Coaching Patients for Successful Self-Management

Published Online: Tuesday, March 22, 2011
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In this video presentation, Tom Bodenheimer, MD, MPH, a physician at San Francisco General Hospital, discusses how to develop an action plan to support healthy behavior change and ensure patients are taking their medications appropriately, and stresses the important of communication and trust between care providers and patients.

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