Category Archives: Self-management Tools

Successful Health Behavior Change

Behavior change is difficult. Whether it is exercising more, eating healthier, or better managing blood pressure, attempts to change health-related behaviors often fail. But some individuals do successfully change a behavior and stick with it for the long term. Extensive research has identified the factors that contribute to sustainable health behavior change, and these best...
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New NCQA Population Health Management Standards

The recently announced National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) 2018 Health Plan Accreditation (HPA) standards and guidelines include a new category: Population Health Management (PHM). PHM combines existing standards, such as wellness and complex case management, with data analytics for identifying population needs, targeting resources to the right individuals, and evaluating the impact...
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PDHI Earns NCQA Certification Again

PDHI has earned certification for the fifth consecutive time from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). As a result, our clients receive automatic credit when undergoing an NCQA accreditation survey. NCQA, a private nonprofit organization, is the most widely-recognized accreditation program in the United States. It conducts a rigorous process to ensure that...
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ConXus Steps: Heart Disease Management Action Plan

PDHI has added Heart Disease Management to the ConXus Steps online health action-plan library. ConXus Steps is a suite of personalized action plans that promote behavior change and healthy lifestyle choices. The library now features twelve health-improvement plans, including all seven of the topics required in the National Committee for Quality Assurance Health Information Products Standards: Self-Management...
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