Premier is committed to the health and well-being of its employees!
The staff at Premier Consulting Associates recently participated in its third annual onsite Biometric Screening and Health Evaluation program provided by Interactive Health.
Employees conveniently registered online, completed a Health Risk Assessment and had their blood drawn in the office. Within 48 hours, they received their results via email so that they could share them with their physician to better manage their health.
A wellness program provides tools and resources to help employees live a longer, healthier life. Components of a wellness program include:
- A Health Evaluation, which is a convenient, comprehensive state-of-the-art blood screening that includes, but is not limited to, identification of cardiovascular disease risks (high cholesterol, high blood pressure) diabetes, liver and kidney disease, anemia, and blood, bone and muscle disease (including certain types of cancer).
- Health Questionnaire
- Blood Pressure Reading
- Venipuncture Blood Draw
A Few Facts…
Did you know that 1 in 3 Americans has Heart Disease?
- Nearly 1 in every 3 Americans has some form of Heart Disease including high blood pressure, coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke and other conditions.
- Cholesterol is recognized as one of the best indicators of Heart Disease.
- Heart Disease accounts for about $1 out of every $6 spent on health care.
- Between 2012 and 2030 the cost of medical care for Heart Disease will rise from $396 billion to $918 billion.
Did you know that 11% of people in the United States age 20 and older have undiagnosed diabetes?
- 35% of the U.S. population age 20 and older are pre-diabetics according to their fasting blood glucose or A1C.
- 34% of adults in the U.S. have Metabolic Syndrome.
- 69% of the U.S. population are overweight or obese; 35% are obese: annual medical spending on overweight and obesity could be as high as $147 billion which would represent almost 10% of the US health expenditures.
Did you know that 1 in 3 US adults has high blood pressure (hypertension)?
- High blood pressure contributes to heart disease, heart attacks and stroke.
- The United States government has determined guidelines to find people that do not have high blood pressure, but are at risk of getting it.