FAQs About webFCE’s Health Risk Assessments (HRAs) Software
1. What is a health risk assessment (HRA)?
A health risk assessment test uses a combination of questionnaires, vital signs, and anthropometric measurements (weight, height, and circumference) to evaluate an individual’s health risks and overall quality of life.
2. Why are health risk assessments (HRAs) so valuable to employers?
Health risk assessments can help identify risks of comorbidities and chronic conditions or diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and obesity. The results of an HRA can prompt an individual to take steps toward an improved health status and therefore save health care costs for the employer.
3. Why are health risk assessments (HRAs) so valuable to the healthcare industry?
With this quick and simple examination, an HRA can save a workplace and/or insurance carrier money. Chronic illness can be averted, thus preventing the need for more expensive treatment.
4. What makes the health risk assessment (HRA) so beneficial?
Each anthropometric measurement when taken individually can have inherent inaccuracies, but when combined these tests become a powerful tool for an accurate assessment of an individual’s current and future health status.
5. Do health risk assessment (HRA) results support a need for more extensive tests?
Yes. When the HRA indicates significant findings, a medical necessity for further, more extensive diagnostic tests exists.
6. Are health risk assessments (HRAs) currently used and trusted by professionals?
Yes, they are widely utilized in a variety of health and wellness applications. Our HRA is based entirely on a unique combination of peer-reviewed research from reputable medical journals.
7. Who uses health risk assessments (HRAs)?
Health risk assessments are used by:
- Health Plans
- Wellness Centers
- Weight Loss Centers
- Healthcare Professionals
- Health Clubs/Fitness Centers
- Workplace/Corporate Wellness
- Accountable Care Organizations
- Medical Facilities/Hospitals/Urgent Care
8. What factors does a health risk assessment (HRA) address?
A health risk assessment (HRA) addresses:
- Weight loss
- Metabolic capabilities
- Body composition
- Lifestyle habits
- Physical and mental health