Medication Safety LAN Event: July 2018

Topic: Changing the Conversation around Medication Use: Understanding and Promoting the Factors that Influence Positive Behavior

Date: Wednesday, July 112018


This Medication Safety Learning and Action Network (LAN) Event was open to beneficiaries, families, healthcare providers, practitioners, partners, and Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organizations.

Call Summary:

This Medication Safety Learning and Action Network (LAN) Event featured both patient and healthcare professional speakers who explored best and promising practices around medication-taking behavior. Topics included how to identify factors that affect medication-taking behavior, how language can be used to support a positive patient-provider relationship, and strategies to promote best practices. This event addressed gaps in the discussion about the importance of using collaborative, person-centered language to encourage positive health behaviors, such as taking medications. Watch the recording to learn more!

Click here for the event flyer.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify factors that may impact a patient’s decisions about taking medication
  • Learn how language can support patient-provider collaboration around medication use
  • Describe examples of person-centered and strength-based strategies to communicate about medication use for patient understanding and empowerment

Slides & Recorded Presentation:

Meet the Speakers:

Randy Fenninger, JD
CEO, National Blood Clot Alliance

Jane Dickinson RN, PhD, CDE
Program Director and Faculty – Master of Science in Diabetes Education and Management Program
Teachers College Columbia University

Crystal Michael

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