Patient Engagement Tip of the Month
Geri Lynn Baumblatt, MA, is the Executive Director of Patient Engagement at Emmi where she oversees the creation of multimedia patient engagement, education, shared decision-making, and behavior change Emmi programs and interactive phone calls. She hosts an annual October Health Literacy Month blog series for Engaging the Patient. She regularly speaks and serves on health literacy and shared decision making panels for organizations like AHRQ, the Institute for Healthcare Advancement, Health Literacy Missouri, and the Center for Plain Language. She also serves as an Editorial Board member for the Journal of Patient Experience. Emmi Solutions works with decision scientists, behavior change experts, patients, and clinicians; they draw on their research and experience to create content that helps patients engage in their care.
Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2016
By Geri Lynn Baumblatt, MA, Executive Director of Patient Engagement, Emmi
One of the most fascinating parts of my job is observing patient focus groups. They’re always interesting, sometimes riveting. Whether the topic is breast or prostate cancer, diabetes medications, chronic pain, or smoking cessation, we often ask the participants:
Would you be interested to join any kind of in-person on online support group or community? >>>
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