Healthcare Business Weekly Update, December 17, 2018
December 17, 2018  Vol. X, No. 32
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. HHS Seeks Input on Improving Care Coordination and Reducing the Regulatory Burdens of the HIPAA Rules

  2. A Population Health Approach to Dramatically Reduce Heart Disease Risk

  3. Population Health Management: Benchmarks and Metrics

  4. Integrating Amazon Alexa into Healthcare Could Lead to Better Patient Engagement, Increased Patient Compliance

  5. How Conversational AI Will Improve the Standard of Healthcare

  6. Average Outpatient Visit in United States Approaching $500

  7. 3 Embedded Care Coordination Models to Manage Diverse High-Risk, High-Cost Patients Across the Continuum

  8. New Chart: What Are the Leading Tools Used To Improve Post-Acute Care Delivery?

  9. Post-Discharge Home Visits: 5 Pillars to Reduce Readmissions and Engage High-Risk Patients

  10. Concerted Community-Wide Programs Can Make a Measurable Difference in Obesity-Related Behaviors

  11. Innovative Community Health Partnerships: Clinical Alliances to Reduce Health Disparities in Underserved Populations

  12. HIPAA Modernization Needed, Experts Say

  13. Infographic: HIPAA Compliance Checklist & Healthcare Cybersecurity Awareness

  14. Grocery Store Kiosks Give Patients Access to UPMC Care

  15. Case Management Trends: More Care Team Integration; Face-to-Face CM Encounters Edge Out Telephonic

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

  17. Financial Insecurity and Social Isolation Top Challenges Facing Patients

  18. Health Data Explosion Drives Increased Democratization in Healthcare

  19. Increased Motor Activity Linked to Improved Mood

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