Wellness Programs

August 01, 2019

This blog post was written by Brittany U. Carter, DHSc, MPH, Director of Health and Research at Wellsource

Workplace wellness programs are on the rise, with almost half of all employers offering some type of health promotion or wellness program...

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3 Easy Ways to Boost Wellness

July 30, 2019

After reviewing their Health Risk Assessment (HRA) results, it’s likely that members of your population will be interested in boosting their wellness. For some, the improvements they need to make may necessitate an overhaul of their diet, a...

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Which Generation Benefits the Most from a Health Risk Assessment?

July 25, 2019

Offering a Health Risk Assessment (HRA) to your population has a lot of benefits. However, knowing which demographic will benefit more from HRAs can be difficult to pinpoint.

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The Top 3 Benefits of Health Risk Assessments

July 23, 2019

Consider this. Only one in five individuals routinely get a yearly physical with their primary care provider.

As a health and wellness professional, you need to maintain a sense of where your population’s health lies in order to ensure you’re...

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Loma Linda University Names Dr. Don Hall Alumnus of the Year

July 01, 2019

On June 16, 2019, Loma Linda University (LLU) named our founder, Dr. Don Hall, Alumnus of the Year as part of the Conferring of Degrees for the School of Public Health, and the Wellsource team couldn’t be prouder.

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Tips to Manage Your Population’s Weight and LDL Cholesterol

June 25, 2019

A significant portion of your population likely needs to lose weight and lower LDL cholesterol levels. Maybe you do, too. Managing populations who are overweight and have high LDL cholesterol isn’t new. When we first wrote this blog post in 2010,...

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A Culture of Wellness Inspires Health Habits

June 18, 2019

Walk 15 minutes to and from the bus each day. Log your activity in your office fitness tracking program. Earn a reward for being active. A fitness program can be that simple. But if you want to excel at wellness, you need to step things up a...

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NCQA Health Assessment Focuses on Quality

June 03, 2019

Unless you’re into art, you likely don’t know about Tilman Kriesel. He’s a third generation art collector. But not just any art. His grandfather’s collection included classical modern and German expressionism pieces by Pablo Picasso, Fernand...

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10 Strategies to Improve Mental Health in Workforce Populations

May 21, 2019

It’s clear that American adults are experiencing psychological distress. Two out of five employees (42%) have been diagnosed with a mental health disorder such as depression and anxiety, according to a recent Harris Poll. Job stress is estimated...

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Defining Real-World Data and Operationalizing it for Personalized Medicine Applications

May 10, 2019
Dr. Brittany U. Carter, Wellsource Director of Health & Research

This article was written by Dr. Brittany U. Carter, Wellsource Director of Health & Research, and was originally published in the May 2019 issue of Care Analytics News.


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