How to Better Communicate Health Risks and Improve Health Outcomes: Self-Affirmation and Feeling Good

St. Louis, MO (January 17, 2018) – Sometimes decisions about health risks are easy. Administering CPR to save a life makes sense. But sometimes the risks result from behaviors a person is taking or a complicated combination of factors, as with diabetes or a heart attack. How do people think about and respond to these risks? What if you could reduce …

How to Better Communicate Health Risks and Improve Health Outcomes: Probabilities and Proportions

St. Louis, MO (January 10, 2018) – We’re running a three-part blog series about health risks and communication in health, walking through psychological pitfalls, and offering behavioral science solutions. In Part I, we’re starting with numbers. Sometimes decisions about health risks are easy. Administering CPR to save a life makes sense. But sometimes the risks result from behaviors a person is …

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 …

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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Four Ways Traditional Diabetes Management is Antiquated

Farmington, CT (October 24, 2017) – Every 21 seconds, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with diabetes. With this frequency, the amount of Americans affected by this disease has reached 30 million people. Between the direct medical costs associated, and reduced productivity at work, the American Diabetes Association estimated $245 billion is spent annually on managing diabetes. The number of those …

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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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 …