The “Tipping Points” project studies how health coaches may affect the health and wellness of patients with multiple chronic diseases. The new health coaching program will augment regular medical care, including positive affect interventions designed to help patients set their own life goals.
This pragmatic cluster randomized clinical trial (RCT) will evaluate the
comparative effectiveness of two approached to preventing destabilization
(“tipping points”) that lead to unplanned hospitalization and increased disability.
The RCT will compare outcomes of patients randomized to either a:
Jonathan Tobin, PhD, Clinical Directors Network (CDN)
Mary Charlson, MD, Weill-Cornell Medicine
Nivedita Mohanty, MD, AllianceChicago
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
Erie Family Health Centers, Friend Family Health Center
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