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...
Coach Training’s Value – Professional and Personal Interview with Teresa Larsen Julie: Hi Teresa. Could you tell us a little bit about yourself, where you are coaching patients and what your role is? Teresa: I’m a chronic care coordinator for a center for primary care in Augusta, Georgia. We are a large primary care facility. […]
Interview: Jennifer Garvin Julie: Jennifer, can you tell us a little bit about yourself, where you are and what your role is in your clinic or hospital? Jennifer Garvin: Yes, my name is Jennifer, and I am an RN, and have a bachelor’s degree in nursing. I am a RN Clinical Coordinator and Health Coach […]
Help Million Hearts® achieve this important goal by 2020: 70% of eligible patients will participate in a cardiac rehabilitation program. Million Hearts®, a national initiative co-lead by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), has the bold aim of preventing 1 million heart attacks and strokes […]