How to Communicate Effectively and Influence Healthy Behavior Change
In a recent study conducted by the Centene Center for Health Transformation, family members with a child enrolled in Medicaid who were eligible for a pediatric obesity program shared their preferences on coaching communication channels that would increase member engagement and help promote healthy lifestyle change. Top responses include mailed and emailed content with child-friendly recipes or healthy food substitution tips, text messaging support and appointment reminders, and in-person visits to review tailored health information.
The study, “A formative study to understand perspectives of families eligible for a pediatric obesity program: a qualitative study,” also examined some of the top barriers members face in starting and maintaining a health program. To learn more from the published article, click here: https://bit.ly/2UQV1C2.
About The Centene Center for Health Transformation
The Centene Center for Health Transformation™ is a community-corporate-academic healthcare partnership that advances life-centric health research to improve lives so that communities can thrive. For more information regarding the Centene Center for Health Transformation, visit https://www.centenecenter.wustl.edu.