Modifying Patients’ Behaviors to Optimize Disease Management Outcomes

You know the scenarios….An asthma sufferer who forgets to pack an inhaler or the coronary artery disease patient who can’t resist late-night snacking…One of the greatest roadblocks to effective disease management is getting patients to comply with doctors’ orders.

By using a combination of technology and psychology, healthcare providers, health plan administrators and employers can work to modify patients’ behaviors to optimize disease management outcomes. But to be successful, these programs require active patient engagement that emphasizes self-care, self-monitoring, and self-education. In short, programs that empower and motivate members to participate in their own healthcare. But how do you get patients to invest in themselves?

In “Modifying Patients’ Behaviors to Optimize Disease Management Outcomes,” you’ll get results-oriented strategies that healthcare organizations can use to bring about the appropriate attitude and behavior adjustment in patients to improve health status.

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In this 59-page report, you'll hear from Richard Citrin, former vice president of health and productivity at Corphealth Inc., Gregg Lehman, former president and CEO, Gordian Health Solutions, Dr. Michael Montijo, senior vice president, government relations at Healthways, Fred Navarro, president and founder, PATH Institute, Dr. Scott Smith, vice president and chief medical officer, First Health and Sean Sullivan, president and CEO, Institute for Health and Productivity Management on theories, application and results of behavior modification and patient engagement strategies.

You will get details on:

  • Effective tools for behavior modification;
  • Using technology to impact behaviors;
  • Getting physicians on board with disease management programs to help effectiveness of programs;
  • Recruiting patients into disease management programs;
  • Patient profiles that indicate a willingness to change; and
  • The real story on incentives.
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