Engagement Strategies in Health and Disease Management: Best Practices for Boosting Participation
More employers are finding disease management to be clinically beneficial to patients, but it's extremely difficult to prove the financial return on investment (ROI) of your program. Convincing patients to enroll-and stay engaged-is the most important step you can take to improve your chances of success. It's critical that your disease management program operate as efficiently as possible and achieve high participation and retention rates, improved outcomes, and lower costs and utilization in order to prove its worth. Otherwise, you may risk program termination by unconvinced clients or employers. Real-world advice and customizable tools . . . all in one book Engagement Strategies in Health and Disease Management provides practical strategies for maximizing the effectiveness of health and disease management programs. You'll find case studies of successful outreach and retention strategies, as well as tools to help improve your program's enrollment efforts. Edited by acclaimed health and disease management specialist Robin Foust, BS, PAHM, this book is the go-to resource for anyone who needs proven strategies to boost participation and avoid HIPAA violations. The success of health and disease management programs relies heavily on the group of patients enrolled. If you don't know your target population's needs and what approach it will respond to, your program will have little chance at success. Even the best programs can fail due to faulty outreach efforts Once programs enroll patients, it's critical to keep them fully engaged. In other words, patients must adhere to lifestyle, medication, preventive care, and other treatment strategies. Programs must build positive relationships with patients to encourage retention and long-term quality and outcome gains.
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