“Patient Empowerment: More Than a Slogan” — Event This Friday

Campaign for Better CareThis Friday morning, Health Care For All, the Massachusetts Campaign for Better Care and the Suffolk University Law School Health and Biomedical Law Concentration will host a forum with policy experts entitled “Patient Empowerment: More Than a Slogan” in order to explore strategies to improve consumer engagement and the quality of care delivered.

WHAT: The “Patient Empowerment: More Than a Slogan” forum featuring a keynote address by Dartmouth Medical School professor and health care innovator, Dr. John Wasson as well as a roundtable discussion with health care experts. Dr. Wasson is the developer of HowsYourHealth.org, a simple, validated patient assessment and feedback tool that’s been shown to increase patient confidence and improve clinical care.

Patient confidence assessments are critical to making payment reform work, and Dr. Wasson will demonstrate how it works.

The roundtable will be moderated by WBUR’s Martha Bebinger and feature health care experts using programs to advance patient engagment, including:

  • Lyn Paget, MPH, Director of Policy and Outreach, Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making
  • Mary Glover, Eastern Massachusetts Clinical Director, Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Mary Neagle, Project Manager, Care Management Program at Mass General Hospital


WHEN: FRIDAY, February 11th – 8:30am-1pm
WHERE: Suffolk University Law School – 120 Tremont Street, Boston

Please RSVP if possible to Jekkie Kim, at jkim@hcfama.org

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