• identify the importance of addressing patient engagement in the management of a patient’s specific health, economic, and cultural needs based on the best available evidence.
    • Why is patient engagement necessary to ensure that patients are better able to manage their specific health conditions?
    • What evidence in the current literature(within the last 5 years) supports the benefit of patient engagement?
  • Explain the potential use and impact of information and communication technology tools needed to improve consumer health literacy for a specific patient population.
    • Consider what type of health care technology modalities are useful to improve consumer health literacy
    • Are there mobile applications, telehealth features, or other technology that can facilitate improving patient care?
  • Evaluate the value and relevance of the technology modalities that may be used to address the needs identified in the patient population assessment.
    • How does each proposed technology modality encourage patient engagement in an ethical, culturally sensitive, and inclusive way?
    • Ensure that your strategies:
      • Promote honest communications.
      • Facilitate sharing only the information you are required and permitted to share.
      • Enable you to make complex medical terms and concepts understandable to your patient and their family regardless of language, abilities, or educational level.
    • Consider how health information exchange and interoperability of technology modalities contribute to their value.
  • Identify innovative strategies for leveraging technology to support quality, ethical, and efficient patient care that is culturally and linguistically appropriate for the identified patient population.
    • Consider how the selected technology impacts the patient in the most efficient way.
    • Is the selected technology culturally and linguistically appropriate?
  • Explain how the proposed strategies will mitigate the risk of adverse outcomes due to inequity in access to patient personal health data and technology modalities.
    • What are potential risks that could lead to adverse outcomes for certain members of the population?
    • How will those risks be mitigated?
    • How have your proposed strategies been used previously to address iniquities and risks?
  • Convey purpose of the assessment narrative in an appropriate tone and style, incorporating supporting evidence and adhering to organizational, professional, and scholarly communication standards.
  • Integrate relevant sources to support assertions, correctly formatting citations and references using APA style.

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