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Returning Study Results

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A sub-group of the Research Innovations Work Group to study the landscape of information, guidelines, principles and resources around the subject of returning study results to participants, evaluate existing tools and/or develop common tools and promote collaboration across PCORnet, the national RIC and beyond.
The scope of this group is limited to the process of returning final study results to participants and not the return of individual study results to participants.

Annotation: Improving Collaboration among Health Communication, Health Education

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    Mina Baqai

    This discussion paper published by the National Academy of Medicine on July 10, 2017, provides a call-to-action for health communication, health education, and health literacy practitioners to work together to enhance human health, improve health outcomes, and reduce health disparities.


    • Goal: Understand/enhance health communication¬† to improve human health, health outcomes, and reduce health disparities
      • Health communication: there is an implication that for folks to better perceive health, health communications needs to be refined for the audience
        • This involves individuals, the vulnerable populations, communities, and other health communication stakeholders
        • Examples of mass communication of health information to patients and public gets misconstrued
      • Health Literacy: the ability for individuals to understand health information in order to make informed decisions about their healthcare
        • Recent models have advised that there should be a multidimensional description accompanied with a definition
        • Health literacy aims to redefine the complexities and individual level skill set
      • Health Education: Assisting individuals to adopt a healthier lifestyle and improve quality of life for folks with a pre-existing health condition
        • Focused on changing behavior at a variety of different settings including schools, health care institutions, and communities
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