True patient partnerships are more than good provider strategy, they are a requirement for population health success. Engagement is the foundation. However, activation of positive health behaviors, building self-care skills and inspiring sustained patient accountability is the trifecta. Effective patient engagement and activation do not happen by accident. They require healthcare professionals talented in the art and science of effective patient coaching and communication. The Clinical Health Coach trainings were built in the clinical setting. They were designed to help move patients with … Read More...
When faced with the opportunity to establish a coaching relationship with a new patient, many factors may enter the coach’s mind as they prepare to engage and support the individual patient. What is known about the patient beyond the chronic disease or condition(s) that brought him/her to the coaching environment? How has the patient attempted […]
Health Coaching in the Medical Home