Health Coach Huddle, July 2011
July 2011 Volume IV, Issue 3


  1. New Generation of Health Devices to Serve as Digital Coaches

  2. Motivational Interviewing Reduces Depression, Increases Stroke Survival

  3. New Chart: Top 10 Tactics to Improve Medication Adherence

  4. New App To Help Patients Manage Their Medications

  5. Health Coach Profile: Meet Claudine Reilly

  6. Q&A: How Do E-mail Reminders Affect Behavior Change?
    (open access until July 31.)

  7. MetroHealth Improves Medication Efficiency for Patients, Staff

  8. HealthSounds Podcast: Leveraging Population Health Management To Meet ACO Efficiency Metrics

  9. IncentOne Aligns Incentives to Outcomes for 20 Different Biometric Measurements

  10. Decision-making Blunted in Chronic Marijuana Smokers

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