Women can take a few simple steps to help achieve a longer, healthier and happier life. ​Quartz’s goal is to help women improve their health and wellness and lower their risk of illness.


Women need different types of care throughout their lives. Below is some information that can help –



Important Health Screenings for Women

Visit your doctor or nurse regularly for a health checkup. They may do different tests or screenings based on your age and health. Below is a table that illustrates the standard screenings and immunizations for women.

Ages:

18 - 20

21 - 25

26 - 44

45 - 49

50 - 64

65+

Screenings for blood pressure, fasting glucose, cholesterol and weight ratio: Body Mass Index (BMI)

X

X

X

X

X

X

Chlamydia Screening (annually)

X

X

 

 

 

 

Colorectal Cancer Screening

  • Colonoscopy (10 years)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy(5 years)
  • FOBT (annually)
  • gFOBT (annually)
  • iFOBT (annually)

 

 

 

X

X

Dental Exam (annually)

X

X

X

X

X

X

Eye Exam (2 years)

X

X

X

X

X

X

Flu Vaccination (annually)

X

X

X

X

X

X

Mammogram (1-2 years)

 

 

 

 

X

X

Office Visit with  your doctor or nurse

X

X

X

X

X

X

Pap Test (annually until 3 negative exams then 2-3 years)

 

X

X

X

X

X

Pneumonia Vaccination (once)

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

Talk to your doctor or nurse

When you visit you doctor or nurse, be sure to review the following subjects  ̶
  • Weight
  • Tobacco use
  • Alcohol use
  • Diabetes: Blood glucose test
  • Depression
  • Thyroid (TSH) testing
  • Skin and mole exam
  • Bone health: Bone mineral density test (starting at age 50) 



Heart and Circulation Health

  • Blood pressure test: At ​every clinic visit
  • Cholesterol test: Start at age 20
  • Screening for Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes – Every three years beginning at age 45,or sooner if symptoms or risk factors indicate

 



Healthy Pregnancy

Are you pregnant or planning to get pregnant? If so, we want to help you have a healthy pregnancy and childbirth.

  • Preparing for pregnancy? Talk to your doctor or nurse before you become pregnant
  • Already pregnant? ​The 9 Months & MoreSM program helps mothers-to-be and new moms. The program helps new moms until the baby is two months old. This program is available to all ​Quartz members who are currently pregnant

Postpartum Checkup – Complete your Postpartum Checkup and earn a $15 gift.




Healthy Lifestyle

A healthy lifestyle is an important part of enjoying life. In 2017, the Fitness FirstSM & More program rewards you with cash for eating right, working out or even taking classes about healthy living. You can earn up to $200 ​in 2017.


For more information about your checkups, visit your Personal Wellness Portal.MyChart link




Questions?

Get in touch with ​Quartz Customer Service by sending a message.MyChart link