Top Behavior Change Tools in Health Coaching
Healthcare Performance Benchmarks
November 27, 2013Vol. III Issue 48

Top Behavior Change Tools
in Health Coaching

Top Behavior Change Tools in Health Coaching This Week's Challenge: Motivational interviewing (MI) is the top behavior change tool being used in health coaching, say 68 percent of healthcare companies that responded to HIN's fourth annual Health Coaching e-survey. We wanted to see which other behavior change tools are being used in health coaching.

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What We Learned: HIN's Health Coaching e-survey documented how more than 150 healthcare organizations use health coaching as well as the financial and clinical outcomes that result. According to the responding companies, the top behavior change tools being used in coaching programs are:

  • MI: 68.1 percent

  • Stages of change: 63.9 percent

  • Self-efficacy: 48.6 percent

  • Social cognitive theory: 31.9 percent

  • Mindfulness: 29.2 percent

  • Health Belief Model: 26.4 percent

  • Positive psychology: 26.4 percent

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2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Health Coaching

Excerpted from 2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Health Coaching, which is HIN's fourth annual collection of data points on health and wellness coaching. This resource presents actionable new data on overall health coaching activity, with the latest metrics on the prevalence of health coaching, program components, delivery methods, preferred behavior change models, coaching case loads, ROI, future programs and more.

© 2013 Healthcare Performance Benchmarks by Healthcare Intelligence Network.
Editor: Jessica Fornarotto,;
Publisher: Melanie Matthews,

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