How healthcare providers can address non-adherence
Learn techniques on assessing current adherence and “nudging” patients to be more adherent
In this masterclass, Dr Sheri Pruitt will talk about a powerful, evidence-based approach to change patient behavior.
The masterclass will provide tools for healthcare providers to use in order to assess their patients’ current adherence to medication, and how to address it.
Dr Pruitt will take you through different techniques to ‘nudge’ patients into improved adherence in day-to-day life, to ensure that they better adhere to medication more regularly.
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About Dr Sheri D. Pruitt
Dr. Sheri Pruitt is a licensed clinical psychologist with 29 years of experience in academia, private and public health care systems, and independent consulting. For 16 years, she was Director of Behavioral Science Integration, at Kaiser Permanente in Northern California. In that role, Dr. Pruitt guided all behavioral change efforts in the Sacramento, California medical centers, creating large scale programs for physicians, employees, and patients, alike. She was a pioneer in digital health and the use of technology for health behavior change.
Earlier, Dr. Pruitt worked as a scientist for the World Health Organization where she developed award winning, global models of care for chronic conditions and was the principal author of two books. She was on the faculty at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine where she gained extensive experience in research, publishing, and graduate level education.
She has maintained a private consulting practice throughout her career and is now focused exclusively on helping companies and organizations meet their goals using evidence-based strategies.
Dr. Pruitt holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Education (Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Oklahoma, a Master of Science (with distinction) and a Doctorate from the University of New Mexico.