Envolve Center and Health Plan Test New Approach with Childhood Obesity

Sunflower Health Plan MemberConnections representatives Shannon Bohannon (front), Karen Patterson (middle), and Debbie Weber (back). Sunflower Health Plan MemberConnections representatives Shannon Bohannon (front), Karen Patterson (middle), and Debbie Weber (back). St. Louis, MO (November 9, 2017) – Initial results of research into the use of peer coaches to manage childhood obesity have been so positive that one Centene health plan …

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Envolve Center Research Insights Inform Health Coaching Experience

St. Louis, MO (September 25, 2017) – In one of the few scientific studies to examine perceptions and expectations of health coaches and coaching among people of disparate socioeconomic backgrounds, researchers at the Envolve Center for Health Behavior ChangeTM have discovered both similarities and differences. The findings, to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association …

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Envolve Center Brings Promising Behavior-Based Healthcare Interventions to Light at AHIP National Conferences

St. Louis, MO (September 15, 2017) – Families who deal with inequities or social determinants that challenge their overall wellbeing and quality of life are at a distinct disadvantage when it comes to both getting and staying healthy. When it comes to root-cause unhealthy behaviors, the impact is often intergenerational. Experts have found that behavior-change lifestyle interventions can re-set the …

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Jeremy Corbett, M.D. to Present at 2017 HERO Forum

Chief Health Officer at Envolve PeopleCare will share expertise on health management Farmington, CT (September 1, 2017) – Envolve PeopleCare™ (EPC) announced this week that along with the Patron Level sponsorship, Jeremy Corbett, M.D. will present at the 2017 HERO Forum, Sept. 12-14 in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Corbett, EPC Chief Health Officer, will present at Spark Session, Disrupting Traditional Care …

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Finding Answers to Substance Use Disorders

St. Louis, MO (August 17, 2017) – Research into health behavior change often focuses on the barriers and pitfalls people face when trying to adopt a healthier lifestyle – and how to overcome them. In the search for solutions to substance use disorder and more specifically the opioid overdose epidemic currently facing the U.S., one project at the Envolve Center …

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Envolve Center Joins Industry Leaders at Health Innovation Summit: Envolve PeopleCare CEO Dan Cave to Deliver Keynote

St. Louis, MO (June 20, 2017) – Increasingly, St. Louis is getting noticed as a nucleus of several high-profile Fortune 500 national and international companies, with strengths in agricultural and plant science, cyber security, financial technology, food and nutrition, and medical and human health. On June 28, the Envolve PeopleCare™ president and CEO, Dan Cave, will be representing parent company …

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Envolve Center Researcher Awarded Grant from Center for Diabetes Translational Research

Amy McQueen, assistant professor of medicine at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Center for Diabetes Translational Research to document unmet basic needs and diabetic-related healthcare gaps among Medicaid beneficiaries with Type 2 diabetes. The research, which starts in June 2017, is being conducted in collaboration with the Envolve …

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Envolve Center Leads Collaborative Effort to Reduce Impact of Social Determinants on Health

St. Louis, MO (June 2, 2017) – On May 3, the Envolve Center for Health Behavior Change™ at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, hosted a forum on Social Determinants and Healthcare. View the full recording here. The influence of social determinants on health is a national and global issue. The World Health Organization defines social determinants of health as …

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What’s the Connection? Mental Illness and Diabetes Management in the Medicaid Population

St. Louis, MO (May 4, 2017) – A strong association between mental illness and Type 2 diabetes has already been established in the general population.1 Now, investigators at the Envolve Center for Health Behavior Change™ are hoping to demonstrate a similar connection among Medicaid recipients that could lead to improvements in managing these complex conditions. “Good mental health is critical …

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The Envolve Center’s Social Determinants and Healthcare Forum Puts a Human Face on Real-World Science and Evidence-Based Solutions

St. Louis, MO (April 12, 2017) – The hope, on both sides of any podium, is that a presentation will go beyond just research-speak and, instead, ignite interest with a human face from the stories that fueled the research in the first place; that it will become infectious enough to showcase unique perspectives, spark spirited dialogue and, importantly, engage debate …