ROCKLEDGE, FL - Health First Health Plans (HFHP) has recently launched an online Healthy Living wellness program as a new benefit for its members. The user-friendly website offers many interactive tools and features designed to offer members personal strategies to improve their health based on their lifestyle, values and preferences. These features include:
An online health assessment that gives personalized feedback on the member's current health status and suggestions for improvement.
Communication with a personal health coach by phone, email or instant message (IM) chat.
Daily activity trackers for nutrition, fitness, pain, stress and more.
Disease management programs for diabetes, COPD, coronary artery disease, asthma and congestive heart failure.
In-depth information and self-directed learning guides on hundreds of health topics.
Online monthly seminars, health challenges, and healthy living programs on specific topics.
Toll-free telephone access to a registered nurse 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for information on home treatment of minor illnesses or injuries, when to call a health professional or go to the hospital, understanding prescription medications, and other health issues.
"By giving our members the tools, information and behavior change strategies they need to improve their health and quality of life, we hope they will feel valued and supported, gain personal empowerment and learn how to make better health care decisions," said HFHP President/CEO Margaret Haney.
HFHP has selected Alere, a leader of personal health support solutions, to manage the online Healthy Living wellness program. The comprehensive program rolled out in August. Members may access the wellness program through their member portal at www.HealthFirstHealthPlans.org.