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Wellness Programs

Member Wellness


Network Health’s member wellness program offers one-on-one support to help you achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Each phone session offers a listening ear to help develop personal wellness goals and make healthy lifestyle changes.

Members are identified for health coaching through health risk assessment completion or specific claims. Our member wellness coordinators compare assessment responses with eligibility criteria to determine which members automatically qualify for the program. Eligible members will receive an introductory letter and a follow-up phone call inviting them to participate in the program.

If you are not contacted, you may still participate in our member wellness program by calling us at 800-236-0208 (TTY 800-947-3529) Monday–Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Member wellness participants receive the following.

  • Convenient and flexible one-on-one personalized appointments over the phone or through email
  • Complete confidentiality —your personal health information will not be shared without your permission
  • Guidance to identify and overcome current obstacles to better manage your health
  • Coaching to create wellness goals and make healthy lifestyle changes

Our member wellness program also guides members who prefer to take their health initiatives into their own hands by providing the following.

  • Self-management booklets on key preventive risks – nutrition, exercise, weight management, tobacco cessation, heart health and emotional health.
  • Online education and tips on ways to stay healthy.
  • Free interactive learning modules on specific health topics from

Contact Us

To learn more about member wellness, call 800-236-0208 (TTY 800-947-3529) Monday–Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Community Workshops

Workshops are available through the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging to teach members how to best manage common symptoms of chronic conditions.

Living Well with Chronic Conditions

This six-week workshop teaches people with the following chronic conditions to manage their health.

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Chronic pain
  • Heart conditions
  • High blood pressure
  • Obesity

What will you learn?

  • Practical ways to deal with pain and fatigue
  • How to plan to achieve your wellness goals
  • Better nutrition and eating habits
  • How to effectively communicate with your doctor and family about your health

To find dates and times for this workshop, click here or call the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging at 608-243-5690.

Healthy Living with Diabetes

This six-week workshop helps people manage their condition. The workshop is led by two trained leaders, one or both of whom have diabetes themselves. 

What will you learn?

  • Techniques for dealing with symptoms, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress and emotional problems such as depression, anger, fear and frustration
  • Appropriate exercises to help improve or maintain your strength and endurance
  • Healthy eating choices and habits
  • Appropriate use of medication
  • How to work more effectively with health care providers

To find dates and times for this workshop, visit the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging's website or call them at 608-243-5690.

Additional Support Groups

Fox Valley Diabetic Education and Support Group

Open to people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes and/or their loved ones. Classes are free and no registration is needed.

Stepping On

This seven-week workshop is for anyone who is at risk or who has had a problem with balance and falling. Stepping On can empower you to carry out healthy behaviors to reduce your risk of falling and increase your quality of life.

What will you learn?

  • Simple and fun ways to improve balance and strength
  • The role vision plays in maintaining balance
  • How medications can contribute to falls
  • Ways to stay safe when out and about in your community
  • What to look for in footwear
  • How to check your home for safety

To find dates and times for this workshop, click here or call the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging at 608-243-5690.

Breathe at Ease

Breathe at Ease is Network Heath’s proactive condition management program designed to help members and participants avoid flare-ups, control symptoms and potentially improve their lung conditions. It’s intended to supplement a physician’s care of chronic bronchitis, emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Breathe at Ease

How does the program work?

  1. Enroll by contacting one of the Breathe at Ease respiratory therapists to schedule an appointment or ask your doctor for a referral to Breathe at Ease.
  2. Schedule and attend a one-on-one appointment with a Breathe at Ease respiratory therapist. You’ll receive an assessment, discuss your health history and develop an action plan. Bring the completed questionnaire and your medications to this appointment.
  3. Schedule monthly follow-up calls with your respiratory therapist. These phone calls help address any concerns as they arise.

Breathe at Ease Locations and Contacts

Robyn West, RRT

  • Ascension St. Elizabeth Hospital
  • 1506 S. Oneida St., Appleton, WI 54915
  • Phone 920-831-1498
  • Email [email protected]
  • Ascension NE Wisconsin St. Elizabeth
  • 500 S. Oakwood Rd, Oshkosh, WI 54904
  • Phone 920-831-1498
  • Email [email protected]
  • Ascension Medical Group at New London
  • 1420 Algoma St., New London, WI 54961
  • Phone 920-831-1498
  • Email [email protected]

Additional Support

Better Breathers – A community-wide support group for people with COPD and other chronic lung diseases. For more information in the Fox Valley call 920-831-1498 or 920-738-2558. Find Better Breathers Groups in Other Areas

Community Resources

The resources and organizations listed on this document are available to members who may need assistance with common socio-economic factors, like Medicaid eligibility, affording basic needs and/or social isolation.

Pregnancy Resources

If you’re pregnant or have a baby under 1 year, Network Health recommends Text4baby, a free service that helps you feel more prepared for motherhood. Text4baby will send you doctor appointment reminders and personalized information on prenatal care, baby’s development, signs of labor, breastfeeding, nutrition and more, directly to your cell phone. It’s easy to sign up and the text messages are FREE, regardless of how many text messages you have in your cellphone plan or even if you don’t have texting in your cellphone plan. To sign up, text BABY (or BEBE for Spanish) to 511411. You can cancel the service at any time by texting STOP (ALTO for Spanish) to 511411. There is also an app, available for download in the Google Play and iTunes stores, which provides additional information about baby’s development, pregnancy, childcare tips and more. You can also sign up and find more information at or on Text4baby’s Facebook page.

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