Coaches/Patient Navigators

Coaches/Patient Navigators Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Coaches in health care settings work with patients to make behavior changes and with health care professionals to make process improvements that can lead to better health outcomes. Patient navigators help individuals understand how the health care system works and gain access by removing barriers to health care.

The featured Innovations describe three different programs that utilized coaching to improve health outcomes among different patient populations.

The featured QualityTools provide tools and resources that can help support patient navigation programs and coaches in health care settings.

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