Healthcare Business Weekly Update, March 25, 2019
March 25, 2019  Vol. X, No. 43
Free Download: Health Coaching in 2018: Facilitating Health Behavior Change with Increasing Reliance on Digital Health Technologies

In the face of rising healthcare costs and increasing accountability for population health and quality outcomes, a growing number of healthcare organizations are recruiting health coaches to facilitate actionable, sustainable health behavior change in rising and high-risk populations, across a continuum of delivery platforms. The percentage of healthcare organizations with a health coaching program increased from 70 percent in 2016 to 81 percent in 2018, according to the latest Health Coaching Survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN). Chronic care management, weight management/physical activity and tobacco use are the leading health conditions targeted by health coaching initiatives. A growing number of healthcare organizations are also targeting social determinants of health as part of their health coaching program.

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  1. Large Accountable Care Organizations Committed to Overhauled Medicare Program

  2. CMS Issues New Guidance on State Implementation of Home and Community-Based Services Regulation

  3. Proactive Care Management in a Top-Performing ACO: Closing Quality and Care Gaps in High-Risk, High-Utilization Populations

  4. Physicians' Trust in One Another Is a Care Safety and Quality Issue

  5. 3 Strategies for Combating Physician Burnout

  6. Mailing Colorectal Cancer Screening Kits Found Effective, Regardless of Financial Incentive

  7. Population Health Management: Benchmarks and Metrics

  8. New Chart: What Are the Leading Duties for Health Coaches?

  9. Three Pillars of Health Coaching: Patient Activation, Motivational Interviewing and Positive Psychology

  10. Childhood Adversity Linked to Higher Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Costs in Adulthood

  11. Assessing Social Determinants of Health: Screening Tools, Triage and Workflows to Link High-Risk Patients to Community Services

  12. Data Sharing by Popular Health Apps Is "Routine", Research Finds

  13. Infographic: The Power of Consumer and Lifestyle Data in Healthcare

  14. Do Smartphone Apps Help Kidney Disease Patients Manage Their Disease?

  15. Telehealth & Remote Patient Monitoring in 2018: Virtual Visits Spike, Wearables Wane

  16. A New Vision for Remote Patient Monitoring: Creating Sustainable Financial, Operational and Clinical Outcomes

  17. Medication Access Framework Identifies Opportunities for Quality Measurement to Address Social Determinants of Health

  18. Kaiser Supports Community Health With $22 Million in Grants, Focus on Housing Security

  19. Risky Business? Sharing Data With Entities Not Covered by HIPAA

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