OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A year after making its health coaching programs more robust, SimplyWell LLC is seeing the difference it's making in helping members improve their health. The changes empowered members to enroll in more in-depth programs based on their specific risk factors.
This allows SimplyWell's certified health coaches to spend more time helping members set SMART goals around the specific risk factor and providing tools and resources tailored to help them achieve those risk reduction benchmarks. Spending more time helping them set realistic health goals and identifying effective strategies for healthy lifestyle change is why 95% of participating members felt the program helped them improve their health.
The adjustments to SimplyWell's coaching programs have produced some great results in the first year.
- 61% of members lowered their glucose level.
- 53% of members lowered their triglycerides.
- 42.4% of members lowered their Body Mass Index or Body Fat Percentage.
"We are thrilled to see the impact our more robust programs are having on the lives of our members," said Elaine Murphy, B.S., R.N., C.H.C., director of clinical strategy at SimplyWell. "In addition to the great health improvements our adjustments have yielded, we are noticing a huge improvement in members' commitment to making lasting lifestyle changes. Of the members who completed a program in the past year, 93% said that our health coaching has motivated them to continue their new healthy lifestyle."
SimplyWell Chief Executive Officer Michael Demman said, "We pride ourselves on providing our members the evidence-based tools and resources they need in order to achieve their long-term health and wellness goals. It's very rewarding to see implementing changes based on research in the field has helped our member's improve their health in just one year."
Our coaching programs are designed around the guidelines developed by organizations such as the National Society of Health Coaches, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Diabetes Association, said Murphy. However, we are dedicated to making sure our programs are continuously evolving to incorporate the latest research in the field so that our members have access to the tools they need to succeed on their wellness journey.
For more information about the coaching programs and SimplyWell, visit www.simplywell.com.
SimplyWell LLC was founded in 1998 by a group of pioneering medical professionals in Omaha, Nebraska, who envisioned improving wellness and workplace productivity, while cutting health care costs. Since that time, our team of health-conscious experts has developed relationships nationwide to effectively integrate employers, physicians and individuals in personal and population wellness.
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