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...
Interview: Joan Parker, RN, BSN, Ambulatory Clinic Coordinator, Health Coach Amy: Hello Joan, please tell us a bit about yourself and your current position. Joan: I am a registered nurse and health coach. I work at Cornerstone Family Practice located in Guttenberg, Iowa (population 1,840). We are a department of the Guttenberg Municipal Hospital and […]
The Clinical Health Coach is committed to having its trainings meet promised objectives and give value to enrollees. Evaluating both elements is key to continuous improvement. Faculty and staff rely heavily upon this feedback. Results from activity evaluations by the last 764 completing students prepared for the Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association which awards CME/CEU credits […]
Julie: Christy, can you tell us about yourself and in what environment you are using your coaching skills? Christy: I work for Guthrie County Hospitals and Clinics in Stuart, Iowa. I started there about a year and a half ago as the Care Coordinator. We are planning to start a Chronic Care Management program in […]