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    MyHealth by Portage Health is an employee wellness collaboration service offered to businesses.


  • Wellness: It is a choice

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    As an employer, the ROI from educating your employees to make better life-choices comes in the form of:

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    • cost containment of healthcare-related expenses /assets/0/75/80/81/2147483925/01860840-a8b1-4d07-a5a5-b31a8a0181ec.jpg 
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    4 key components

    1. Orientation 
    2. Screenings 
    3. Health Risk Assessment 
    4. Risk Management Engagement 

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    Orientation, marketing and scheduling:

    • Series of introductory meetings with your employees
    • Assistance with employee information material
    • Schedule individual appointments
    • Provide consultation and information

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    Individual screenings:

    • Height, weight, waist circumference
    • Blood pressure
    • Fasting blood glucose
    • Fasting lipid panel
      • Total
      • LDL  
      • HDL  
      • Triglycerides

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    Comprehensive Health Risk Assessment (HRA):

    • Incorporates screening results with lifestyle behavior questionnaire
    • Provides individualized report on current health status including:
      • Indicators on what is working
      • Indicators on areas that can be improved
      • Indicators on specific approaches to improve
    • Health indicator tracking systems
      • Nutrition
      • Activity
      • Weight
      • Blood pressure
    • True Age assessment
    • Osteoporosis risk assessment
    • Health interests/goals
    • Ask the myHealth expert

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    Modifiable Risk Engagement:

    • Engage with employees
    • Consult employees about modifiable risk factors
    • Connect them with resources and educate with improvement options
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    Why Portage Health?

    This program is an affirmation of our mission: To improve the health of our community by providing the highest quality healthcare services.
    As the area’s leading healthcare provider, we have access to the experts and this program is:

    • Supported by a team of healthcare professionals
    • Built by a Fit-Friendly Company (Platinum Status)*
    • Based on several years’ of wellness programming success.

    * Portage Health was awarded Platinum Status by the American Heart Association in July 2011. 


  • What we can do for your company

    myHealth Services

    • Screening registration
    • Onsite screenings/blood draws
    • HRA for each participant
    • Access to online wellness portal
    • Analysis of workplace environment (including recommendations for improvements)
    • 2 Lunch and Learn presentations per year
    • Monthly wellness e-newsletter
    • End-of-year wellness reports

    Additional services

    • Metabolic rate testing
    • Personal training discounts
    • Reduced Fitness Center membership pricing
    • Discounted CPR/first aid course pricing
    • Ergonomic assessments
    • Additional Lunch and Learn presentations
    • Group pricing for Portage Health events


  • Contact

    Joni Erkkila
    Wellness Coordinator

    Phone: (906) 483-1562

    Email: jerkkila@portagehealth.org

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