Category Archives: Health Risk Assessment

mHealth: My Mobile Wish List. Fourth in a series…

Health care is both broad and deep, and while there is extensive expertise and many smart thinkers in the fields of medicine and management, the sector has definitely been behind the curve when it comes to incorporating the power of new innovations … Continue reading

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What has The Prevention Plan Done for Me?

I am now into my third year on The Prevention Plan, as good a time as any to provide you with an update of my progress. My Personal Prevention Plan now contains three years of Health Risk Assessment, Labs and … Continue reading

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News Coverage of The Prevention Plan Sold at Sam’s Club

The announcement that Sam’s Club is selling The Prevention Plan received a lot of news coverage, here is just some of it…. Getting options to the individual consumer so they can take control of their own health is the future.

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American Heart Month and Cholesterol

So do you know what your cholesterol levels are?  Or the difference between LDL and HDL? Well here’s a video to watch for American Heart Month.  If you don’t know your numbers, you may want to get them checked out. … Continue reading

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Year 3 on The Prevention Plan – an Update

So I’ve now entered year three of The Prevention Plan. As with all of us at U.S. Preventive Medicine, I have until January 31 to complete the registration, Health Risk Appraisal (HRA) and lab and biometric screening. Last week I … Continue reading

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The Prevention Plan Sold Through Sam’s Club – Correcting Some Misconceptions

With the announcement this past week of the sale of The Prevention Plan through Sam’s Club and the significant interest this created on national television (see USPM in the News on the right to view some of the coverage), print … Continue reading

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My Health Screening at Sam’s Club

This past weekend I went through the free health screening at Sam’s Club.  It was very well done. After completing 3 short forms, I had my blood pressure checked, BMI and percent body fat at one station and then at … Continue reading

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Selecting a Company for Your Prevention Program – Be Careful when Looking at Data (Column 7)

While I’ve been focusing on outcomes from prevention/wellness programs. I took an opportunity to search the web and get a feel for some of the data being posted. As discussed in column 5, one should be careful when looking at … Continue reading

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Selecting a Company for Your Prevention Program – Outcomes from The Prevention Plan (Column 6)

In the last post, I discussed some of the outcomes one should look for when selecting a prevention program for your employees.  Drs. Ron Loeppke, Dee Edington and Sami Beg recently published a study titled Impact of The Prevention Plan … Continue reading

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Selecting a Company for Your Prevention Program – Looking for Outcomes (Column 5)

Ultimately any company looking to invest in the health and well being of their employees through a prevention program will want to know if the program achieved worthwhile results. There are many different ways companies in this field report their … Continue reading

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