Wendy Lynch

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Reply to [ARCHIVED] Health Literacy to Patient Engagement

Jan. 20, 2015
Thanks for such rich contributions. As I see the emphasis on peer-led support, I am reminded of some of our results about trust. A large majority of consumers report trusting their providers -- almost to (and sometime past) the point of not questioning when they have doubts. Only 6% believed ...

Reply to [ARCHIVED] Health Literacy to Patient Engagement

Jan. 19, 2015
Hello Again, I agree that it is critical that we ask consumers what their preferences are about role. There are certainly wide ranges in preferences -- from people who want the provider alone to make decisions (quite small) to those who say they want full control (still small but miuch ...

Reply to [ARCHIVED] Health Literacy to Patient Engagement

Jan. 18, 2015
Hello Everyone, We're happy to begin the discussion. To share some background, Chris Duke, PhD (another panel member) and I work in the Altarum Center for Consumer Choice in Health Care. We've been doing bi-annual surveys regarding consumer engagement since 2011. To find them, you can go to one of ...

Reply to [ARCHIVED] Health Literacy to Patient Engagement

Jan. 14, 2015
Hello Fellow Panelists and Colleagues, We're looking forward to this discussion and are interested in understand more about how people are viewing the issue of engagement. Our data tell us there are multiple dimensions to being engaged, some of which deal with one's activities outside of the health care system ...


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