Patient Engagement Strategies: Getting to 'Yes' in Patient Engagement


Alaina Fournier, PhD

Learning Objectives:

  • Define shared decision making and how a health care provider and a patient work together for the best outcome.
  • Understand how to engage patients in their health care decision making and hot to use patient-centered outcome research (PCOR) information tools and resources to help patients understand their treatment options and to explore their own values and preferences.
  • Explain the SHARE approach, a five-step process for shared decision making that includes exploring and comparing the benefits, harms, and risks of each option through meaningful dialog about what matters most to the patient.