Health Coach Huddle, April 2012
April 2012 Volume IV, Issue 12

  1. UPMC Health Plan to Offer WebMD Virtual Health Coaching Program

  2. New Table: 4 Ways to Engage Members in Telephonic Case Management

  3. Calls to Smoking Quitline Double After CDC Launches Anti Tobacco Ad Campaign

  4. Survey Finds Increase in Employer-Sponsored Health Improvement Programs

  5. Study Underscores Need for Men to Be Treated for Binge Eating

  6. Exercise Training Can Reduce Depression in Chronically Ill Patients

  7. Meet Health Coach Kathleen Jones: Waking People Up to Their Resources and Potential

  8. Q&A: How Has the Current Economy Impacted the Coaching Relationship?

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: Health Coaching Trends for 2012

  10. Can Reality Programming Help to Prevent Diabetes? Stay Tuned

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