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Supporting Patient Behavior Change: Approaches Used by Primary Care Clinicians Whose Patients Have an Increase in Activation Levels

March 10, 2016

Supporting Patient Behavior Change: Approaches Used by Primary Care Clinicians Whose Patients Have an Increase in Activation Levels

New Study: Most top-performing clinicians used 5 key strategies to support their patients’ behavior change: emphasizing patient ownership of their health, partnering with patients, identifying small steps toward change, scheduling frequent follow-up visits so change can be cheered or problems solved, and showing personal care for patients. Bottom-performing clinicians reported using far fewer of these strategies.  Read the full study.