Engaging patients in their heathlcare and wellbeing: the PHE-S (Patient Health Engagement Scale) and its possible applications in the digital health era
dott.ssa Caterina Bosio. Coordinatrice del Progetto: Prof.ssa Guendalina Graffigna
Project Coordinator: "Guendalina got her PhD in Psychology (with scholarship) at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan (UCSC) in 2007, where she is now full professor. At the same University he is a member of the coordination of the PhD school in Psychology and part of the board of directors of the TROFIC University Centre. Since 2018 she is the director of the EngageMinds Hub University Research Centre, dedicated to the theme of Engagement in Health.
Her research and scientific activities are mainly devoted to patient engagement in health and wellbeing, consumer health psychology, healthcare organization innovation and ehealth. She has spent the last 10 years of activity in constructing bridges between scientific/academic knowledge and. At present she is coordinating an intra and inter university reflection for contributing to priorities and policies discussions on patient engagement.
In 2014 she validated the PATIENT HEALTH ENGAGEMENT Scale: the first measure of the patients' psychological experience of engagement in chronic care management, which is now widely adopted by healthcare and research organizations worldwide.
She counts more than one hundred of scientific pubblications and according to the international scientific database Scopus she is the most productive scholar in the domain of PATIENT ENGAGEMENT.