Press Release:
Health Coaches: Scoring Big Gains in Disease Management ROI
Press Release
Contact: Melanie Matthews
888-446-3530 phone
mmatthews@hin.com

Manasquan NJ USA -- November 14, 2006: With disease management a hedge against escalating healthcare costs, the health coach is a key player on the team of professionals encouraging health plan members to take charge of their health.

"Health Coaches: Scoring Big Gains in Disease Management ROI" describes how health plans and disease management companies can best utilize health coaches, who encourage members to participate in a personalized plan that complements a physician’s prescribed treatment.

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You'll hear from Danielle Butin, director of health services at Oxford Health Plans, a United Healthcare company; Kerry Little, senior health coach with Duke University Medical Center and Roger Reed, executive vice president, chief health officer at Gordian Health Solutions, on how their organizations have structured their health coaching programs to improve disease management outcomes.

You'll get details on:

  • Motivating and training health coaches;
  • Health coach responsibilities;
  • Keeping members in health coaching programs;
  • Coaching diverse populations; and
  • Coaching for specific diseases.

Health coaches can teach members and patients how to work with their providers to achieve their health-related goals and ultimately improve health status.

The role of health coaches is to get individuals to take responsibility for their own health and to improve their own disease state. In “Health Coaches: Scoring Big Gains in Disease Management ROI,” coaching experts discuss accountability, goal-setting and combining education with coaching. This report will help you define the role of health coaches, the types of responsibilities that they have, ways they can motivate clients and the impact they can have on health status and healthcare costs.

You’ll learn how three organizations have structured their health coaching programs to support patients and members to become more judicious users of healthcare and more active consumers so that they can reach their own health potential.


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