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Online workshop for people with chronic conditions

Nearly half of all adults live with one or more chronic health conditions, such as arthritis, asthma, diabetes, lung disease, heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis but millions struggle to find ways to manage their condition. Our Better Choices, Better Health® program helps. Better Choices, Better Health® (BCBH) is the online version of the internationally recognized Chronic Disease Self Management Program, developed and tested at the Stanford University Patient Education Center.

Download the Better Choices, Better Health® Overview

How you can offer BCBH

With support from sanofi, NCOA made Better Choices, Better Health® available to individuals in all 50 states as part of a one-year national pilot.

Based on the success of the national pilot, several states and agencies involved in the pilot have secured funding and will begin offering online workshops as an ongoing service to their respective populations by joining a national shared workshop implementation.

Under this new fee-based shared workshop implementation plan, each participating state or organization will have its own unique landing page. Additionally, each organization will receive web analytics/traffic information and de-identified participant data reports.

Learn more about the national shared workshop implementation

Better Choices, Better Health® - Diabetes

NCOA is pleased to announce that is has launched a national pilot of the online Diabetes Self-Management Program, named Better Choices, Better Health®–Diabetes (BCBH-Diabetes). Just as with the national pilot of BCBH, the BCBH-Diabetes pilot will allow for you and the populations you serve to access the online workshop. This is a time-limited opportunity, so please help us promote these workshops. You can do so by referring individuals to our BCBH-Diabetes marketing and recruitment site.

Visit our BCBH-Diabetes marketing and recruitment site

Print and distribute a participant recruitment flyer

Download the Better Choices, Better Health®-Diabetes Overview

Better Choices, Better Health® - Arthritis

NCOA has partnered with the Arthritis Foundation to offer the online Arthritis Self-Management Program, name Better Choices, Better Health®–Arthritis (BCBH-Arthritis). With the support of CDC, the Arthritis Foundation has developed a marketing and recruitment site for consumers to enroll in a BCBH-Arthritis online workshop at no charge.

Visit the marketing and recruitment site for BCBH-Arthritis

For more information on how you can offer Better Choices, Better Health® as an ongoing service, please contact Simona Eldridge.

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