PCORI is pleased to support the April 2016 Health Affairs theme issue on "Patients' and Consumers' Use Of Evidence." On April 7, during a public briefing, PCORI Executive Director Joe Selby, MD, MPH, joined Health Affairs’ Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil to discuss the issue and highlight a number of key articles, including several authored by PCORI awardees.
We are pleased to provide free access to the full versions of the following articles and blogs:
- Understanding An Informed Public’s Views On The Role Of Evidence In Making Health Care Decisions
Kristin Carman, MA, PhD, Member, PCORI Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement & Vice President, American Institutes for Research
- The Importance Of Integrating Narrative Into Health Care Decision Making
Daniel Dohan, PhD, Professor, Health Policy and Social Medicine, University of California San Francisco
- Incorporating Patient-Reported Outcomes Into Health Care To Engage Patients And Enhance Care
Danielle Lavallee, PhD, PharmD, Research Assistant Professor, Division of General Surgery, University of Washington
- Enhancing Shared Decision Making Through Carefully Designed Interventions That Target Patient And Provider Behavior
Ming Tai-Seale, PhD, MPH, Senior Scientist, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute
- Reinventing The Wheel Of Medical Evidence: How The Boot Camp Translation Process Is Making Gains
John Westfall, MD, Professor of Family Medicine and Director of the High Plains Research Network, University of Colorado
- VIEWPOINT: Authentic Engagement Of Patients And Communities Can Transform Research, Practice, And Policy
Steven Woolf, MD, MPH, Director, Center on Society and Health, Virginia Commonwealth University
- People and Places: Shaping Studies To Meet Patients' Needs
Tracy Gnadinger, Associate Editor, HealthAffairs
- Patient-Centered Outcomes Research: Early Evidence From A Burgeoning Field
Bara Vaida, independent journalist in Washington, D.C.
- Patient-Driven Research Will Lead To Better Health
Grayson Norquist, MD, MSPH, Vice-Chair, Emory University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Chief of the Psychiatry Service at Grady Health System, Chair, PCORI Board of Governors,
- Patients Are The New Partners In Reproductive Health Research
Michaela Gonzalez, Patient Stakeholder Representative for “Patient-Centered Support for Contraceptive Decision Making”(My Birth Control), a project of the Program in Woman-Centered Contraception at UCSF.
The April 2016 theme issue offers a comprehensive examination of the issues related to engaging patients more fully in decisions about health care delivery, and provides a number of examples of how researchers hope to provide patients and consumers with better evidence to choose among their health care options. During a series of panels with authors whose papers were featured, several PCORI awardees discussed their work on patient engagement, the roles patients and communities play in research, and the shared decision-making processes between patients and their doctors.
The list of speakers and panelists included:
- Joe V. Selby, MD, MPH
Executive Director, PCORI
- Kristin Carman, MA, PhD
Member, PCORI Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement & Vice President, American Institutes for Research
- Daniel Dohan, PhD (Project Award)
Professor, Health Policy and Social Medicine, University of California San Francisco
- Danielle Lavallee, PhD, PharmD (Project Award)
Research Assistant Professor, Division of General Surgery, University of Washington
- Ming Tai-Seale, PhD, MPH (Project Award)
Senior Scientist, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute
- John Westfall, MD (Project Award, Project Award)
Professor of Family Medicine and Director of the High Plains Research Network, University of Colorado
- Steven Woolf, MD, MPH (Project Award)
Director, Center on Society and Health, Virginia Commonwealth University
You can find more information about the event here.