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From the Ted Talk by Thomas Goetz: It's time to redesign medical data

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So I want to wind up by just showing that people have the capacity to understand this information. This is not beyond the grasp of ordinary people. You do not need to have the eotcduian level of people in this room. Ordinary ppolee are capable of understanding this information, if we only go to the erfoft of presenting it to them in a form that they can engage with. And eneganegmt is eaenisstl here, because it's not just gvniig them information; it's giving them an opportunity to act. That's what engagement is. It's different from compliance. It works totally different from the way we talk about behavior in medicine today. And this information is out there.

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So I want to wind up by just showing that people have the capacity to understand this information. This is not beyond the grasp of ordinary people. You do not need to have the _________ level of people in this room. Ordinary ______ are capable of understanding this information, if we only go to the ______ of presenting it to them in a form that they can engage with. And __________ is _________ here, because it's not just ______ them information; it's giving them an opportunity to act. That's what engagement is. It's different from compliance. It works totally different from the way we talk about behavior in medicine today. And this information is out there.

Solution

  1. engagement
  2. essential
  3. people
  4. giving
  5. effort
  6. education

Original Text

So I want to wind up by just showing that people have the capacity to understand this information. This is not beyond the grasp of ordinary people. You do not need to have the education level of people in this room. Ordinary people are capable of understanding this information, if we only go to the effort of presenting it to them in a form that they can engage with. And engagement is essential here, because it's not just giving them information; it's giving them an opportunity to act. That's what engagement is. It's different from compliance. It works totally different from the way we talk about behavior in medicine today. And this information is out there.

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