Self-Management Tools

ConXus Steps self-management tools promote health improvement through gradual behavior change and better lifestyle choices. ConXus Steps has received Wellness and Health Promotion (WHP) 7 Certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

Components

ConXus Steps self-management tools are based on reliable research that shows that people can change bad habits to good ones. These tools help participants to:

  • Set realistic goals toward better health that fit their lifestyle
  • Overcome barriers to reaching these goals
  • Track progress toward each goal, transforming small changes into healthy habits
  • Locate people, organizations, and information that can provide consistent support
  • Feel motivated, by awarding incentive points for completing each activity within an action plan

ConXus Steps incorporates videos from the Healthwise®® Video Library. These brief (1 to 2 minute) animated and expert-hosted videos use plain language with action-focused, decision-based content. All videos display closed captioning.

Topics

Self-management tools are available for the following topics:

Back Care Action PlanBack Care
Easing current discomfort and preventing future injury while strengthening the back
Action Plans-Heart Disease PreventionHeart Disease Prevention
Recognizing heart disease risks and learning how to lower them through heart-healthy choices
Action Plans-DepressionDepression
Managing moods, recognizing signs of depression, and learning where to find support
Action Plans-Physical ActivityPhysical Activity
Learning the benefits of different types of activity and how to fit activity into a busy day
Action Plans-Diabetes ManagementDiabetes Management
Controlling blood sugar with better lifestyle choices and stronger support networks
Action Plans-Quitting SmokingQuitting Smoking
Preparing to quit, surviving quit day, and staying smoke-free
Action Plans-Diabetes PreventionDiabetes Prevention
Recognizing diabetes risk factors and learning how to lower them through healthy lifestyle choices
Action Plans-Risky DrinkingRisky Drinking
Developing the skills to avoid risky drinking behaviors and to moderate drinking patterns
Action Plans-Financial WellnessFinancial Wellness
Promotes financial well-being by developing strategies for spending, saving, and protecting assets
Action Plans-Stress ManagementStress Management
Identifying stressors and taking control of stressful situations and feelings
Action Plans-Healthy EatingHealthy Eating
Shopping for healthy options, preparing healthier meals, and making wise selections when eating out
Action Plans-Weight ManagementWeight Management
Making healthier choices in eating habits and increasing the amount and intensity of physical activity
Action Plans-Heart Disease ManagementHeart Disease Management
Reducing risks for complications through healthy behaviors and care providers’ support


Management Reporting

Client administrators run self-service reports at the Administrator Portal. Reports showing participation and progress can be defined by service level, date range, and employer group or subgroup.