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Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Patients and Consumers Use of Evidence
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What patients andconsumers must know about how their providers will be reimbursed in the future. It does not have much to do with how many services you will use.It is all based upon unproven algorithms
The health policy
literature is filled with references to providers, but patients are all
too often left out of the conversation regarding how to best meet their
needs. Growing attention to patient-centered care - with the attendant
need for a better understanding of patient goals, better methods for
engaging patients in their care, and better measures of outcomes that
have meaning for patients - recognizes the moral and practical need to
view patients as the center of the health care system.
The April 2016 issue of Health Affairs, "Patients' And Consumers' Use Of Evidence,"
contains a comprehensive examination of the issues related to engaging
patients more fully in decisions about health care delivery. You are
invited to join us on Thursday, April 7, 2016, at a forum at the W Hotel in Washington, where authors from the issue will discuss their work. Panels will cover:
The Patient Engagement Imperative
How Do We Engage Patients?
Engaging on Price and Quality
Among the confirmed speakers are:
Cindy Brach, Senior Health Policy Researcher at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, on NARRATIVE MATTERS: Even In An Emergency, Doctors Must Make Informed Consent An Informed Choice
Kristin Carman, Vice President, American Institutes for Research, on Understanding An Informed Public's Views On The Role Of Evidence In Making Health Care Decisions
Daniel Dohan, Professor, Health Policy and Social Medicine, University of California San Francisco, on The Importance Of Integrating Narrative Into Health Care Decision Making
Mark Fendrick, Professor, Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, on Value-Based Insurance Design: Improving Adherence Through Shifting Benefit Designs
Steven Findlay, Independent Journalist and Consumer Advocate, and Contributing Editor, Consumer Reports, on ANALYSIS
& COMMENTARY Consumer Interest In Provider Ratings Grows, And
Improved Report Cards And Other Steps Could Accelerate Their Use
Mirjam Garvelink, Postdoctoral Researcher, Research Center of the Chu de Quebec-Université Laval, on AGING
& HEALTH: A Synthesis Of Knowledge About Caregiver Decision-Making
Finds Gaps In Support For Those Who Care For Aging Loved Ones
Jessica Greene, Associate Dean, Research, George Washington University, on Summarized Costs, Placement Of Quality Stars, And Other Online Displays Can Help Consumers Select High-Value Health Plans
Danielle Lavallee, Research Assistant Professor, Division of General Surgery, University of Washington, on Incorporating Patient-Reported Outcomes Into Health Care To Engage Patients And Enhance Care
Marcelo Coca Perraillon, Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, on AGING & HEALTH: Use Of Nursing Home Compare Website Appears Limited By Lack Of Awareness And Initial Mistrust Of The Data
Benjamin Ranard, Graduate Student, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, on Yelp Reviews Of Hospital Care Can Supplement And Inform Traditional Patient Experience Of Care Surveys
Joe Selby, Executive Director, PCORI
Anna Sinaiko, Research Scientist, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, on Examining A Health Care Price Transparency Tool: Who Uses It And How They Shop For Care
Mildred Solomon, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Hastings Center, on ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY The Ethical Imperative And Moral Challenges Of Engaging Patients And The Public With Evidence
Ming Tai-Seale, Senior Scientist, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, on Enhancing Shared Decision Making Through Carefully Designed Interventions That Target Patient And Provider Behavior
Peter Ubel, Associate Director, Health Sector Management and Madge and Dennis T. McLawhorn University Professor, Duke University, on Study Of Physician And Patient Communication Identifies Missed Opportunities To Help Reduce Patient Out-Of-Pocket Spending
John Westfall, Professor of Family Medicine and Director of the High Plains Research Network, University of Colorado, on Reinventing The Wheel Of Medical Evidence: How The Boot Camp Translation Process Is Making Gains
Holly Witteman, Assistant Professor to the Vice Dean of Education and Professional Development, Université Laval, on One-Sided Social Media Comments Influenced Opinions And Intentions About Home Birth: An Experimental Study
Steven Woolf, Director, Center on Society and Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, on VIEWPOINT: Authentic Engagement Of Patients And Communities Can Transform Research, Practice, And Policy
Charlene Wong, Pediatrician, University of Pennsylvania/Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania, on For Third Enrollment Period Marketplaces Expand Decision Support Tools To Assist Consumers
Health Affairs is grateful to PCORI for its support of the content on patients' use of evidence and the event.
Thursday, April 7, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
W Hotel Washington, 515 15th Street, NW Washington, DC (Metro Center)
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