Product Updates

ConXus Challenges – Teams

This update includes enhancements to team challenges and provides greater flexibility in defining challenge completion rules based on either participation or results based completion for use within qualifying activities.

ConXus Challenges – Peer Groups

Peer groups allow participants enrolled in personal or individual challenges to share progress with friends, gaining support and motivation through healthy competition. When peer groups are enabled for a challenge, the Peer Group widget will appear on the challenge dashboard.

ConXus Rewards – Improvement Targets

Wellness Improvements Targets extends the incentive design options that can be supported for outcome-based programs. Incentives may now be awarded to participants who do not meet required target levels but have shown significant improvement from a prior program. This offers a reasonable alternative that rewards healthy change for participants at all risk levels.

ConXus Challenges V3

ConXus Challenges V3 includes a new challenge dashboard, as well as simplified tracking, and enhanced progress charts. Challenges currently active will display using the new challenge dashboard, but will otherwise function as before. Challenges not yet started may take full advantage of enhanced features. Your Client Services Consultant will work with you to upgrade your challenge templates and programs.

ConXus Profile 4.1 Health Assessment

ConXus Profile v4.1 provides clients with greater flexibility in program design for the questions to be included in the questionnaire and the results required for biometrics complete. It includes updates to the tobacco use, alcohol use, and blood pressure checkup questions and assessments for compliance with current guidelines. It also introduces new questions related to interaction with a health coach and work-life balance.

Program Management Tools

The Administrator Portal now provides enhanced tools to manage programs. Program configuration information is available for the overall program and for each ConXus module deployed. Images, attachments, and links to external web sites; program information, news, and informational text may be added or updated at any time during the program year.

Wellness Portal: New Themes & Qualifying Activities

In this update, four new themes have been added to the Wellness Portal dashboard to provide more branding options. Qualifying activities have been extended to allow definition of multiple time periods and/or multiple tiers. And the Google Website Translator plugin is now available to provide translation into over 100 languages.

Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication has been added ConXus Direct Health Coaching & Documentation System and ConXus Administrator to provide enhanced security for users with access to bulk personal health information. In addition, for clients who use the ConXus Sign-On Portal for participant registration and logon, new sign-on pages can be added, allowing for custom branding without having to maintain multiple eligibility files.

ConXus Wellness Portal Enhancements

Enhancements to the Wellness Portal include addition of Facebook and Twitter widgets, integration of more pedometer devices and apps into activity challenges, and additional configuration options for program text and graphics.

Report and Screening Enhancements

New in this update is the option for ConXus administrators to schedule reports at daily, weekly, or monthly intervals, in addition to submitting them manually for immediate execution.  Enhancements have been made to Qualifying Activities and Wellness Targets reports and data exports. And the screening tools have been updated to better match the screener’s workflow.

A New Mobile-Web Wellness Portal

The Wellness Portal has gone through a major upgrade to use mobile-web responsive-design technology, which provides an optimized user experience from any PC, tablet, or smartphone. The redesigned wellness portal drives engagement with a personalized dashboard that directs participants to next steps based on health risks, preferences, and program design.

Four New Wellness Challenges

Four new challenges have been added to the ConXus Connections library: Better Bites, Relax and Revive, Sleep Smart, and Maintain—Don’t Gain. Challenges help participants motivate, encourage, and challenge each other to meet health goals and earn rewards.

Back Care Action Plan

PDHI has added Back Care to the ConXus Steps online health action-plan library. ConXus Steps is a suite of personalized action plans that promote behavior change and healthy lifestyle choices. The library now features thirteen health-improvement plans, including all seven of the topics required in the National Committee for Quality Assurance Wellness and Health Promotion Standards: Self-Management Tools (NCQA WHP 7).

ConXus Profile v4.0: Health Assessment

ConXus Profile v4.0 introduces the ability to manage multiple populations through the use of one instrument. Previously, the adult HRA was built to support populations 18 – 64 years. Version 4.0 adds age-specific questions for users over 65 years, which meet The Center for Disease Control and Prevention minimum requirements for a health risk assessment. Version 4.0 also includes the option to add Medicaid-specific questions appropriate for low-income populations.

Health Coaching System Enhancements

This upgrade includes addition of member program attachments that are viewable by the coach and are not visible to the participant and enhancement of the progress note to allow recording of referrals. It also adds support for review and management of qualifying activities and wellness targets, including the administration of exemptions, and addition of an audit log that records coach access to personal health data for members.

Heart Disease Management Action Plan

PDHI has added Heart Disease Management to the ConXus Steps online health action-plan library.ConXus Steps is a suite of personalized action plans that promote behavior change and healthy lifestyle choices…

Wellness Screenings Enhancements

This upgrade includes the addition of a function to copy a screening definition within a program, to reduce the setup time for employer programs with many similar screening events. It also adds support for the recording of referrals and comments made at a screening event and a new participant narrative report, comparing up to two prior results with current data, designed for programs where a full health risk assessment is not in use.

Program and User Administration

Enhancements to the administration tools for managing portal eligibility, employer groups, and user accounts and included in this upgrade. It also provides enhanced capabilities for creating and updating program news and defining referrals.