2012-09-04 18:31:04 - HealthFitness will describe its three-tiered "coaching across the continuum" integrated health coaching model during a September 20, 2012 webinar from the Healthcare Intelligence Network.
SEA GIRT, NJ, USA, August 30, 2012 --- A unique blend of lifestyle intervention and condition management, HealthFitness's integrated coaching model spans the health risk continuum --- addressing not only the needs of individuals who would benefit from lifestyle and health behavior change, but also offering a coaching approach for the management of chronic illness.
During a September 20, 2012 webinar, "Integrated Health Coaching: The Next Generation in Health Behavior Change Management," HealthFitness will share the key features of its integrated health coaching program, from participant assessment and assignment to one of three coaching levels to the program's impact and ROI.
The 45-minute webinar, scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Eastern time, is sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.
Learn more about
achieving behavior change with integrated health coaching at: www.hin.com/cgi-local/link/news/pl.cgi?ihc
* Scheduled Speakers: Kelly Merriman, HealthFitness' vice president of service delivery and Dr. Dennis Richling, chief medical and wellness officer at HealthFitness
* Conference Focus: The three levels of health coaching within the integrated health coaching model and how individuals are assigned to each level; the health risk factors and predictive modeling algorithm used to determine a person's eligibility for coaching; how coaches can maximize the interactions between patients and their primary care and specialist physicians to address the health needs of coaching clients; health coaching tools to achieve engagement, behavior change and condition management, including motivational interviewing, positive psychology, appreciative inquiry and stages of change; and the key metrics used to evaluate the health coaching model and program effectiveness and results from the program.
* Webinar Formats: 45-minute live webinar on September 20, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern, including Q&A; "On-Demand" replay available September 24, 2012; 45-minute training DVD or CD-ROM with printed transcript available October 11, 2012. Participants may add an on-demand, DVD or CD to their live session registration to share with colleagues.
Learn more about achieving behavior change with integrated health coaching at: www.hin.com/cgi-local/link/news/pl.cgi?ihc
QUOTE ATTRIBUTABLE TO MELANIE MATTHEWS, HIN EXECUTIVE VP AND COO:
"HealthFitness's continuum approach to health coaching is in tandem with the industry's population health management movement that expands the focus from high-risk, high-cost members only to patients and health plan members that are healthy or facing only low to medium health risks."
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