Motivating Resistant Patients: Influencing
Behaviors to Improve Outcomes


Patients' health behaviors often contribute to the onset of their diseases, and their continued behavior can either help or hinder their progress. Healthcare providers need motivational strategies that respect the individual's state of mind but result in behavior changes that improve the patient's outcomes.

In "Motivating Resistant Patients: Influencing Behaviors to Improve Outcomes," a special report from the Healthcare Intelligence Network, HIN's panel of experts described how their organizations meet the challenges of motivating patients who are resistant to change.

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You'll hear from Rick Botelho, MD, professor of family medicine at the University of Rochester Family Medicine Center, Richard Citrin, PhD, vice president of EAP solutions at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, former vice president of Integrated Care Management, Corphealth Inc. and Barbara Rutkowski, EdD, medical manager, St. Mary’s Managed Care Services on the strategies that their organizations have developed to meet these challenges.

This 40-page report is based on the February 2, 2005 audio conference "Beyond Giving Information & Advice: Motivating Resistant Patients" during which Botelho, Citrin and Rutkowski described their organizations' initiatives and program results.

You'll get details on:

  • A stepped approach to behavior change;
  • Strategies that get through to resistant patients;
  • Sustaining participation;
  • Tips for engaging patients; and
  • Involving patients in change.

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