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: Chalie Meyer Julie: Hi Chalie. I am excited to visit with you today. Could you start by telling me about yourself, where you are from and what your role is? Chalie: I am a clinical health and wellness coach from southeast Iowa. I currently am the only health and wellness coach at Great River […]
Welcome back to Part 2 of our Coaches Corner interview series, featuring Joan Parker from Cornerstone Family Practice in Guttenberg, Iowa. Part 1, published in the April newsletter, discussed their innovative program to reduce hospital readmissions. Please click here to learn more. The Clinical Health Coach training is always interested in sharing how coaching models play out […]
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 […]