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

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.