Chronic pain, which is often defined as pain that lasts longer than 12 weeks, affects about one in three adults in the US. For many women, chronic pain is a part of normal, everyday life – especially migraines, facial, pelvic and lower back pain. To help manage prolonged pain, doctors have resorted to prescribing opioids, […]
If you have arthritis, not moving may seem like the solution for the pain – but it’s not. This week, The Washington Post published an article about the benefits of exercise for people with arthritis. According to experts quoted in the article, exercise should be part of treatment for most arthritis cases because inactivity increases […]
At the Total Store Expo (TSE) conference, we highlighted how higi is helping retailers successfully embrace a consumer-centric focus – utilizing higi stations as an integrated population health enablement tool that engages and supports consumers on their diverse and various health journeys. While at TSE, higi placed retailers into the role of a consumer, presenting […]
Population health data released by higi sheds light on need for consumers to know their risk for hypertension and have access to convenient healthcare resources CHICAGO – May 17, 2018 – higi, a population health enablement company that makes it easier for people to be their healthiest with free biometric screening stations nationwide, today released […]
At higi, our goal is quite simply to make it easier to be your healthiest. We do that by empowering consumers to measure, track and act on their key biometric health data by providing free access to our 11,000 FDA-cleared self-screening stations across the nation, conveniently located in retail and pharmacy locations. To date, we […]
Did you know the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology updated their blood pressure guidelines? higi has always used the AHA guidelines to classify your results received on the higi Station (for example, grouping your blood pressure as “Normal,” “Elevated” or “High”). We’ve now updated our classifications to align with the AHA’s […]
On Oct. 11 and 12, higi was on hand to help Chicago Marathoners monitor their wellness with a higi Station at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Health & Fitness Expo.