Health screenings for employees

75% of medical costs come from largely preventable diseases including cancer, hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease. These chronic conditions are often not being properly detected and diagnosed.

UCHealth Healthy Hearts team offers customizable on-site health screenings to promote adult wellness for your employees. The biometric screenings are on-site and include:

  • Lipid panel (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides)
  • Blood glucose
  • Blood pressure
  • BMI and waist circumference
  • Personalized heart, stroke, and diabetes risk assessments
Permission form: adult wellness

Adult Wellness - Healthy Hearts Program at UCHealth

Benefits to your company

  • Multi-day on-site screenings available
  • Convenient for employees to increase participation
  • Reduce employees’ medical costs and missed work
  • Identify current health risks within your organization and provide early intervention of chronic conditions
  • Customizable aggregate reports

Benefits to your employees

  • You stay with the same health screener through the entire screening
    • We don’t believe in “herding” you station to station
    • Allows you to feel more comfortable to ask questions regarding your screening results and health that can lead to better lifestyle choices
  • Less painful and time consuming than a traditional blood draw
  • Results can be uploaded into Epic (patient medical records) for your health care provider and self to view
  • Receive referral to Lifestyle Health or other services

>>View/download this information sheet about workplace biometric screening

83% of adults screened by Healthy Hearts plan to make a positive change to their nutrition and 67% plan to increase their level of activity.

Results and testimonials

The assessments and screening can reduce healthcare costs by decreasing the number of medical claims for preventable diseases. This can also decrease employee absenteeism which, in turn, increases productivity. 73% of those who participated in their workplace adult wellness program stated that it was effective in improving the health of the employees. In addition, 52% responded that offering adult wellness programs is effective in reducing the health care costs of their workplace (2014 Alere).

Here’s what companies have said about working with Healthy Hearts:

  • “Your staff was prompt, respectful, pleasant, efficient and informative and our members appreciated the convenience and speed with which their screening occurred.  It was just an overall perfect experience.” (Woodward Governor)
  • “Your organization of the event along with the resourcefulness of your staff was priceless from an administrative viewpoint.  Thank you for making this event so flawless.” (Woodward Governor)
  • “I was immensely impressed!! They were here promptly at 6:30 am and set up quickly and were ready to go ahead of time. They brought excellent patient education materials. They treated our employees with respect, compassion, friendliness professionalism and care. They did patient education about cholesterol, blood pressure, stroke awareness and diabetes and with only a finger stick and results in about 10 minutes. They appropriately referred employees back to me or to their Primary Care Physician, if indicated. They cleaned up after themselves when they were completed. I cannot say enough about how glad I am we partnered with Healthy Hearts. I would highly recommend their services to anyone looking for wellness screening and patient education.”  (Dion, Senior Occupational Health Nurse at State Farm)
  • “Healthy Hearts offers high quality screenings with the best customer experience and satisfaction from a partner we have seen yet at PSD. They are professional and passionate about what they do and provide a high level of care to every age group.” (Ashley, PSD)


“I have not been to see a doctor in quite a while. The convenience of your services really encouraged me to stop by and it was the best decision I’ve made in a long time. You went over my numbers in a way that made sense and I really appreciate that. It did not feel rushed. My screener took the time to explain everything with me. You were not robots, but genuine people.” (Thompson School District employee)
  • Healthy Hearts received a $5,000 grant from WISH to provide adult biometric screenings for Thompson School District staff and their families.
  • WISH is a giving circle formed by a group of local women, working with Poudre
    Valley Hospital and Medical Center of the Rockies Foundation, to educate,
    empower and inspire women philanthropists by supporting the health needs of
    our community through UCHealth programs, partnerships and services provided
    in Larimer County.

Get more healthy hearts information from our Health Library

UCHealth partners with StayWell Solutions, a leader in medical informatics, to bring you the most current and complete health information. Visit our health library for information about conditions, treatments, tests, and healthy living.

Blood pressure:What is High Blood Pressure?

Diabetes:Facts About Diabetes.”

Exercise recommendations:Exercise Your Way to a Healthy Heart.”

Heart attack:Recognizing a Heart Attack or Angina

Nutrition and fish oil:
How to Make Heart-healthy Food Choices.”
Eating Heart-healthy Foods.”

Stroke:What is a Stroke?

Triglycerides:The Truth About Triglycerides.”

Cholesterol results:Understanding Your Cholesterol Numbers.”

Frequently asked questions

What is a biometric screening and why should I sign up for one?
  • It is a great way to get a snapshot of your current health and compare it over time.
  • Get personalized health coaching and identify ways to maintain or improve health.
  • Find out within 15 minutes the following results:
    • Lipid panel (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides, total cholesterol/HDL ratio)
    • Blood glucose
    • Blood pressure
    • BMI and waist circumference
    • Personalized heart, stroke and diabetes assessments
How do I sign up for my biometric screening appointment?

Your employer will send a link to an online sign up and you may schedule your appointment online.

How can I cancel or reschedule my appointment?

If you need to cancel or reschedule, please remove your name from the sign up as soon as possible and reschedule to another date.

Do I have other options if I cannot attend an onsite biometric screening?

Yes. Schedule an appointment at the Healthy Hearts office at the Medical Center of the Rockies. Please contact

What do I need to do to prepare for my biometric screening appointment?
  • Please fast for 8-10 hours before your appointment. Do not eat or drink anything except water.
    • If fasting is not possible, valuable information is still gained by doing the cholesterol screening. If not fasting, screening results should not be greater than 20% of recommended values.
  • Take your medications prescribed by your doctor as you normally would.
  • Drink plenty of water before your appointment to stay hydrated.
How will my blood be drawn?

A quick finger stick will be used to draw blood and will be analyzed within 90 seconds of testing.

Are results from finger stick as accurate as laboratory results?

Yes. As a screening tool, a variation of results is acceptable.

>>Find out more about variations in lipid values

How long will my biometric screening take?

Your biometric screening, including explanation of results, will take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. You will receive your finger stick results onsite.

Can I sign up for additional testing?

Yes. Please refer to our Optional Tests for Purchase handout for test descriptions and pricing.