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A valuation or an approximation of value by impartial, properly qualified persons; the process of determining the value of an asset or liability, which entails expert opinion rather than express commercial transactions.


noun appraisement, assessment, computation, determination, estimate, estimated value, estimation, evaluation, examination, fixing a price, measurement, quantification, reckoning, setting a price, setting the value, survey, valuation
Associated concepts: appraisal at actual value, appraisal at estimated value, appraisal at market value, appraisal value
See also: account, appreciation, arbitration, assessment, choice, computation, concept, cost, decision, determination, differentiation, discernment, discretion, discrimination, estimate, estimation, expense, face amount, generalization, idea, inspection, judgment, measurement, par, perception, price, proposal, rating, report, review, value, worth
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Since the health risk appraisal was conducted during the second year, subsequent analyses were performed using only sick leave data from year two.
Healthier People Health Risk Appraisal [C] is an educational tool designed by The Carter Center of Emory University.
The three Priority Health wellness packages are built on comprehensive data integration -- claims history, biometric screenings, health risk appraisals and survey results combined with Priority Health's expert analysis and predictive modeling capabilities -- and are targeted for each employer to gain meaningful results.
HEALTHIER PEOPLE is a health risk appraisal program suitable for use only with adults less than 60 years old who appear to be free of serious illness.
As a result of his own health risk appraisal 10 years ago, MacAllister began exercising and altered his diet considerably.
A health risk appraisal (HRA) is a diagnostic tool and is used to calculate an individual's overall likelihood of future health problems.
In 1995 we re-administered the health risk appraisal to look at the change in health risk from those people over that long period of time," says Deborah Napier, health management director for Xerox.
In the late 1970s, John Raines developed University of Minnesota Health Risk Appraisal (UM-HRA) for the microcomputer.
Included in the Welcare program: health fair screenings, individualized health risk appraisal, educational offerings, newsletter and health care advocate.
Virtually all companies will begin implementing an employee wellness program by conducting a health risk appraisal using a questionnaire, which typically asks workers about their habits, risk factors, current health issues and family history.
82% of respondents offer a health risk appraisal and 59% of the employers that responded offer a biometric screening

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