Dr. Politi also has a strong focus on community education and outreach. She has a passion for sharing preventative information with community members.
WashU Expert: Politi Advice to the President on ACA. Feb. 8, 2017; Washington University in St. Louis.
WashU Researchers Design Website to Aid in Enrolling for Obamacare. Dec. 3, 2016; Fox 2 News.
WashU Launches Website to Help Sign-Up for Health Plans. Nov. 29, 2016; Fox 2 News.
A Conversation with Mary Politi. Fall 2016; Society of Behavioral Medicine.
Cancer Communication Breakdown. Sept. 22, 2016; Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center.
Another Cost of Smoking: Sky-High Insurance. Sept. 11, 2016; The Conversation.
Contraception Not as Affordable as Health-Care Law Intended. Feb. 3, 2016; Medical Xpress.
Contraception Not as Affordable as Health-Care Law Intended. Feb. 1, 2016; Washington University School of Medicine News Release.
The Essential Do's and Don'ts of Member Onboarding. Jan. 11, 2016; 1 to 1 Media.
Implementation of Shared Decision Making with Low Health Literacy Patients webinar. Dec. 9, 2015; Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
The Importance of Shared Decision Making in Lung Cancer Screening. Oct. 8, 2015; Cancer News in Context blog.
The Less You Know about Health Insurance, the Harder it is to Choose the Right Plan. July 17, 2015; The Conversation.
More Evidence Menopause Symptoms May Affect Overall Wellbeing. July 9, 2015; Fox News Health.
Clarifying Health Insurance Options. July 2, 2015; Institute for Public Health at Washington University blog.
3 Ways to Make Insurance Enrollment Easier. April 7, 2015; Futurity.
Low Levels of Self-Reported Literacy and Numeracy Create Barriers to Obtaining and Using Health Insurance Coverage. Oct. 2014; The Urban Institute Health Reform Monitoring Survey Policy Brief.
Reform Update: Healthcare.gov Needs to Improve Usability, Experts Agree. July 20; 2014; Modern HealthCare.
Shared Decision-Making Critical to Satisfaction for Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy. May 13, 2014; Oncology Times.
Uninsured Face Daunting Challenge in Selecting a Health Plan. Nov 13, 2013; Consumer Affairs.
Uninsured Face Hurdles Choosing Healthcare. Nov. 11, 2013; Washington University School of Medicine News Release.
Scholars Pinpoint Gaps in Consumer Knowledge of Health Insurance Jargon. Oct. 21, 2013; St. Louis Beacon.
Communication Skills Vital to Cancer Conversations. Sept. 2013; American College of Physicians Internist.
The Power of Words: Discussing Decision Making and Prognosis. 2013; American Society of Clinical Oncology 2013 Educational Book.
First PCORI Grants Focus on Involving Patients and Families. June 23, 2012; Modern HealthCare.
Supporting Shared Decisions When Clinical Evidence is Low webinar. Sept. 13, 2011; Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.