Reminders of Money Lead American Patients to Desire Greater Autonomy

The rise of price transparency systems and point-of-sale payment options in the United States is increasing the frequency with which people encounter reminders of money in healthcare environments. Across four experiments, this research demonstrates that such cues may significantly impact the patient-doctor relationship by increasing patient’s desire for decision autonomy.


Jodie Whelan and Miranda R. Goode (2018) ,"Reminders of Money Lead American Patients to Desire Greater Autonomy", in E - European Advances in Consumer Research Volume 11, eds. Maggie Geuens, Mario Pandelaere, and Michel Tuan Pham, Iris Vermeir, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 267-268.


Jodie Whelan, York University, Canada
Miranda R. Goode, Western University, Canada


E - European Advances in Consumer Research Volume 11 | 2018

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