Pillar 5: Support with Structure – A Roadmap to Success

This week, the Applied Behavioral Science team wraps up sharing insights from Envolve PeopleCare’s Behavioral Science Approach (BSA) and the Five Pillars of Behavior Change Science by diving into Pillar No. 5: Support with Structure. Remember that even though we’ve discussed a different Pillar each week, each one is inter-connected. Keep in mind that the strategies to incorporate the Pillars …

Pillar 4: Empower and Build Self-Efficacy

Pillar 4: Empower and Build Self-Efficacy – Believe to Achieve Lasting Change

Applied Behavior Change Science Team Envolve PeopleCare’s Applied Behavior Change Science (ABS) team is comprised of Allison Grupski, PhD, Allison Rose, MHS, and Jimmy Donovan. Combined, the ABS team brings a wealth of experience in behavior change, clinical psychology, weight management, health promotion and health disparities research, healthcare operations and communications. The ABS team is responsible for maintaining Envolve PeopleCare’s …

Pillar 3: Promote Sustainable Motivation—Understanding the Why Behind Our Behaviors

This week, the Applied Behavioral Science team continues sharing insights from EPC’s Behavioral Science Approach (BSA) and the Five Pillars of Behavior Change Science by diving into Pillar No. 3: Promote Sustainable Motivation. Although we will discuss one Pillar each week, every Pillar is inter-connected. Keep in mind that the strategies to incorporate the Pillars into EPC’s products will vary …

Opportunities and Barriers in Telemedicine: Insights from the 2018 Telemed Leadership Forum

Washington, D.C. (April 4, 2018) – One of the great advantages of telemedicine is in its power to reduce barriers that often come with seeking face-to-face care. For the patient, there’s the financial and time costs of traveling to the office and sitting in the waiting room. For the doctor, there’s the cost of no-shows and limited capacity. Face-to-face care will …

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Is it Time for Your New Year’s ‘Absolution’?

Google searches for words like “diet,” “gym” and “resolutions” generally peak around January 1 (exception in July 2016 due to searches for “Pokemon Go Gym”). The most popular resolutions are eating healthier and exercise (55–74 percent) followed by saving money and better habits, such as sleeping more and stopping smoking. It hasn’t even been two months since our resolutions were …

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How to Better Communicate Health Risks and Improve Health Outcomes: Story-telling for More Impact

St. Louis, MO (January 24, 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 …