The Mayo Clinic Health Assessment, available exclusively through Mayo Clinic EmbodyHealth, is a state-of-the-art health assessment that places a unique emphasis on health education and behavior change. Drawing upon health experts in the fields of medicine, epidemiology, health education, behavior change, and web development and design, the Health Assessment provides organizations with an effective tool. WHF analyzes the screening aggregate data with overall health assessment reporting to create dialogue, campaigns, education and support on the "Path to a Healthier You..."
Motivating and sustaining healthy behavior change is the key to improving population health and productivity and controlling healthcare costs. A health risk assessment can lead to health risk reduction. Health behavior research has shown that helping people identify threats to their health facilitates the process of healthy change. This is the goal behind the Mayo Clinic Health Assessment.
The approach goes beyond simple health risk identification and targets key risks for change.