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...
Julie Ebeling interviews Amy Lemmons Julie: Hi Amy, can you tell us a little bit about yourself, where your work and your role. Amy: My name is Amy Lemmons. I work with Integrated Health Partners. We are a physician owned organization, a large group of independent providers that hold a membership. We’re NCQA certified membership […]
The United States has problems with oral health. While most Americans’ oral health has improved markedly over 60 years, many millions are left behind and hurting. Today, 130 million Americans, primarily adults, have no dental coverage. Many Americans with coverage find today’s health insurance cost-sharing requirements a prohibitive barrier to care. Medicare provides no dental coverage for […]
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. […]