Pro-Change’s vision is to be the world leader in improving health and well-being by advancing cutting-edge science and offering engaging, evidence-based behavior change solutions through a variety of technologies and partners.
Pro-Change Mission Statement
Pro-Change Behavior Systems, Inc. is committed to helping our partners enhance the health and well-being of individuals and organizations through the scientific development and dissemination of high impact behavior change management programs based on leading theories of behavior change, especially the Transtheoretical Model.
Who we are
Pro-Change, a certified Women’s Business Enterprise, is an internationally recognized behavior change company that partners with wellness companies and institutions to produce award winning programs that are designed to reduce multiple health risk behaviors and to enhance multiple domains of well-being while lowering health care costs and increasing productivity. We bring the most advanced developments in the science of behavior change to our programs.
Principals of Pro-Change have made major breakthroughs in the science and practice of behavior change. Drs. James O. Prochaska and Wayne F. Velicer have been named most-published authors in the field of health psychology.
Our staff of primarily Ph.D.s and M.P.H.s, with strong training in the Transtheoretical Model, focus on using the Model in a broad range of health behaviors, social issues, and organizational change initiatives. Learn more about the Pro-Change staff.
What we can do for you
Partners can integrate Pro-Change’s evidence-based behavior change programs into their larger wellness packages. Together, we can cost-effectively bring state of the science individualized behavior change guidance to each individual in the populations you serve whether they are payors, providers, Accountable Care Organizations, employers, or the government. The flexibility of our software enables customization of programs and delivery in a wide variety of channels, including personal coaching. Aggregate reporting capabilities enable you to summarize and report reduced health care risks, increased productivity, and increases in well-being.
How we do it
Pro-Change’s award-winning, mobile-optimized programs are designed for entire populations and are uniquely tailored to each individual, resulting in high participation and high impact rates.
At the heart of each Pro-Change system are detailed research databases. These databases guide our work and let us track which strategies have worked best in specific populations so we can tailor our programs to be effective. More than anything else, this body of field-tested data sets us apart from other companies. The quality of evidence that goes into Pro-Change programs is unparalleled.
Our partner, Healthways, Inc., describes us this way:
We believe that Pro-Change demonstrates the value of technological innovation, the significant results that can be accomplished through effective collaboration between government, business, and the private sector, and how credible research can enhance quality and cost savings.
Brian Thomas, Quality Health Solutions Founder & CEO has stated:
Pro-Change’s research and development leadership and expertise in the field of behavior change has afforded Quality Health Solutions the opportunity to bring the maximum amount of science to bear on major health and lifestyle-related behavior choices in entire populations. With our partnership of over 10 years, Quality Health Solutions’ award-winning wellness programs have gained a reputation for offering scientifically validated assessments and interventions that enhance the health and productivity of our client populations.
See a list of our other partners and clients.
1.Covert, J. & Sattersten, T. (2009, March). Learning from Heroes. Harvard Business Review, p 24.