J Clin Outcomes Manage
2001 Jun ;8(6):38-42
A disease management program utilizing 'life coaches' for children with asthma
Axelrod RC, Zimbro KS, Chetney RR, Sabol J, Ainsworth VJ
A not-for-profit health care system in Virginia uses “life coaches,” registered nurses who provide assessment, education, and monitoring, to enable self-management by children with asthma and their caregivers. The program has reduced the need for more intensive and higher-cost services.
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