1. Politi MC, Yen RW, Elwyn G, Kurien, N., Czerwinski, S.G., Schubbe, D., Saunders, C.H., Durand, M-A (2019). Encounter decision aids can prompt breast cancer surgery cost discussions: Analysis of recorded consultations. Medical Decision Making. Preprint available here.
  2. Politi, M.C., Lee, C.N., Philpott-Streiff, S.E., Foraker, R. Olsen, M.A., Merrill, C., Tao, Y. & Myckatyn, T.M. (2019). A randomized controlled trial evaluating the BREASTChoice tool for personalized decision support about breast reconstruction after mastectomy. Annals of Surgery. DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003444. Epub ahead of print.
  3. Myckatyn, T & Politi, M.C. (2019). Discussion: Decline in Racial Disparities in Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Analysis from 1998 to 2014. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 143(6):1571-1572. PMID: 31136469. DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000005612
  4. Murray-Torres, T.M., Casarella, A., Bollini, M., Wallace, F., Avidan, M. & Politi, M.C.* (2019). Anesthesiology Control Tower: Feasibility Assessment to Support Translation (ACT-FAST)- a mixed methods study of a novel telemedicine-based support system for the operating room. JMIR Human Factors, 6(2):e12155.
  5. Santosa, K.B., Keane, A.M., Politi, M.C. & Snyder-Warwick, A.K. (2018). Facial animation surgery for longstanding facial palsy: Opportunities for shared decision making. JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. DOI: 10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0930
  6. Chi, J.J., Rosenberg, A., Hahn, S., Piccirillo, J., Politi, M.C., Kallogjeri, D. & Kukuljan, S. (2018). Patient Concerns About Nasal Reconstruction After Mohs Surgery and Implications for Shared Decision Making. JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, 144(12), 1180-1181. PMID: 30267057 doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2368
  7. Grabinski, V., Myckatyn, T., M., Lee, C.N., Philpott-Streiff, S., & Politi, M.C. (2018). Importance of Shared Decision-Making for Vulnerable Populations: Examples from Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction. Health Equity, 2(1), 1-5. PMC6167005
  8. Tipirneni, R., Politi, M.C., Kullgren, J.T., Kieffer, E., Goold, S.D. & Scherer, A.M. (2018). Association of health insurance literacy and avoidance of health care services due to cost. JAMA Network Open, 1(7):e184796. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.4796 PMCID: PMC6324372
  9. George, N., Grant, R., James, A., Mir, N. & Politi, M.C. (2018). Burden Associated with Selecting and Using Health Insurance to Manage Care Costs: Results of a Qualitative Study of Non-Elderly Cancer Survivors. Medical Care Research and Review. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077558718820232
  10. George, N., Liapakis, A., Korenblat, K.M., Li, T., Roth, D., Yee, J., Fowler, K.J., Howard, L., Liu, J., & Politi, M.C. (2019). A Patient Decision Support Tool for Hepatitis C Virus and CKD Treatment. Kidney Medicine. doi: 10.1016/j.xkme.2019.06.003 Epub ahead of print.
  11. Politi MC, Barker AR, O’Leary C, Webb D, Barker MR. Facilitating Health Insurance Enrollment and Decisions Support: Lessons Learned from Five Years of Open Enrollment in Missouri. NEJM Catalyst. Aug. 22, 2018.
  12. Zhao J, Mir N, Ackermann N, Kaphingst KA, & Politi MC. Dissemination of a Web-Based Tool for Supporting Health Insurance Plan Decisions (Show Me Health Plans): Cross-Sectional Observational Study. J Med Internet Res 2018;20(6):e209. DOI: 10.2196/jmir.9829.
  13. Politi MC, Shacham E, Barker AR, George N, Mir N, Philpott S, Liu J, & Peters E. A Comparison Between Subjective and Objective Methods of Predicting Health Care Expenses to Support Consumers’ Health Insurance Plan Choice. MDM Policy & Practice; 2018 Jun 18: 1-8.
  14. Pathak S, George N, Monti D, Robinson K, Politi MC. Evaluating Adaptation of a Cancer Clinical Trial Decision Aid for Rural Cancer Patients: A Mixed-Methods
    Approach. J Cancer Educ. 2018 Jun 3. doi: 10.1007/s13187-018-1377-x. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29862441.
  15. Politi MC, George N, Li T, Korenblat KM, Fowler KJ, Ho C, Liapakis A, Roth D, & Yee J. (2018). Project HELP: A study protocol to pilot test a shared-decision making tool about treatment options for patients with Hepatitis C and Chronic Kidney Disease. BMC Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 4:55. PMCID: PMC5822614.
