On July 7, 2016
By David Anderson, Ph.D., chief health officer
On July 1, 2016
When the first health risk assessment was used in a workplace setting more than 30 years ago, the focus was to accurately predict mortality based on an assessment of an individual’s health behaviors and key physiological characteristics. Early assessments were conducted using a paper form at most once a year, and data was almost exclusively for the benefit of employers and population health experts.