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Eisenberg Center Conference Series 2015

Engaging Patients in the Uptake, Understanding, and Use of Evidence: Addressing Barriers and Facilitators of Successful Engagement

This conference took place on September 17, 2015, in Houston, Texas. This conference brought together nine nationally prominent experts in patient engagement to address the following topics: 1) understanding patient engagement conceptually and contextually; 2) overcoming barriers to patient engagement; 3) activating facilitators of patient engagement; and 4) presenting case studies of successful interventions for increasing patient engagement.

Publications

The papers presented at the conference were published in Patient Education and Counseling.

Monique D. Cohen, Engaging patients in understanding and using evidence to inform shared decision making, Patient Education and Counseling, Volume 100, Issue 1, January 2017, Pages 2-3, ISSN 0738-3991, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2016.11.013.

Richard L. Street Jr., Robert J. Volk, Lisa Lowenstein, C. Michael Fordis Jr., Engaging patients in the uptake, understanding, and use of evidence: Addressing barriers and facilitators of successful engagement, Patient Education and Counseling, Volume 100, Issue 1, January 2017, Page 4, ISSN 0738-3991, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2016.07.005.

Judith H. Hibbard, Patient activation and the use of information to support informed health decisions, Patient Education and Counseling, Volume 100, Issue 1, January 2017, Pages 5-7, ISSN 0738-3991, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2016.07.006.

Lauren McCormack, Veronica Thomas, Megan A. Lewis, Rima Rudd, Improving low health literacy and patient engagement: A social ecological approach, Patient Education and Counseling, Volume 100, Issue 1, January 2017, Pages 8-13, ISSN 0738-3991, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2016.07.007.

J.S. Blumenthal-Barby, ‘That’s the doctor’s job’: Overcoming patient reluctance to be involved in medical decision making, Patient Education and Counseling, Volume 100, Issue 1, January 2017, Pages 14-17, ISSN 0738-3991, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2016.07.010.

Sarah T. Hawley, Arden M. Morris, Cultural challenges to engaging patients in shared decision making, Patient Education and Counseling, Volume 100, Issue 1, January 2017, Pages 18-24, ISSN 0738-3991, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2016.07.008.

Kristin L. Carman, Thomas A. Workman, Engaging patients and consumers in research evidence: Applying the conceptual model of patient and family engagement, Patient Education and Counseling, Volume 100, Issue 1, January 2017, Pages 25-29, ISSN 0738-3991, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2016.07.009.

Learn more about the presenters by viewing their biosketches.

Presentations

These presentations are available for viewing in video (MP4) and PDF. For help accessing these formats, please visit the Viewers, Players, and Plug-ins page.


SESSION I: Patient Engagement: Roles of Activation, Evidence, and Context

What Patient Engagement Means and Why it Works

Judith H. Hibbard, Dr.P.H.
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

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Patient Engagement and Clinical Evidence

Angela Fagerlin, Ph.D.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

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When Patient Engagement Matters and When it Doesn’t

Sharon G. Frazee, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, Plano, Texas

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SESSION II: Barriers to Patient Engagement

Engaging Patients with Low Health Literacy

Lauren A. McCormack, Ph.D.
Research Triangle Institute, North Carolina

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"That’s the Doctor’s Job": Overcoming Patient Reluctance to be Involved

Jennifer A. Blumenthal-Barby, Ph.D., M.A.
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

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Cultural Challenges to Engaging Patients in Medical Decisionmaking

Sarah T. Hawley, Ph.D., M.P.H.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

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SESSION III: Facilitating Patient Engagement 

Expanding Opportunities and Emerging Experience for Patient Engagement Using Technology

Adriana Arcia, Ph.D., R.N.
Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, New York

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Patient and Family Engagement: A Framework for Developing Interventions and Policies

Kristin L. Carman, Ph.D., M.A., and Thomas A. Workman, Ph.D.
American Institute for Research, Washington, DC

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A Patient’s Perspective for Researchers and Disseminators – Facilitating Patient Engagement

Amye Leong, M.B.A.
Healthy Motivation, Santa Barbara, California

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