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Behavior Change Matters if We Want Healthier Members and a Cost-Effective Industry

St. Louis, MO (December 5, 2017) – Debate swirls around healthcare politics and policy. But there is little or no debate about one thing: Behavior change is the best lever to improve our population’s health and reduce medical costs. From better eating habits and overall nutrition; frequency and intensity of workout activity; and ample, sound sleep, to maintaining doctor visits …

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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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New Grants Support a Deeper Understanding of Health Outcomes

St. Louis, MO (January 27, 2017) – Leaders of the Envolve Center for Health Behavior Change™ weren’t quite sure what to expect when they issued their first call for proposals in September, but they knew exactly what kind of research projects they were hoping to support: those that would further their understanding of health-related behaviors and lead to better health …