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7 Roles of a Clinic-Based Health Coach

To succeed in a value-driven system, healthcare organizations need to shift primary responsibility for health management to the individuals it serves. Clinic-based health coaches can help implement this by providing patients with the necessary tools, skills and resources to help … finish reading 7 Roles of a Clinic-Based Health Coach

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Impact of Tailored Coaching on Patient Activation

Achieving real cost containment or quality improvement is difficult unless patients and consumers become more active, informed and engaged, says Dr. Judith Hibbard, the professor of health policy at the University of Oregon and the developer of PAM, the Patient … finish reading Impact of Tailored Coaching on Patient Activation

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Appreciative Inquiry Health Coaching Tool Addresses Strengths, Not Weaknesses

While all coaching tools are used to help inspire and engage people, appreciative inquiry is particularly effective because it builds on a person’s strengths instead of weaknesses, says Dennis Richling, MD, chief medical and wellness officer for HealthFitness. Too often … finish reading Appreciative Inquiry Health Coaching Tool Addresses Strengths, Not Weaknesses

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Health Coaching Conversation Happens Largely by Telephone: HINfographic

Health coaching is a critical tool in population health management, helping to boost self-management of disease and reduce risk and associated cost across the health continuum, according to the latest e-survey from the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN). And the health … finish reading Health Coaching Conversation Happens Largely by Telephone: HINfographic

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Three Levels of Health Coaches Provide Individualized Engagement

HealthFitness’ integrated health coaching approach aligns individuals with the right coaching service at the right time. Key to their philosophy, explains Dr. Dennis Richling, M.D., chief medical and wellness officer at HealthFitness, is the utilization of three types of professional … finish reading Three Levels of Health Coaches Provide Individualized Engagement

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10 Ways to Strengthen Health Coaching-Physician Collaborations

There’s a “confluence of influences bringing health coaching to the forefront” of healthcare delivery, observes Richard Botelho, MD, professor of family medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Botelho suggests 10 ways to foster successful collaborations between health … finish reading 10 Ways to Strengthen Health Coaching-Physician Collaborations

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Motivational Interviewing Offers 3 Different Communication Styles

A skillful practitioner can shift flexibly among the three different communication styles: directing, following and guiding, as appropriate to the client and situation, explains Dr. Karen Lawson, program director for the health coaching track at the Center for Spirituality and … finish reading Motivational Interviewing Offers 3 Different Communication Styles

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