All services are available at no cost to Butler faculty, staff, as well as spouses if they are enrolled in Butler's group health plan.
Healthy Horizons provides a comprehensive and confidential wellness package free to Butler University faculty and staff. We are conveniently located in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences building in PB 110. Wellness Consults are performed by clinical faculty from the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The Health Screening portion requires you to fast for 10–12 hours before the appointment and will consist of a Body Composition Analysis (weight and body fat percentage), complete Lipid Panel (cholesterol), Blood Glucose (diabetes screening), and Blood Pressure assessment. Our clinical pharmacists will also recommend specific screenings, vaccinations, and preventive strategies to improve your health and reduce chances of developing certain health conditions. Wellness Consults typically take around 45 minutes.
Based on your Wellness Consult results an additional $150 can be obtained through the completion of the following within 12 months after the Wellness Consult:
- If your body mass index (BMI) is 27 m2/kg or more or your hemoglobin A1c is 5.7% or more you will need to complete five health coaching sessions through Healthy Horizons within 12 months after the Wellness Consult.
- If your body mass index (BMI) is less than 27 m2/kg and your hemoglobin A1c is less than 5.7% you will need to:
Complete two health coaching sessions through Healthy Horizons within 12 months after the Wellness Consult OR Complete one health coaching session through Healthy Horizons and complete two Healthy Horizons health education seminars (in person or online [Available March 2, 2015]) within 12 months after the Wellness Consult.
Healthy Horizons offers Health Management programs where our clinical pharmacists can help you manage a variety of health conditions. Our pharmacists can work together with your physician or primary care provider in order to determine the best treatment for you. All laboratory tests are available at no cost to you and results are sent to your physician or primary care provider upon request. In certain circumstances an order from your physician or primary care provider may be required to perform the laboratory test. These services are available to all Butler employees (full or part-time) and spouses.
Health Management and Lab Services
|Diabetes Management:||Blood Glucose, A1c|
|Cholesterol Management:||Total Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, Triglycerides, non-HDL, VLDL|
|Weight Management:||Body Composition and Body Mass Index|
|Nutrition Consults:||Customized dietary plan based on your individual metabolism|
|Blood Pressure and Asthma Management:||Medication review and monitoring|
Additional Lab Tests
|Liver Function Panel
Albumin, Alkaline, Phosphatase, Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT), Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST), Blood Urea Nitrogen, Total Bilirubin, Total Protein
|Basic Metabolic Panel
Blood Urea Nitrogen, Calcium, Chloride, Creatinine, Glucose, Potassium, Sodium, Total Bilirubin, Total Carbon Dioxide
|Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
Albumin, Alkaline Phosphatase, Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT), Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST), Blood Urea Nitrogen, Calcium, Chloride, Creatinine, Glucose, Potassium, Sodium, Total Bilirubin, Total Carbon Dioxide, Total Protein
Healthy Horizons has clinical pharmacists on staff who have expertise in managing diabetes, pre-diabetes, and risk factors for developing diabetes in order to keep you healthy. Meeting with a clinical pharmacist can help you monitor blood sugar levels, suggest dietary recommendations, advise a physical activity program, and answer any questions you have regarding your readings or medications.
We offer a Manage My Medications program to Butler faculty, staff, and spouses. The program offers the opportunity to meet privately with a pharmacist to answer questions regarding your prescription medications and health conditions. The pharmacist may provide recommendations on how to save money on your medications or develop a medication action plan to help you achieve your health-related goals. You and your spouse qualify for the program if you are taking at least one monthly prescription medication for diabetes, high glood pressure, high cholesterol, GERD/heartburn, asthma, anxiety, low thyroid, depressions, or are taking four or more monthly prescriptions.
We can help you quit tobacco! We support Butler faculty and staff to quit tobacco for good. You will meet privately with clinically trained pharmacists to develop a personalized, step-by-step plan to quit tobacco. Our pharmacists will work to help you find key triggers and the best ways to avoid these in the future. They will be available as a support system when you get a craving and help you lead a healthy, tobacco-free life.
Healthy Horizons’ clinical pharmacists can assess your metabolism and lifestyle to develop a customized dietary, nutrition, and weight management plan for you.