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Mathematica Chooses OHD as Biometric Partner

Onsite Health Diagnostics is pleased to announce a new partnership with Mathematica Policy Research. This relationship will facilitate collection of comprehensive and complex biometric and survey information within behavioral and drug addiction centers throughout the United States. The information collected will be provided to the Mathematica team in order to help evaluate the Primary and Behavioral [...]

By |February 9th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Increased Work Hours = Increased Waistlines

We asked over 20,000 people five simple lifestyle questions and then performed biometric screenings on all of them to measure BMI/Waist, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol & Blood Sugar levels.  Our 3 findings surprised even us. The five questions we asked were: Where do you prefer to exercise when you make the time? a. Local member-based fitness [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

OHD Well Above Average on Data Security & Privacy

Coppell, Texas, December 21, 2016 Because protecting our clients’ information is of paramount importance to Onsite Health Diagnostics, we go above and beyond the requirements of HIPAA/HITECH, hiring outside firms each year to test our systems and processes to ensure they are secure.   In 2016, we hired two of the best in their respective genres. [...]

By |December 21st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Biometric Screenings are What?

Google “What is a biometric screening?” and you’ll get any number of articles that describe biometric screenings as “a measurement of physical attributes such as height, weight, blood pressure and more – that can be taken at a worksite and used as part of a workforce wellness program.” You’ll see test menus and descriptions on [...]

By |November 21st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Point-of-Care “FingerStick” A1c Health Screenings STILL PROHIBITED

Based on the enormous response to our last blog, 7 Lesser-Known Biometric Screening Regulations, it is apparent that several people were still not aware that POINT-OF-CARE “FINGERSTICK” HbA1c SCREENINGS AT THE WORKSITE IS PROHIBITED UNDER FEDERAL REGULATIONS. We thought it would be beneficial to provide everyone with the supporting information we are providing to those [...]

By |August 17th, 2016|Blog, Compliance|0 Comments

Tony Romo is Overweight; Russell Wilson is Clinically Obese. Why BMI for Athletes May Not Be Correct.

Tony Romo recently made headlines due to a picture released with reports that he is overweight. In the picture he was wearing body protection which made Romo’s torso appear more robust than his actual body. The team responded that Mr. Romo is in good shape, and we believe them. Curious on this issue, we decided [...]

By |August 11th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Is Your Wellness Portal ADA Compliant?

People with disabilities make up about one fifth (20%) of the population of the United States. Not all of these people have disabilities that make it difficult for them to access the internet, but a significant portion do. For many public institutions, creating a website that is compliant with Section 508 Accessibility Standards is the [...]

By |July 23rd, 2015|Blog, Compliance|0 Comments

Finger-stick A1c: Compliance Related Documents

Since our first communication regarding point-of-care A1c screenings NOT being compliant with CLIA, we have had dozens of calls with concerned consultants, brokers & large employers, many of whom are now making the correct choice and switching away from fingerstick A1c. The primary point of interest from these calls has been what documentation we can [...]

By |March 23rd, 2015|Blog, Compliance|0 Comments

Feds say “No” to finger-stick A1c: Health Screening Compliance

Afew months ago, my company was engaged in a RFP process for one of our most valued municipal clients of over 3 years. As part of that process, our client asked us to provide pricing for “point of care” (a.k.a. finger-stick) Hemoglobin A1c testing. As we began to explain that, practically speaking, there is no [...]

By |January 27th, 2015|Blog, Compliance|2 Comments