DALLAS, Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Viverae®, a leader in workplace wellness technology, is proud to announce the expansion of its health coaching services to provide Viverae clients with greater flexibility in how they choose to offer coaching. Available this summer/fall, employers can choose to provide coaching to their entire population, or select a more focused approach to target high-risk and high-cost populations with coaching services that maximize their budget. These additional coaching options also allow employees to benefit from continuous access to qualified health professionals, who can minimize doctor visits and associated costs by suggesting and encouraging healthy behavior changes.
For every step of their journey, members receive the individualized support they need from a dedicated health coach. Research shows that employees who have access to human expertise make better health decisions. Health coaches are trusted advisors, motivators, and lifestyle experts who help employees improve their health in areas such as tobacco cessation, weight and stress management, proper nutrition, and fitness. They can also play a major role in helping manage chronic conditions for identified employees through education and encouragement.
Viverae's expanded coaching services include seven new coaching solutions, each targeting specific employee populations or risk factors:
Built in to the core platform, Core Support allows members to consult with a health coach to ask health- and wellness-related questions and receive continued support throughout their wellness program.
Healthy Lifestyle includes a number of different lifestyle health topics, such as eating healthy, increasing physical activity, effectively managing stress and triggers, and providing support for staying on track. Health coaches promote healthy behavior changes to help members prevent and reduce health risks for a healthier lifestyle.
Focused Care provides support to targeted members with specific risk factors or conditions that drive up healthcare costs.
Chronic diseases can cost millions in insurance claims, absenteeism, and reduced productivity, and they tend to be the most common and preventable health conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. Condition management covers an industry-leading 22 identifiable conditions, and uses dedicated clinicians to engage high-risk and high-cost members in managing their conditions.
"As a wellness provider that prides itself on innovation, we understand the potential that technology brings, but what really drives our decisions is the care of people," said Mike Lamb, president and chief executive officer at Viverae. "By being able to focus wellness dollars and attention on those who need it most, employers can address the specific needs of their employee population and stretch their budgets further."
With 20 years of expertise designing successful workplace wellness programs, Viverae serves more than 600 clients and 1.2 million members throughout the United States. Members can access the Viverae wellness platform through its mobile and web apps.
Viverae is a workplace wellness technology company based in Dallas, Texas. Rooted in care and focused on reducing health risks, our innovative application empowers employers to create cultures of health and well-being. We bring clarity. We inspire. We support. Learn more: www.viverae.com.
Viverae's workplace wellness programs are compliant with Affordable Care Act requirements and applicable law, and National Committee for Quality Assurance and national health advocacy group standards.
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