  16. Smith KT, Monti D, Mir N, Peters E, Tipirneni R & Politi MC. (2018). Access is Necessary but Not Sufficient: Factors Influencing Delay and Avoidance of Healthcare Services. Medical Decision Making Policy and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1177/2381468318760298.
  17. Edward J, Mir N, Monti D, Shacham E & Politi MC. (2018). Exploring Characteristics and Health Care Utilization Trends among Individuals who fall in the Health Insurance Assistance Gap in a Medicaid Non-expansion State. Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1177/1527154418759312. NIHMS: 965014.
  18. Durand MA, Yen RW, O’Malley JO, Politi MC, Dhage S, … Crayton, E., Jackson, S. et al. (2018). What Matters Most: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial of breast cancer surgery encounter decision aids across socioeconomic strata. BMC Public Health, 18: 241. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5109-2.
  19. Fuzzell LN, LaJoie AS, Smith KT, Philpott SE, Jones KM, & Politi MC. (2018). Parents’ adherence to pediatric health and safety guidelines: Importance of patient-provider relationships. Patient Education and Counseling. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2018.05.003.
  20. Murray-Torres T., Wallace F., Bollini M., Avidan M. & Politi M.C. Anesthesiology Control Tower: Feasibility Assessment to Support Translation (ACT-FAST) – a feasibility study protocol. BMC Pilot and Feasibility Studies.2018; 4:38. DOI 10.1186/s40814-018-0233-4.
  21. Hasak J.M., Myckatyn T.M., Grabinski V.F., Philphot S.E., Parikh P., Politi M.C. Stakeholders’ Perspectives on Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction: Recognizing Ways to Improve Shared Decision Making. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open. 2017 Nov 13. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000001569.
  22. Politi, M.C., Jones K.M. & Philpott S.E. The Role of Patient Engagement in Addressing Parents’ Perceptions About Immunizations. 2017 Jun 22. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.7168
  23. Philpott S.E., Witteman H.O., Jones K.M., Sonderman D.S., Julien A.S., & Politi M.C. Clinical Trainees’ Responses to Parents Who Question Evidence-based Recommendations. Patient Educ Couns. 2017 Sep;100(9):1701-1708. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2017.05.002. Epub 2017 May 2.
  24. Politi MC, Kuzemchak MD, Liu J, Barker AR, Peters E., … & Philpott SE. Show Me Health Plans: Using a decision aid to improve decisions in the federal health insurance marketplace. Medical Decision Making Policy and Practice. 2016 Nov 18; 1:1-11.
  25. Politi MC, Estlund A, Milne A, Buckel CM, Peipert JF, & Madden T. Barriers and facilitators to implementing a patient-centered model of contraceptive provision in community health centers. Contraception and Reproductive Medicine. 2016 Nov 8; 1:21.
  26. Housten AJ, Furtado K, Kaphingst KA, Kebodeaux C, McBride T, Cusanno B, & Politi MC. Stakeholders’ perceptions of ways to support decisions about health insurance marketplace enrollment: a qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research. 2016 Nov 8; 16:634.
  27. Politi MC, Kuzemchak MD, Kaphingst KA, Perkins H, Liu J, Byrne MM. Decision Aids Can Support Cancer Clinical Trials Decisions: Results of a Randomized Trial.
    Oncologist. 2016 Aug 10. pii: theoncologist.2016-0068. PubMed PMID: 27511904.
  28. Samson P, Waters EA, Meyers B, Politi MC. Shared Decision Making and Effective Risk Communication in the High-Risk Patient With Operable Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun;101(6):2049-52. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.02.086. PubMed PMID: 27211932.
  29. Seo J, Goodman MS, Politi M, Blanchard M, Kaphingst KA. Effect of Health Literacy on Decision-Making Preferences among Medically Underserved Patients. Med Decis Making. 2016 May;36(4):550-6. doi: 10.1177/0272989X16632197. PubMed PMID: 26902737.
  30. Politi MC, Barker AR, Kaphingst KA, McBride T, Shacham E, Kebodeaux CS. Show Me My Health Plans: a study protocol of a randomized trial testing a decision support tool for the federal health insurance marketplace in Missouri. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Feb 16;16:55. doi: 10.1186/s12913-016-1314-9. PubMed PMID: 26880251; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4754978.
  31. Politi M.C., Sonfield A. & Madden T. Addressing Challenges to Implementation of the Contraceptive Coverage Guarantee of the Affordable Care Act. JAMA. 2016 Feb 16;315(7):653-4. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.0204.
  32. Gillies K, Cotton SC, Brehaut JC, Politi MC, Skea Z. Decision aids for people considering taking part in clinical trials. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD009736. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009736.pub2.
