Papers & Publications

October 31, 2014

Making a case for patient-centered care

By Victor M. Montori Victor M. Montori

During the period 2013-2014, authors in the KER UNIT have published JAMA viewpoints that have expressed our philosophy of clinical care and research. In June 2013, Hassan Murad and I wrote a viewpoint paper called Synthesizing Evidence: shifting the focus from individual studies to the body of evidence. In this article, we pointed out five […]

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Tags: Chris del Mar, decision aids, evidence based medicine, Hassan Murad, Henry Ting, International Shared Decision Making Conference, International Society for Evidence-based Healthcare, Jaun Pablo Brito, KER Unit, minimally disruptive medicine, Montori, patient-centered care


November 16, 2012

Diabetes Decision Aids in the Media

By Mystery User

Dr. Montori was recently featured on Mayo Clinic Medical Edge Radio, which produces a daily 60-second health segment. His discussion about the diabetes decision aids and shared decision making can be heard here.

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November 16, 2012

ISDM 2013: Call for Abstracts extended

By Mystery User

The deadline for abstract submissions for ISDM 2013 has been extended until January 11, 2013. Abstracts are to submitted electronically at the conference website.

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September 22, 2012

Peru ISDM 2013: Call for Abstracts

By Mystery User

We are happy to announce we have made our call for abstracts and reviewers for ISDM 2013, which will be held in Lima, Peru June 16-19, 2013. Details can be found in our ISDM 2013 call for abstracts and in our ISDM2013 call for reviewers. ISDM conferences are a unique venue for worldwide sharing of knowledge […]

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July 14, 2012

New treatment guidelines consider patient characteristics

By Mystery User

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal, Health & Wellness magazine, New Strategies for Treating Diabetes, discusses new guidelines for treatment of Type 2 diabetes which were published in June. The new guidelines suggest patient preferences and characteristics such as age and general health be considered by doctors when treating patients with Type 2 […]

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March 29, 2012

National Academy for State Health Policy releases report “Shared Decision Making Advancing Patient-Centered Care through State and Federal Implementation”

By Mystery User

~Written by Kasey Boehmer, Knowledge and Evaluation Research Unit This report is based on information, recommendations, and conclusions arrived at through the organization’s convening of state and federal officials, SDM experts, and consumer, purchaser and provider representatives in October of 2011. It highlights what progress has been made at the state policy level to include […]

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December 30, 2011

What patients want

By Mystery User

An interesting article from KevinMD.com was shared with us: “How much guidance do patients want with their medical decisions?” Victor Montori, MD, comments: While the surveys consistently show that not all patients would like to make the final decision about treatments, these surveys have two major flaws:  1) The majority of patients interview have never experienced a high-quality shared decision making […]

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June 19, 2011

Shared decision making makes the news!

By Mystery User

Jeff Baillon from KSMP-TV in the Twin Cities, Minnesota made a nice report explaining practice variation and discussing shared decision making.  The Diabetes Medication Cards made a cameo appearance.  Enjoy below.  Thanks to Gary Schwitzer for alerting of this via twitter. Investigators: Minnesota Health Care: MyFoxTWINCITIES.com

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August 21, 2010

Educational resources for patients

By Mystery User

Mayo Clinic patients have access to a broad array of healthcare education and counseling services through the Barbara Woodward Lips Patient Education Center, which enables them to be partners in their health care.   The Center makes efforts to reach diverse audiences, as seen in its new design for teen patient education material.  In this video, patients and staff discuss the Barbara Woodward […]

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