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).
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.
Self-management tools are available for the following topics:
Easing current discomfort and preventing future injury while strengthening the back
Recognizing heart disease risks and learning how to lower them through heart-healthy choices
Managing moods, recognizing signs of depression, and learning where to find support
Learning the benefits of different types of activity and how to fit activity into a busy day
Controlling blood sugar with better lifestyle choices and stronger support networks
Preparing to quit, surviving quit day, and staying smoke-free
Recognizing diabetes risk factors and learning how to lower them through healthy lifestyle choices
Developing the skills to avoid risky drinking behaviors and to moderate drinking patterns
Promotes financial well-being by developing strategies for spending, saving, and protecting assets
Identifying stressors and taking control of stressful situations and feelings
Shopping for healthy options, preparing healthier meals, and making wise selections when eating out
Making healthier choices in eating habits and increasing the amount and intensity of physical activity
Reducing risks for complications through healthy behaviors and care providers’ support
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.