"I'm actually seeing people shockingly chill about this whole thing, people who were looking for an excuse to cut back on their screenings," says Al Lewis, president of Quizzify, an employee health education vendor based in New York City.
To that end, Quizzify and several other vendors are offering voluntary alternatives that don't involve medical inquiries or medical exams, such as health literacy training, distribution of Fitbits or similar wearables or participation in online health education games.
According to Quizzify's website, doing so "makes screenings/HRAs truly voluntary, and removes your program from EEOC jurisdiction.
([dagger]) Al Lewis is CEO of Quizzify LLC (www.quizzify.com), the leading employee health literacy vendor.
(253.) Only three vendors, It Starts with Me, Sterling Wellness, and Quizzify, are on the record as recommending against annual screens of all employees.
1, 2017) (Disclosure: the author's company, Quizzify, the leading employee health-literacy vendor, also has validation from the Validation Institute.)
In a (very) friendly game between my wife Pat and I on 14 August 1998, I was 'fortunate' enough to play the allowable Chambers-only word QUIZZIFY
on a triple-triple for 419 points (Forwords, NZ Scrabble magazine, Dec 1998).
could net 419 points as you could claim a double letter bonus for the z and a 50 point bonus for using all seven letters.
But top word during play is Quizzify
- meaning to turn something into a quiz.