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Cultivate MHH Organizations

Behavior change is the "hub of the wheel" for any of wellness, demand management, health promotion, disease prevention or disease management program and determines the "traction" or the ultimate success of any program. This calls for a transformation of organizational culture, from a reactive, case-focused, disease-oriented approach to a proactive, population-based, health-oriented paradigm. This process begins with leadership by example. The development of a MHH organization begins with personal transformation of the leadership group and emanates to others inside and outside of the organization, using a variety of dissemination, implementation and grassroots strategies. This initiation process requires the formation of a MHH leadership group who represent different stakeholders from within the organization (CEO, COO, CFO, Directors of information technology, Directors of Clinical services, trainers and practitioners), and even outside of their organization. The leadership group can also invite a health buddie (family member or friend) to take the MHH online course (up to 20 people in a group) and share their experiences of making a health improvement by exploring deep change. This same process is replicated with the employees of the company, so that they all gain a deeper understanding of the change process through the direct experience of using the online learning process. If they do not have internet access, they can use the mutual aid and self-help guidebook: individually or in small groups, with support of a health buddie and/or health guide (telephonically or in person).

With a greater understanding about the complexity of behavior change, leaders can enhance their stewardship in developing cost-effective, high-touch, high-tech, behavior change programs. Forward-thinking and cutting-edge health care organizations will:

  • Enhance the ROI among existing programs
  • Expand the reach of programs with lower delivery costs
  • Reduce demand on primary and secondary care services
  • Lower health care utilization and avoidable costs
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