Innovations To Promote Shared Decisionmaking
Innovations To Promote Shared Decisionmaking Wednesday, February 17, 2016
In shared decisionmaking, the clinician provides information to the patient that facilitates the understanding of the possible outcomes of various treatment options, and encourages the patient to consider his or her personal values and to fully participate in making treatment-related decisions. The use of decision aids including video-based, electronic, and paper-based tools can support this process and help patients understand available treatment options.
The featured Profiles include a selection of innovations designed to promote shared decisionmaking in various settings and medical specialties.
The featured QualityTools include decision aids and tools for patients to increase their knowledge about treatment options, and tools for clinicians to assist patients when making medical decisions.
- State Legislation Promotes Use of Shared Decisionmaking Through Demonstration Project, Learning Collaborative, and Recognition of Decision Aids as Informed Consent
- Shared Decisionmaking Tools Plus Peer Support Lead to More Efficient and Effective Mental Health Consultations and High Satisfaction
- Online Tutorial and Interactive Workshop Support Physicians in Employing Shared Decisionmaking With Patients, Reducing Antibiotic Use for Acute Respiratory Infections
- Health Plan Leadership Promotes Shared Decisionmaking Through Use of Decision Aids by Surgeons, Contributing To Lower Joint Replacement Rates and Overall Health Care Costs
- Shared Decision Making for Breast Cancer Patients Leads to High Levels of Patient Satisfaction, and Comfort With Decisions and Treatment Preferences
- Personalized Support Improves Patient-Physician Communication and Enhances Decisionmaking for Breast Cancer Patients
- Revised Consent Process Based on Customized, Easy-to-Understand Form Enhances Patient Understanding and Decisionmaking for Cardiac Catheterization