HealthySteps by WorkWell helps companies plan for the future by investing in the health of their employees, giving them a chance to compensate for rising health care costs and an aging workforce.. Risk identification and early intervention are key to managing workforce health care, and the WorkWell Prevention Team engages and challenges employees by analyzing their current health status and charting a course for health enhancement. To find out how to bring HealthySteps to your workplace, call 864-675-4601.
HealthySteps risk reduction program options include:
- Ongoing, on-site care provided by a nurse practitioner.We can provide continuity, ongoing medical care and follow up. The nurse practitioner will provide care for both acute and chronic illness, provide educational support, diagnostic procedures, referrals, and medication management.
- Individualized health coaching sessions. Health navigators work with your employees to focus, direct, educate, and create individual health goals
- Specialized high-risk counseling. For specialized risk reduction programming or health program optimization, counseling may include a registered dietitian, nurse practitioner, physician, ersonal trainer, ergonomist or other specialized health educator.
- Periodic blood chemistry testing. Blood chemistries can be drawn either on site or at WorkWell Occupational Health. Chemistry panels will be customized based on individual need and provided at appropriate intervals for monitoring, positive feedback, and course correction.
- Quarterly health education classes. We can teach health classes on-site, emphasizing areas of group interest, aggregate risk appraisal and special need, with topics ranging from Heart Healthy Eating to Medical Consumerism.
- Focused Incentive Programs. To target the special needs of a particular employee population, programs combine health education, physical activity, and friendly team competition. The result is improved individual and group health, enhanced productivity, and a stronger team.
- HealthySteps Challenge. The year-long program focuses on three to six core behaviors identified by health risk appraisal data. Challenges include adding 30 minutes of aerobic exercise three times per week, eating recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables, and abstaining from tobacco products. We award points for participation and accomplishments.