Biometric screenings have come a long way from the 1.0 approach. There is growing excitement among researchers, clinicians, and employers as they recognize the importance of screenings as true predictors of preventable chronic conditions. This has created an opportunity for enhanced screening experiences that motivate increased employee engagement. At the same time, some conflicting recommendations have muddied the waters as employers plan screenings. Employers need guidance on which tests are meaningful and actionable.
Each person’s future is profoundly impacted by his or her physical health. Employer-sponsored biometric screenings inform employees of their current physical health status. When the screenings are truly actionable, the results can be used to develop plans that allow employees to reach their best physical health, starting in the present. Because the future doesn’t take place passively, “smart” screenings empower individuals to own their health and shape their own futures.
In this session, the presenters will: