Improving the outcomes of disease management by tailoring care to the patient's level of activation.

@article{Hibbard2009ImprovingTO,
  title={Improving the outcomes of disease management by tailoring care to the patient's level of activation.},
  author={Judith H Hibbard and Jessica Greene and Martin Tusler},
  journal={The American journal of managed care},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={353-60}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether an approach that assesses patient capabilities for self-management and then tailors coaching support based on this assessment would be more effective in improving outcomes than the usual disease management approach. STUDY DESIGN A quasi-experimental pre-post design was used, with an intervention group coached with a tailored approach and a control group coached in the usual way. METHODS Data derived from telephonic coaching and from archival utilization data… CONTINUE READING

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