Quality Health Matters
News and Updates for Employer Groups
June 21, 2018
Healthy Employees are Better Employees

Our QCARE health and wellness programs offer tools to help your employees stay healthy or manage a chronic illness. This means improved health and lower healthcare costs for all! Programs are led by an in-house Medical Director and a team of registered nurses. Learn more about QCARE.

A self-scoring Health Risk Assessment gives employees a snapshot of their current health and indicates if they are at Low, Moderate, or High Risk for developing health problems. Also included are links to more information on common conditions. Sign in to My Account at QualChoice.com and click on QCARE Health Management Programs.

New Shingles Vaccine
For older adults, QualChoice now covers the new shingles vaccine, Shingrix. The CDC recommends that healthy adults ages 50 and older get the Shingrix vaccine, which provides more protection than Zostavax. The vaccine is given in two doses, 2 to 6 months apart. Zostavax is still in use for some people ages 60 and older.
Breast Cancer Screening Reminder
All women age 50 and older should get a mammogram to screen for breast cancer at least once every two years. Some women should start getting mammograms at age 40. Learn more.
Health Tips on QualChoice.com
  • Summer Safety Tips and First Aid Summer is a great time to enjoy outdoor activities - but it can also bring minor injuries. Keep the whole family safe and healthy while enjoying the summer fun. Watch out for common summer problems:
  • Family Fitness for Summer Time off from the school routine is good, but it can lead to unhealthy changes. Help your kids stay fit by making it a family affair, with activities you can all do together.
  • Stopping Tobacco: Make a Quit Plan Quitting is tough, but being prepared boosts your chances of success. Build a quit plan to get ready and find out what to expect along the way.
QuicRewards Spotlight
This month's featured reward for QualChoice members is special savings from  Nutrisystem. QualChoice members receive 40% OFF each order.

Visit QualChoice.com to see all QuicRewards offers from leading Arkansas health-related companies.
Updated Forms
To make sure you are using current QualChoice forms, please download from the Employer Forms page at QualChoice.com each time you need to use one.
In the Media
Susan Jones shares tips with Today's THV on how to help your kids stay fit by making it a family affair.

View all Health Tips here

In the Community
Project Fresh Start is an annual event that provides thousands of disadvantaged students free school supplies for the new school year.

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