Evidence-based health and well-being for entire populations.

HRI: A Health Risk Assessment + Intervention

The Pro-Change HRI, a Health Risk Assessment + Intervention includes typical HRA questions, but unlike other HRAs ours uses validated questions to assess readiness to change leading health risks and provides immediate evidence-based, stage-matched feedback about the single most important strategy individuals can use to make progress on that specific behavior. Each time the HRI is taken, feedback is updated to reflect change since the last one and new strategies are offered to promote health and well-being.

The HRI conforms to the “Framework for Patient-Centered Health Risk Assessments: Providing Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Services to Medicare Beneficiaries” developed by the CDC and can be used by clinicians to meet health assessment requirements of the Medicare Annual Visit.

In addition to health risks such as smoking, unhealthy eating, sedentary behavior, depression, poor sleep habits, and ineffective stress management, our evidence-based HRI also assesses:

  • Current health conditions and adherence to United States Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for age and gender appropriate screenings and immunizations
  • Productivity, functioning, well-being, and general health status
  • Language preference, hearing and vision impairments
  • Functional health status for participants age 65 and over including: anxiety, pain, social/emotional support, activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, falls, and dental health
  • Patient’s priority for behavior change

The HRI suggests online and community resources through which participants can learn more about their specific health risks and behaviors. It also provides an overall participant wellness profile and a clinical summary report participants can share with their health care providers.

The assessment, which takes 10-15 minutes to complete, is available in English and Spanish and can be customized. Feedback can be read onscreen or through a printed report.

For clients who license our complete LifeStyle Management Suite, the HRI acts as a gateway into fully-tailored behavior change programs and populates our Clinical Dashboard.

A print-based version of our Health Risk Intervention is available if needed.

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