South Kingstown, RI. (October 23, 2014) John Kaegi, Chief Strategist for Healthstat, Inc., and Sara Johnson PhD, Senior Vice President of Research and Product Development for Pro-Change Behavior Systems, Inc., recently published a paper in Employee Benefit News on the “4 Elements of a Well-Designed Wellness Program.”

They state that well-designed wellness programs should include:
1. Assessment and Screening
2. Behavior Change Interventions
3. Engagement Methods
4. Measurement and Evaluation

Specifically highlighted is the value that the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change brings to each of the four areas through Pro-Change’s Health Risk Intervention (Health Risk Assessment plus Intervention), Clinical Dashboard, evidence-based behavior change programs, SMS-tailored text messaging, and aggregate reports.

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