PORTLAND, Ore. July 10, 2022 -- Wellsource, Inc., a leader in high-quality health risk assessments, has received certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for Wellness & Health Promotion: Health Appraisal and Self-Management Tools. Wellsource has earned this certification every year since 2008, the first year NCQA released guidelines for health assessments.
“This certification is an indication of Wellsource’s ongoing commitment to evidence-based, scientifically valid practices,” said Brittany U. Carter, DHSc, MPH, Director of Health and Research at Wellsource. “Our mission is to help people enjoy long, healthy lives, and we take this work seriously. Our products represent the highest standard an HRA can offer.”
NCQA certification is a voluntary process during which the organization reviews a product or service to ensure they meet a standard that demonstrates:
- High levels of performance
- Ability to increase healthy behaviors
- An environment of continuous improvement
“When you work with an NCQA certified vendor, you’re looking to work with the best in terms of quality, standards, and efficacy.” Said Lauren Smith, Director of Technology at Wellsource. “The standards challenge organizations like Wellsource to build comprehensive frameworks for quality improvements, measurement, and performance. Our products are more effective when built with these standards in mind.”
About Wellsource, Inc.
For more than four decades, Wellsource has been personalizing population health by designing innovative Health Risk Assessments that are grounded in modern evidence-based medicine. Wellsource products educate and motivate people on their health concerns, recognizing where they are today and the direction they are heading tomorrow. The Wellcomplete HRA for Workforce, Medicare, and Medicaid populations is used by health plans, wellness organizations, and employers to better predict health risks, inform wellness programs, and reduce avoidable costs. Wellactivate condition-specific assessments are used by healthcare marketers to drive patient acquisition and engagement for service-line growth.
NCQA is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA’s website (ncqa.org) contains information to help consumers, employers and others make more informed health care choices. NCQA can be found online at ncqa.org.
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