Published on in Vol 21, No 8 (2019): August

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/12483, first published .
Patient Commitment to Health (PACT-Health) in the Heart Failure Population: A Focus Group Study of an Active Communication Framework for Patient-Centered Health Behavior Change

Patient Commitment to Health (PACT-Health) in the Heart Failure Population: A Focus Group Study of an Active Communication Framework for Patient-Centered Health Behavior Change

Patient Commitment to Health (PACT-Health) in the Heart Failure Population: A Focus Group Study of an Active Communication Framework for Patient-Centered Health Behavior Change

Daniella Meeker 1, PhD;  Jordan Goldberg 2, BA;  Katherine K Kim 3, PhD, MPH, MBA;  Desi Peneva 4, MS;  Hugo De Oliveira Campos 5;  Ross Maclean 4, MD;  Van Selby 6, MD;  Jason N Doctor 7, PhD

1 Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina , Columbia, SC, US

2 stickK.com , New York City, NY, US

3 Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, University of California Davis , Sacramento, CA, US

4 Precision Health Economics , Los Angeles, CA, US

5 Kaiser Permanente , Oakland, CA, US

6 Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco , San Francisco, CA, US

7 Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, University of Southern California , Los Angeles, CA, US

Corresponding Author:

  • Jason N Doctor, PhD
  • Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics
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