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How To Drive Patient Engagement With Digital Tools

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on May 21, 2019 1:34:00 PM

Getting patients to consistently follow treatment plans, especially when self-management and prevention are major components, is no easy feat. But can we really blame them? We’re expecting patients with chronic disease to develop new skills, knowledge and habits almost overnight.

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Topics: wellness, patient engagement, behavior change, whole person care

Why Your Patients Need Motivational Interviewing

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on May 16, 2019 4:27:00 PM

The more psychologists probe the depths of human behavior, the more we realize how complex the human psyche is. For instance, people act on principles they value and believe, and their choices are also highly motivated by emotions, circumstances, and current mental state. Plus, physiological changes can alter all of the previously mentioned factors.

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Topics: patient engagement, behavior change, emotional wellness, whole person care

First Do No Harm. How To Use Technology To Enhance Human Health

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on May 14, 2019 1:00:00 PM

Humankind is constantly innovating new solutions to old problems - a pen and ink instead of a chisel and stone. We call these innovations technology. Going back as far as recorded history, technology has shaped nations, politics, and the world as we know it today.

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Topics: patient engagement, scaleable healthcare, peer support, patient community, emotional wellness

2 Types Of Patient Education And When And How To Use Them

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on May 10, 2019 11:30:00 AM

Patient education, patient engagement, behavior change are all trending topics in the current healthcare climate. The importance of these topics hinges on two important results integrated delivery networks invest themselves in - improved patient outcomes and lower medical costs.

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Topics: patient engagement, patient community, whole person care, population health

What Do Intrinsic And Extrinsic Motivation Have To Do With Behavior Change

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on Apr 23, 2019 4:28:10 PM

When it comes to behavior change, patients face countless influences - both from within and from without. These external and internal factors create a wide spectrum of challenges in developing better habits.

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Topics: patient engagement, behavior change, emotional wellness, whole person care

The Human Hierarchy Of Needs + Behavior Change: What To Know

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on Apr 18, 2019 2:00:00 PM

Human beings are complex. Not only do we have a physical and emotional side, but all facets of our being are intertwined with each other. The emotional state affects the mental, and the mental influences the physical, and so on and so forth. Psychologists have grappled with these human complexities for centuries, proposing many theories along the way.

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Topics: patient engagement, peer support, patient community, behavior change, emotional wellness, whole person care

How To Treat The Chronic Disease Crisis With Prevention

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on Apr 9, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Among the many crises facing U.S. healthcare, the upward trend of diabetes and chronic disease is a major concern. While healthcare needs to continue treating and addressing diabetes, they also need to address contributing factors with the same vigor.

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Topics: patient engagement, whole person care

What Holds Healthcare Back From Offering Patient Communities

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on Mar 26, 2019 1:25:26 PM

Studies show that people living with chronic conditions benefit from human support in the form of online communities, where they can interact with peers and help each other achieve lasting change. 

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Topics: wellness, patient engagement, healthcare,, scaleable healthcare, peer support, patient community

7 Recommended Ways To Help Clinicians Improve Patient Outcomes

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on Mar 12, 2019 8:02:00 AM

Everyone wants better healthcare outcomes. That’s why millions of dollars are spent each year on medical resources. But are these dollars translating into better healthcare?

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Topics: patient engagement, healthcare,, scaleable healthcare

Where Healthcare Needs To Be 5 Years From Now

Posted by Siobhan Bulfin on Mar 5, 2019 2:37:15 PM

In the United States healthcare spending per capita ranges from 50 to 200 percent higher than in other developed countries. Despite the rise in cost, life expectancy has dropped for three years straight in the U.S. So while healthcare costs are rising, quality of care isn’t necessarily following suit.

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Topics: wellness, patient engagement, scaleable healthcare

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