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HealthPOWER! Prevention News Summer 2013

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From the Editor—It's July already, but we in the Tar Heel State are enjoying a cool, wet summer, especially in the Piedmont.  Read more...

FEATURE ARTICLE

On Track to Better Health: Veterans and Staff Benefit from "Roadmap to Wellness" at the Central Texas Veterans HCS— An innovative new tool—a roadmap to help Veterans "drive themselves" to their health goals—is helping staff at the Central Texas Veterans HCS optimize the shared medical appointment (SMA) experience.  Read more...

SUMMER SHOWCASE ARTICLES

Patient Education: TEACH for Success Level 3 Evaluation: A Discussion with NCP's Becky Hartt Minor— Becky Hartt Minor, Health Educator with NCP's Veterans Health Education and Information (VHEI) Program, discusses how recent assessments of NCP's TEACH training have demonstrated just how much it's helping VHA staff develop their Veteran-centered communication skills.  Read more...

New Model of Collaboration: Interdisciplinary HPDP Partnerships Set the Pace of Change at the San Francisco VAMC—Ask HPDP Program Manager Dr. Sandra Smeeding and HBC Dr. Stephen Rao about VA's ongoing transformation and they'll explain how exciting it is to be part of a "culture shift."  Read more...

Lasting Impact on Health: Demonstrating the Value of SMAs at the VA Texas Valley Costal Bend HCS—Dr. Shaunice Skidmore says that the recent experience of one patient really typifies the kind of value that shared medical appointments (SMAs) are providing at the VA Texas Valley Costal Bend HCS' Harlingen Outpatient Clinic (HOPC). Read more...

MOVE!® Instructors—Daytona Beach (A Poem)— Read more...

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SUCCESS STORIES

National Telephone Lifestyle Coaching (TLC) Recruitment Competition Winners: Strategies for Success— Read more...

MOVE! Success Stories: Before and After (Pictures)

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