  33. Madden, T., Cortez, S., Kuzemchak, M, Kapingst K.A., & Politi M.C. Accuracy of Information about the Intrauterine Device on the Internet. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Apr;214(4):499.e1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.10.928. Epub 2015 Nov 4.
  34. Politi, M.C. (2015). Stories of Medical Decision Making: Helping Patients and Clinicians Manage Uncertainty during Clinical Care. Medical Decision Making, Web-Only Essay. DOI: 10.1177/0272989X15597223
  35. Furtado, K., Kaphingst, K.A., Perkins, H. & Politi, M.C. (2015). Health Insurance Information-Seeking Behaviors Among the Uninsured. Journal of Health Communication, 1-11.
  36. Politi, MC, Kaphingst, KA, Liu, J., Perkins, H, Furtado, K., Kreuter, M.K., Shacham, E. & McBride, T. (2015). A Randomized Trial Examining Three Strategies for Supporting Health Insurance Decisions Among the Uninsured. Med Decis Making. 2016 Oct;36(7):911-22. doi: 10.1177/0272989X15578635. Epub 2015 Apr 3.
  37. Politi MC, Adsul P, Kuzemchak M, Zeuner R, Frosch D (2015). Clinicians’ Perceptions of Digital vs. Paper-Based Decision Support Interventions. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 21(2), 175-179.
  38. Zeuner, R., Frosch, D.L., Kuzemchak, M.D. & Politi, M.C. (2014). Physicians’ Perceptions of Shared Decision Making Behaviors: A Qualitative Study Demonstrating the Continued Chasm Between Aspirations and Clinical Practice. Health Expectations. Epub ahead of print.
  39. Stoll, C., Roberts, S., Cheng, M., Crayton, E.V., Jackson, S. & Politi, M.C. (2015). Barriers to mammography among inadequately screened women.  Health Education and Behavior, 42(1) 8–15.
  40. Politi, M.C., Kaphingst, K.A., Kreuter, M., Shacham, E., Lovell, M.C., McBride, T. (2014). Knowledge of health insurance terminology and details among the uninsured. Medical Care Research and Review, 75(1), 85-98.
  41. Politi, M.C., Dizon, D.S., Frosch, D.L., Kuzemchak, M.D., & Stiggelbout, A.S. (2013). Importance of clarifying patients’ desired role in shared decision making to match their level of engagement with their preferences. BMJ, 347:f7066.
  42. Politi, MC, Wolin, K & Légaré, F (2013). Implementing Clinical Practice Guidelines about Health Promotion and Disease Prevention through Shared Decision Making. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 28(6):838-44. PMCID: PMC3663950
  43. Politi MC, Clayman ML, Fagerlin A, Studts JL, Montori V. (2013) Insights from a Conference on Implementing Comparative Effectiveness Research Through Shared Decision Making. Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research, 2(1), 23–32. PMCID: PMC3575182.
  44. Politi, M.C., Lewis, C.L. & Frosch, D. (2013).  Supporting shared decisions when clinical evidence is low.  Medical Care Research & Review, 20(1S), 113 – 128. doi: 10.1177/1077558712458456.
  45. Politi, M.C., Studts, J.L., Hayslip, J. (2012). Shared Decision Making in Oncology Practice:  What Do Oncologists Need to Know? The Oncologist, 17, 91–100.
  46. Gaissmaier, W., Wegwarth, O., Skopec, D., Muller, A-S., Broschinski, S., & Politi MC. (2012). Numbers can be worth a thousand pictures: individual differences in understanding graphical and numerical representations of health-related information. Health Psychology, 31(3), 286-96.
  47. Politi, M.C. & Street, R.L. (2011). The importance of communication in collaborative decision making:  Facilitating shared mind and the management of uncertainty. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 17, 579–584.
  48. Politi, M.C., Clark, M.A., Ombao, H. & Légaré, F. (2011). The Impact of physicians’ reactions to uncertainty on patients’ decision satisfaction. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 17, 575–578.  PMCID: PMC2978752.
  49. Politi, M.C., Clark, M.A., Ombao, H., Dizon, D., Elwyn, G. (2011). Communicating uncertainty can lead to less decision satisfaction: A necessary cost of involving patients in shared decision making? Health Expectations, 14 (1), 84–91. PMCID: PMC3010418.
  50. Politi, M.C. & Légaré, F. (2010). Physicians’ reactions to uncertainty in the context of shared decision making. Patient Education and Counseling, 80, 155–157. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2009.10.030.
  51. Politi, M.C., Han, P.K.J., & Col, N.F. (2007). Communicating the uncertainty of harms and benefits of medical interventions.  Medical Decision Making, 7(5), 681-695.  DOI: 10.1177/0272989X07307270. PMID: 17873256.

For a full list of publications, please visit Dr. Politi’s PubMed webpage.