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Using health coaches to help patients manage chronic disease

Burger, Susan PhD, RN, CNE

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000577960.57843.d2
Feature: PATIENT-CENTERED CARE
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Abstract: This exploratory pilot study analyzed the transition to a new patient-centered care team model at three separate clinical sites of an urban community health center. The findings provide insights from both providers and health coaches on benefits and barriers of this new model.

This exploratory pilot study analyzed the transition to a new patient-centered care team model at three separate clinical sites of an urban community health center. The findings provide insights from both providers and health coaches on benefits and barriers of this new model.

Susan Burger is an assistant professor and coordinator of the EdD in Nursing Education program at Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, Conn.

The author has disclosed no financial relationships related to this article.

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