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Why Is Self-Reporting Acceptable Within Employee Wellness?

If your organization has an employee wellness program, you likely pay to have biometric screenings performed on your employees by a third party.  Why?  There really is just one answer to this question – it’s because you are concerned that if you allow your employees to self-report their measurements, the answers will be wrong, any analysis [...]

By |September 28th, 2016|Best Practices, Blog|1 Comment

7 Lesser-Known Employee Health Screening Regulations

In the employee health screening industry, compliance is not scrutinized enough by clients in our opinion. Biometric screening vendors are required to “represent & warrant” that they follow all state and federal health screening regulations, but little is done to verify compliance. Some companies find the cost of compliance is not worth it. However, being [...]

By |July 27th, 2016|Blog|2 Comments

CNN’s Fittest States Unintentionally Biased: The Importance of Workforce Data, Part 2

Each year, CNN releases its “Weight of the Union” – a ranking of each of the 50 states by obesity rate. The analysis is based the Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System which is a state based system of health surveys established by the CDC in 1984 and is the largest ongoing telephone health survey [...]

By |June 30th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

CNN’s Fittest Cities Unintentionally Biased: The Importance of Workforce Data, Part 1

On May 23, 2016 CNN released its ranking of the 50 largest metro areas from the fittest to the least fit based on the Annual Fitness Index (AFI) which is compiled by the American College of Sports Medicine. The largest single data source for the AFI is a system of health-related telephone surveys called the [...]

By |June 6th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Onsite Health Diagnostics Joins WELCOA PPN

Coppell, Texas, April, 2016 — Onsite Health Diagnostics has the privilege of joining the WELCOA Premier Providers Network—one of the nation’s most-respected resources for building and sustaining results-oriented workplace wellness programs. WELCOA’s resources help its 5000+ members do this by providing what they need to drive business practices in the right direction with evidence-based science. This [...]

By |April 1st, 2016|News|0 Comments

4 Terrifying Situations of Failed Biometric Screenings: Part 2

We hope you are enjoying these lessons learned. If you aren’t confident that you or your partner have processes in place to safeguard against issues like these, you might find our recommendations with each story helpful. 1. You Did an Onsite Screening, Where!? A large employer in the Mid-West came to us with a story [...]

By |March 8th, 2016|Best Practices, Blog|0 Comments

4 Terrifying Situations of Failed Biometric Screenings: Part 1

When trying to engage employees in your wellness programs, botched biometric screenings are particularly counterproductive. We get it. When clients run to us looking for refuge from bad screening experiences, they usually share their prior horror stories. In the spirit of learning from the mistakes of others, we are passing a few of these anecdotes [...]

By |February 29th, 2016|Best Practices, Blog|0 Comments

Audit Wellness Progress with Data You Have

Performing a Wellness Audit is easy and inexpensive, but there are two concepts that must first be grasped: The direct result of employee wellness initiatives is improved employee population health; the indirect result of employee wellness is lower healthcare claims, usually years later.The bad news is that focusing on claims analysis in the short term [...]

By |January 29th, 2016|Best Practices, Blog|0 Comments

Onsite Health Diagnostics Completes SOC 2 Report

Coppell, Texas, December, 2015 — Onsite Health Diagnostics, a biometric screening and data analysis company, today announced that it has recently completed its Service Organization Controls 2 (SOC 2) examination under AT Section 101, Attest Engagements (AICPA, Professional Standards) that was performed by an independent auditing firm. Completion of the SOC 2 Type II examination [...]

By |December 22nd, 2015|News|0 Comments

TxDOT Selects Onsite Health Diagnostics

Onsite Health Diagnostics proudly announces that Texas Department of Transportation has selected us as their biometric screening and data analytics partner for the next 3 years. We are providing screening access to their workforce of 11,724 people, spread across over 350 locations. We have already begun screening this year and look forward to a long, [...]

By |December 22nd, 2015|News|0 Comments