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Interactive Health Unveils Comprehensive Wellness Program In Response To Health Care Reform Mandates

CHICAGO, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactive Health, a leader in outcomes-based health management programs, today announced a new comprehensive wellness solution, Healthy Triumph.  Healthy Triumph supports employers as they respond to health care reform mandates specific to wellness and preventive care. The new program focuses on early detection of health risks, while enabling employers to reward their employees for proactive health management. Healthy Triumph uses clinical measurements coupled with healthy activities to create a personalized health action plan designed to meet the unique needs of each individual.

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"Health care reform mandates will effectively allow employers to provide for health care premium differentials up to 30 percent for employees who do not meet specified health goals and up to 50 percent where health goals include elimination of tobacco use," said Joseph O'Brien, President and CEO of Interactive Health. "It is to everyone's advantage – the employee and the employer – to pursue healthy behaviors and achieve health improvement goals."

Personalized Program Features

The new offering expands preventive screenings so employee's risks are detected at the earliest possible stage. Interactive Health's Smart Testing is customized based on the results of the participant's biometric screening and health questionnaire.  For example, employees with test results indicating a high glucose level will automatically (using the same vial of blood) have a Hemoglobin A1c test to provide evidence as to whether the individual is pre-diabetic or diabetic.

Connecting individuals to appropriate care is integral to the program. Within 48 hours of the health evaluation, Interactive Health's physicians and health coaches contact all participants with critical health issues and assist them with contacting a physician for appropriate follow up care. In addition, masters-degreed health coaches begin immediate outreach to individuals with newly discovered health issues and those with the following conditions:  metabolic syndrome, pre-diabetes, diabetes, elevated cholesterol and hypertension. Interactive Health also helps bring together employee support networks, including primary care physicians, along with employer and community resources to help individuals manage their health.

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